Washington, D.C. – Today, on a press conference call at 11 AM Eastern, a group of advocates, experts, and litigators reacted to the latest ruling from Judge Andrew Hanen in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The speakers discussed the next steps and the information […]
Green Card Soldier. The Cost of War: Displacement and Recruitment of Immigrants in the U.S. Military
By JR Holguin Immigrants and noncitizens have been lured into enlisting in the U.S. Military since its first wars, and as the U.S. faces a recruiting crisis, many, including veterans, warn those who plan on joining not to believe everything the recruiters promise. Immigrants seeking to gain citizenship are often under the assumption that joining […]
With the prospect of a legislative solution for Dreamers – and the millions of undocumented immigrants in the country – as far off as ever, the California-Mexico Studies Center is raising anew the idea of a presidential pardon in its newsletter, “El Magonista.” The idea is not new. In 2017, immigrant rights activists asked former […]
There were lots of Venezuelans crossing the border into the land of Colombia. This was captured on 61222 in La Parada, Colombia. (Shutterstock) By Joe Walsh, Forbes Federal immigration officials on Monday extended a set of temporary protections for Venezuelans who entered the United States before March 2021, but chose not to offer protection to […]
The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to put in place guidance that prioritizes deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.
02-03-2022 Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, a group of migrants from South America crossed the Rio Bravo border between Mexico and the United States to request asylum. (Shutterstock) By Mark Sherman and Paul Weber, ABC News WASHINGTON — The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to allow it to put in place guidance that prioritizes […]
Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 04-04-19. Group of women carrying their children across the Rio Grande to try to cross the border into the United States. (Shutterstock) By Caroline Vakil, The Hill A judge in Texas on Friday threw out a policy instituted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last year that directed border officials to […]
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has contracted with private data brokers to get around some areas’ sanctuary laws, documents show.
Hackensack, New Jersey, USA – November 29th, 2020: ICE Protest outside Bergen County Jail: “ICE is fascist” sign held by a protester with other signs. (Shutterstock) By Johana Bhuiyan, The Guardian Over the last decade, a growing number of American cities and states have restricted the information local law enforcement departments can exchange with immigration […]
By Katy Murdza, Immigration Impact A lesser-known group of young people who grew up in the United States with immigration status—typically the children of noncitizens who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas—is increasingly at risk of deportation. They are known as Documented Dreamers, and when these young adults turn 21, they “age out” of […]
By BBC The United States deports tens of thousands of immigrants every year. People are deported if they’re found to have crossed into the US illegally, or if they commit a crime. The experience of being sent back to Mexico can be a daunting one, though it can also have an upside, when the skills […]
By Tsion Gurmu, Legal Manager and Staff Attorney at the Black Alliance for Just Immigration and Emily Creighton, Legal Director of Transparency The public watched in horror this September as U.S. Border Patrol agents on horses chased down Haitians and other Black migrants who were coming to the United States to seek protection. Despite outcry from […]