Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Somalis To Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Somalis To Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

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. […]

Sen. Maj. Leader Chuck Schumer, Sens. Dick Durbin & Chris Coons, & Catholic Cardinal Wilton Gregory to Join CEOs, University Presidents, Dreamers and Farm Workers in Push for Immigration Solutions in 2021

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.

Sen. Maj. Leader Chuck Schumer, Sens. Dick Durbin & Chris Coons, & Catholic Cardinal Wilton Gregory to Join CEOs, University Presidents, Dreamers and Farm Workers in Push for Immigration Solutions in 2021

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 […]

What you Need to Know: How can Undocumented Immigrants Receive HIV/AIDS Treatment in NY?

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.

What you Need to Know: How can Undocumented Immigrants Receive HIV/AIDS Treatment in NY?

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 […]

Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

“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 […]

Immigration Anxiety

Immigration Anxiety

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 […]

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

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 […]

US Investment Alone Won’t Solve Central America’s Migrant Crisis

US Investment Alone Won’t Solve Central America’s Migrant Crisis

USA Vice President Kamala Harris met Guatemala’s President and community leaders to discuss migration and corruption control. – Guatemala – Guatemala City 06-07-2021 (Shutterstock) By Nicole Narea, VOX A key prong of the Biden administration’s plan to address the root causes of migration from Central America is to bring more foreign investment to the region, […]

Panic Attacks Highlight Stress at Shelters for Migrant Kids

Panic Attacks Highlight Stress at Shelters for Migrant Kids

By Julie Watson, Amy Taxin and Adriana Gomez Licon, AP News Paramedics were called regularly to treat children suffering from panic attacks so severe their hands would constrict into balls and their bodies would shake. The outbursts often occurred after other children were taken away to be reunited with families, dashing the hopes of those […]

Nine Years After DACA, Dreamers Still Wait for Path to Citizenship, Immigration Reforms

Nine Years After DACA, Dreamers Still Wait for Path to Citizenship, Immigration Reforms

Activists wearing a t-shirt reading “Undocumented and Unafraid” and “Latina Power” at a rally to protest president Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA Downtown Portland, OR, on September 5th, 2017 (Shutterstock) By Rocco Vertuccio, NY1 QUEENS — Protected from deportation under the DACA program, starting a career as an electrical engineer is one of the […]