Manhattan District Attorney Hon Alvin Bragg Discusses Immigration Fraud and Justice for All

Manhattan District Attorney Hon Alvin Bragg Discusses Immigration Fraud and Justice for All

By Linda Nwoke, Journal Exclusive As the borough’s first black prosecutor, Manhattan District Attorney Hon. Alvin Bragg is an experienced attorney with over twenty years of experience and is famous for the high-profile cases he supervised. As the state’s Chief Deputy Attorney General, he managed cases involving Harvey Weinstein, former President Trump’s administration, over census-related […]

In Honor of Citizenship Day, New York State Secretary of State Launches Citizenshipworks Portal to Assist New Americans on their Path to Naturalization

In Honor of Citizenship Day, New York State Secretary of State Launches Citizenshipworks Portal to Assist New Americans on their Path to Naturalization

Unidentified man taking the oath of allegiance at U.S. naturalization swearing in ceremony at Gettysburg, PA on Nov.19.2012. (Shutterstock) The New York State Citizenshipworks Portal Provides Free Online Naturalization Application Assistance and Virtual Legal Support The New York State Office for New Americans Offers Free & Comprehensive Support for All Stages of the Citizenship Process, […]

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 […]

The Falsehoods of Trumpism Deepen Violence, Division

The Falsehoods of Trumpism Deepen Violence, Division

By Americas Voice With less than sixty days to the midterm elections, disinformation on various social platforms, and even some traditional media outlets, is intensifying. In fact, it seems like hand-to-hand combat—or word-to-word combat, at any rate—is being fought, with every message distorting this important moment for the United States. And what is the central […]

Immigration Status Will No Longer Be a Barrier for Aspiring Lawyers in New Mexico

Immigration Status Will No Longer Be a Barrier for Aspiring Lawyers in New Mexico

By American Immigration Council Staff Written by American Immigration Council staff Leani García Torres and Raul Pinto The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative provides certain young, undocumented immigrants with a renewable two-year work permit. However, this work permit does not always mean DACA recipients can go into the profession of their choice. Certain […]

Interview: How We Exposed Scientology’s Decades of Secret Immigrant Labor

Interview: How We Exposed Scientology’s Decades of Secret Immigrant Labor

By Documented NY In an exclusive exposé produced by Documented and New York Magazine, foreign workers revealed that the Church of Scientology has recruited thousands under the pretense of religious work, but has instead compelled them to do work with questionable religious value including cleaning dumpsters and doing construction work for extended periods of time. […]

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

By Linda Nwoke A recent and unexpected surge of migrants that began as early as May has arrived in New York City, causing a swell of people staying in NYC shelters. In a briefing, Mayor Adams addressed the current wave of nearly 3,000 newly arrived migrants. Mayor Adams, Department of Social Services Commissioner Gary Jenkins, […]

Legal Work-Related Immigration has Fallen by a Third Since 2020, Contributing to US Labor Shortages

Legal Work-Related Immigration has Fallen by a Third Since 2020, Contributing to US Labor Shortages

By Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez, The Conversation With Americans having fewer children and the nation’s labor force getting older, many employers in manufacturing, aviation and other industries are having trouble finding enough workers. The gap between the demand for labor and its supply was already forming in 2017. By 2018, the U.S. economy had increasingly more […]

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 […]

Biden Moves to Stabilize the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients, but Critical Work Remains

Biden Moves to Stabilize the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients, but Critical Work Remains

Philadelphia, PA / USA – 1/20/2018: Closeup of woman in sunglasses holding a homemade protest sign that reads: “SAVE DACA” – a crowd of demonstrators is in the background. (Shutterstock) By American Immigration Council Staff Last week, the Biden administration published the final version of a regulation that seeks to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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