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 […]

Immigrant Workers Who Report Labor Violations Will Be Protected Under This New Policy

Immigrant Workers Who Report Labor Violations Will Be Protected Under This New Policy

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Immigrant workers who are the victims of labor exploitation are often faced with a difficult choice. They can either stay quiet out of fear of deportation or come forward to report coercive conduct. Looming over that choice is the possibility that the employer may retaliate by calling U.S. Immigration and […]

Visa Options for Nurses to Immigrate to the US

Visa Options for Nurses to Immigrate to the US

By JR Holguin Across the country and in New York, hospitals and nursing homes face a nursing shortage, and while there are many efforts to address the deficit, one that could mitigate the situation might be overlooked, migrant nurses. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing details some of the factors that are causing the […]

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 […]

City Announces Naming of Immigrant Heritage Plaza

City Announces Naming of Immigrant Heritage Plaza

Photo Credit: Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) NEW YORK, NY – The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro, NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue, NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez and diverse immigrant communities today announced the naming of the historic Immigrant Heritage Plaza located south of Bowling Green Park. […]

TWU: MTA Service Cuts Will Hurt Blue-Collar, Essential, Frontline and Immigrant Workers!

TWU: MTA Service Cuts Will Hurt Blue-Collar, Essential, Frontline and Immigrant Workers!

New York City, NY/ USA- 11-18-18: NYC Subway Employee Workers Repair Work Underground Train Tracks New York City Subway Jobs. (Shutterstock) Local 100 President Richard Davis attacked the MTA for planning to cut subway service in an Op-Ed. Davis says service cuts will force riders to wait longer for trains, experience more crowding, and lead […]

Almost 1 Million Immigrants Granted US Citizenship in 2022

Almost 1 Million Immigrants Granted US Citizenship in 2022

According to new figures from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the countries where most of these new citizens came from were Cuba, the Philippines, India, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews and ceremonies were suspended, resulting in a backlog of applications that got approved only […]

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 […]

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