The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

Over the years, immigrants have been demonized, especially during President Trump’s administration. Recently, the Texas State Governor, Gregory Abbott, exhibited deplorable behavior by sending many immigrants to New York and other states on buses. Other Republican governors have since joined him. The ongoing inhumane treatment of immigrants has made them desperate for legalization while striving […]

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 […]

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, […]

Conservatives’ Federal Case Challenges Immigrant Voting — Using Ex-Council Members’ Own Words

Adams administration officials, including culture commissioner Laurie Cumbo, feature prominently in case that alleges illegal racially discriminatory intent that harms Black voters.

Conservatives’ Federal Case Challenges Immigrant Voting — Using Ex-Council Members’ Own Words

New York, NY – January 21, 2019: NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo speaks during 33rd Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. (Shutterstock) By Yoav Gonen, THE CITY An Indiana-based conservative legal group has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to derail a local law that would […]

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 […]

Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess

Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 31: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during media briefing urging President Joe Biden to declare ‘climate emergency’ on January 31, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact When members of Congress return from their August recess, they will find several immigration measures urgently […]

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