Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2021: Protesters demonstrate in a show of support and solidarity with those Afghans who are attempting to escape from the country and the ongoing systematic violence. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Can immigration avoid a cold winter in Congress? That’s the question immigrants and their advocates are asking […]

Three-Quarters of Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela Struggle to Access Basic Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

Three-Quarters of Refugees and Migrants from Venezuela Struggle to Access Basic Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

There were lots of Venezuelans crossing the border into the land of Colombia. This was captured on 61222 in La Parada, Colombia. (Shutterstock) Geneva: Some 4.3 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela face challenges accessing food, housing, and stable employment, a recent assessment concludes. Despite the progress achieved through various regularization and documentation initiatives implemented […]

The Condition of the Refugee Resettlement Program in 2023

The Condition of the Refugee Resettlement Program in 2023

Reynosa, Mexico – Nov. 17, 2021: Central American migrants eat breakfast in the dining tent at the U.S. asylum seekers’ tent camp on the Plaza de la Libertad near the border. (Shutterstock) By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact The Biden administration announced on September 27 that the cap on refugee admissions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 would be […]

UN: 75% of 6 Million Venezuelan Migrants go Unfed, Unhoused

UN: 75% of 6 Million Venezuelan Migrants go Unfed, Unhoused

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – February 8, 2019: Community of Venezuelans in Uruguay gathered to protest against International Contact Group for Venezuela and to support the Venezuelan National Assembly. (Shutterstock) By Kathia Martínez, Associated Press PANAMA CITY (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that almost three-quarters of the 6 million Venezuelan migrants currently in Latin America […]

As Adams Attacks GOP Govs, Many New Migrants from Border to NYC Come on Their Own

“Since I was a kid, I always dreamt of New York,” said one refugee who flew to the city, sponsored by a San Antonio nonprofit — even as mayor claims no knowledge of refugees arriving by air.

As Adams Attacks GOP Govs, Many New Migrants from Border to NYC Come on Their Own

New York, NY – September 12, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams speaks during annual Jerusalem Post conference at Gotham Hall. (Shutterstock) By Gabriel Poblete and Katie Honan, THE CITY At daybreak Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams made an appearance at his new welcome center for asylum-seekers a few blocks Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, emphasizing his commitment […]

How Schools Welcome Newly Arrived Immigrant and Refugee Students

How Schools Welcome Newly Arrived Immigrant and Refugee Students

By Rich Andre, Immigration Impact School is back in session. For many states and localities across the country, that means welcoming newly arrived immigrant and refugee youth into the classroom. There will be increased need for student support this fall, given that the United States has resettled more than 76,000 Afghans and 100,000 Ukrainians over […]

Haitians are Still Dying in Their Search for Survival

Haitians are Still Dying in Their Search for Survival

Members of Black Lives Matter protest outside Federal Building to denounce the segregationist immigration policies of the Biden administration, Tuesday, Step. 21, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Shutterstock) By America’s Voice With the recent commemoration of Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19 (observed as a federal holiday on Monday, June 20) and the observance of World Refugee […]

DHS Mayorkas Message to Migrants: Do Not Come

DHS Mayorkas Message to Migrants: Do Not Come

Migrants from Guatemala turn themselves over to a Border Patrol agent after crossing the border wall between the United States and Mexico on May 12, 2021 in Yuma, Arizona. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke, Journal Exclusive As the pandemic unfolded in 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), under former President Donald Trump, issued […]