Family Separation Has Caused Life-Long Trauma Years Later

Family Separation Has Caused Life-Long Trauma Years Later

By American Immigration Council Staff, Immigration Impact Four years ago, immigration lawyers and advocates began to see a disturbing practice emerge: the U.S. government began to forcibly separate children—some very young—from their parents at the border. Now, years later, some families are still separated. For those put back together, the scars of trauma are life-long […]

USCIS Brings Back Family Reunification Programs for Haitians and Filipino Veterans

USCIS Brings Back Family Reunification Programs for Haitians and Filipino Veterans

By Melissa Cruz, Immigration Impact Two parole programs that were terminated under the Trump administration are getting a second life under President Biden. The Filipino World War II Veterans Parole (FWVP) program and The Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) program aim to reunite eligible U.S. citizens and residents with certain family members who live abroad and who are waiting […]