As Trump Escalates Dangerous Threats to Immigrants and America, Biden Campaign Should Draw Sharp Contrasts and Deliver

As Trump Escalates Dangerous Threats to Immigrants and America, Biden Campaign Should Draw Sharp Contrasts and Deliver

Editorial credit: Consolidated News Photos / Shutterstock.com Vanessa Cárdenas: “The Biden campaign has the chance to draw sharp contrasts between two visions for citizenship, immigration, asylum, and refugees in the 21st century and re-engage the strong majority of voters … who prefer solutions and a balanced approach to immigration over Trump’s scorched-earth nativism and MAGA […]

Anti-Immigrant Focus of Donald Trump and Texas GOP Combine to Escalate Dangers to U.S.

Anti-Immigrant Focus of Donald Trump and Texas GOP Combine to Escalate Dangers to U.S.

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Washington DC – Following Texas Gov Greg Abbott’s endorsement of Donald Trump, his signing of the state’s new extreme anti-immigrant bill, and Trump’s latest ugly immigration comments in the state, observers are highlighting the stakes and dangers for Texas, immigrant and Latino communities, and the larger nation. According to Mario Carillo, Campaigns Manager […]

Congress Punts on Supplemental Funding While Setting up Future Fight on Immigration

Congress Punts on Supplemental Funding While Setting up Future Fight on Immigration

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick | Nov 17, 2023 After weeks of uncertainty as to whether Congress would reach a deal to fund the government and avoid a shutdown, earlier this week Congress passed a continuing resolution bill which funds the government through the end of the year. But this delay will only last a matter of months. In […]

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Announce Full Restoration of National Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Announce Full Restoration of National Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

Photos courtesy: NYC DOT By NYC DOT | November 16, 2023 Installed more than 60 years ago as a symbol of hope and unity in the hemisphere, medallions had fallen into disrepair, with only 18 original medallions remaining in early 2023 Creating new, safe and up-to-date signage along Sixth Avenue to honor 43 nations and […]

New Report Reveals Systemic Barriers for Haitian refugees Seeking Employment and Stability in the U.S.

New Report Reveals Systemic Barriers for Haitian refugees Seeking Employment and Stability in the U.S.

Editorial credit: Yu Kuo-wei / Shutterstock.com Watch the interview with Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and TakeRoot Justice on the Humanitarian Parole Crisis here. Research shows systemic flaws, documents a legacy of racist immigration practices, makes recommendations for equitable treatment for all asylum seekers NEW YORK: Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and TakeRoot Justice released a new report, “Humanitarian Parole Crisis: How Racist Policies and Practices Deny Haitian […]

Implementation of a New Family Reunification Parole Process for Ecuador

Implementation of a New Family Reunification Parole Process for Ecuador

Editorial credit: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced implementation of a new family reunification parole (FRP) process for certain nationals of Ecuador. This process allows an eligible beneficiary to be considered for parole into the United States on a case-by-case basis while they wait for their family-based immigrant visa […]

Four Key Points for Democrats on the Immigration Moment

Four Key Points for Democrats on the Immigration Moment

By America’s Voice | November 9, 2023 Washington, DC – Republicans are seeking to use the supplemental funding process to enact a host of permanent and draconian immigration policy changes. Some Senate Democrats, such as Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) among others, are expressing openness to the discussion. The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, […]

USCIS Proposes Significant Changes to the H-1B Program

USCIS Proposes Significant Changes to the H-1B Program

By Leslie Dellon | Nov 3, 2023 The H-1B program may undergo significant changes as early as October 1, 2024. The Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a 94-page proposed rule to “modernize” the H-1B program.   The H-1B is a temporary (nonimmigrant) visa category for employers to petition for workers in […]

What a U-turn! How Dem Mayors of Five Sanctuary Cities WELCOMED Migrants Before Begging Biden for Meeting as They Head to DC to Demand $5 BILLION … but Eric Adams Mysteriously Skips Talks and Returns to NYC

What a U-turn! How Dem Mayors of Five Sanctuary Cities WELCOMED Migrants Before Begging Biden for Meeting as They Head to DC to Demand $5 BILLION … but Eric Adams Mysteriously Skips Talks and Returns to NYC

Editorial credit: Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com By Germania Rodriguez Poleo | November 2, 2023 Five Democratic mayors headed to Washington DC this morning to beg the Biden administration for a staggering $5 billion in federal funds – but shortly after arriving, New York City’s Eric Adams abruptly and mysteriously returned home. The liberal mayors of New York City, Chicago, Los […]

New York City Council Passes Landmark Bill of Rights for Immigrant Workers

New York City Council Passes Landmark Bill of Rights for Immigrant Workers

By Amir Khafagy | November 2, 2023 The New York City Council passed landmark legislation today establishing the city’s first workers’ bill of rights, a victory for immigrant workers. The bill, which was first introduced by Brooklyn Council Member Shahana Hanif in May, would require multiple city departments as well as community and labor organizations to […]

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