Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 11-16-2022: Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants crossed the Rio Bravo after the judge announced the suspension of title 42, to request humanitarian asylum in the United States. (Shutterstock) By JR Holguin President Biden continues to uphold Title 42, which was exploited as a necessary measure during the Covid-19 pandemic by the Trump Administration […]

NYC Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents and 28 Council Members Urge President Biden and FEMA to Accelerate Aid to NYC for Asylum Seekers

NYC Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents and 28 Council Members Urge President Biden and FEMA to Accelerate Aid to NYC for Asylum Seekers

Hundreds of workers march to Foley Square in New York City to demand stronger worker protections and a full pathway to citizenship for immigrants on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – In a letter sent to President Joseph R. Biden and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell earlier this week, organized by New York City Comptroller Brad Lander […]

NYC Asylum Seekers Returning to Port Authority for Help

NYC Asylum Seekers Returning to Port Authority for Help

New York City, NY USA October 19, 2022. Migrants started arriving at the emergency relief center on Randall’s Island where tents hold up to 500 cots and other facilities for single adult men. (Shutterstock) By Gabriel Poblete, THE CITY Around three dozen migrants stood inside a barricaded area in the north wing of the Port […]

Biden Keeps Title 42 and Sets New Migrant Caps

Biden Keeps Title 42 and Sets New Migrant Caps

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on preserving and protecting Democracy at Union Station on November 2, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Shutterstock) By JR Holguin On Thursday, January 5, President Biden unveiled a new strategy that includes extending Title 42 expulsions of people who enter the U.S. through the southern border while granting humanitarian parole […]

The Disturbing Significance of the Proposed Asylum Ban

The Disturbing Significance of the Proposed Asylum Ban

El Paso, TX USA December 21, 2022 – Thousands of migrants are awaiting entry to the United States. (Shutterstock) By America’s Voice Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden administration unveiled its new policy vision for the border and asylum policy. Much of the related attention and focus was on the plan’s problematic expansion of Title […]

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2021: Protesters demonstrate in a show of support and solidarity with those Afghans who are attempting to escape from the country and the ongoing systematic violence. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Can immigration avoid a cold winter in Congress? That’s the question immigrants and their advocates are asking […]

Asylum-Seeking Students Reshape Charter School in Queens

Asylum-Seeking Students Reshape Charter School in Queens

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, Chalkbeat On a Friday night in early November, roughly two dozen families at VOICE charter school in Long Island City, Queens, were preparing for a New York winter — most for the first time in their lives. In the school’s ground floor gymnasium, parents who had recently migrated from Venezuela and other […]

USCIS Announces Online Filing for Affirmative Asylum Applications

USCIS Announces Online Filing for Affirmative Asylum Applications

Migrants from Colombia walk cross the border by the wall separating the United States and Mexico to turn themselves over to authorities on May 13, 2021 in Yuma, Arizona. (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, is available to file online for certain affirmative […]

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