Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Washington, D.C. United States 20 January 2022. Joe Biden United States President Doing Signature. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Three years ago, the Trump administration sent fear throughout immigrant communities across the nation with its Public Charge rule, which functioned as a wealth test for green card applicants. This fear had been amplified by […]

House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List

House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact As midterm election season heats up, House Republicans on the “American Security Task Force” have produced a new framework for what they say is a plan to “secure the border.” Despite the claim of new ideas to tackle the situation at the border, the framework is almost identical to prior legislative and […]

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

Orlando, FL, USA – JUNE 19, 2020: Trump, you’re fired poster. Demonstration in the USA. Voters and politics. US President Donald Trump impeachment. Elections, election campaign. (Shutterstock) By Domenico Montanaro, NPR Following the shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., focus has been trained on the “replacement” theory, also known as “white replacement” theory. That’s because a white […]

Record Low Refugee Cap Goes Into Effect, Sparking Outcry

Record Low Refugee Cap Goes Into Effect, Sparking Outcry

 Activists participating in the Refugees Welcome protest rally on the steps of the US Capitol, wearing life preservers. They were each later arrested. – WASHINGTON – October 15 2019 (Shutterstock) By Alyssa Aquino, Law360 President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally committed the U.S. to accept up to 15,000 refugees this fiscal year, crystallizing a historically […]