The White House released new guidance on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Maeve Sheehey and Rebecca Rainey, Politico The Biden administration announced Monday that long Covid, a condition where people experience long-term Covid-19 symptoms long after clearing the actual virus from their system, could be considered a disability under civil rights laws. The White House announced the new long Covid guidance on the 31st anniversary of […]
Unidentified men, women & children wait for relief aid in the Dadaab refugee camp where thousands of Somalis end up due to hunger on August 15, 2011 in Dadaab, Somalia. (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) extending and redesignating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from Sept. […]
With Texas federal court decision to end DACA, group to urge for immigration solutions in 2021. Legalization through bipartisanship or reconciliation needs to be achieved over inaction.
Press Conference: Wed, July 21 – 3:30 PM eastern – Senate ‘Swamp’ – US Capitol Grounds. This press conference will also be livestreamed on Facebook: facebook.com/AmericanBIC WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will join Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) along with the Archbishop of the Roman […]
Supporters of President Obama’s DAPA and DACA policies on immigration and deportation gathered at the Supreme Court during oral argument in Washington, DC on April 18, 2016. (Shutterstock) By Philip Marcelo, AP News Just a few short months ago, Lucio Perez moved out of the western Massachusetts church he’d lived in for more than three […]
Undocumented immigrants living with HIV/AIDS in New York State are eligible to enroll in uninsured care programs that provide access to free HIV and/or AIDS care. Here is a step-by-step explanation.
By Daniela Parra, City Limits New York State provides health care services to all persons, regardless of immigration status, who have or have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or have developed acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lack of health insurance is not an impediment to accessing medications and medical check-ups. New York State […]
“Free them all” – A call to action to denounce mass deportations, family separation and child incarceration along with Palestinians. – Brooklyn, NY USA July 4th, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Rafael Bernal, The Hill Granting a pathway to citizenship to all undocumented immigrants in the U.S. would boost the nation’s economy by $1.7 trillion over the […]
By Alex Gulotta, All Voting is Local The U.S. Supreme Court’s shameful ruling in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee drove home the fact that the Court is far removed from the needs of voters, and isn’t interested in ensuring democracy works for all, particularly for Latino, Native American, and Black voters in Arizona communities. The Court missed an […]
By Adrian Raftery, The Conversation The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in May 2021 that the nation’s total fertility rate had reached 1.64 children per woman in 2020, dropping 4% from 2019, a record low for the nation. The news led to many stories about a “baby bust” harming the country. The […]
Anyone who has ever been through immigration will know firsthand that this is a very stressful time that can lead to sleepless nights as he or she struggles to get through the immigration process. What are some ways to cope with immigration anxiety? Map Out Your Immigration Journey Immigration is like a journey that will […]
By Liz Vinson, SPLCenter Ten years ago this month, countless Latinx community members wanted to know what happened to their home, a state whose highway signs welcome visitors to “Alabama the Beautiful.” They ultimately marched in the streets, wearing shirts with slogans saying, “We love Alabama. We are Alabama.” Their faces were marked with worry, panic and […]