Sen. Maj. Leader Chuck Schumer, Sens. Dick Durbin & Chris Coons, & Catholic Cardinal Wilton Gregory to Join CEOs, University Presidents, Dreamers and Farm Workers in Push for Immigration Solutions in 2021

With Texas federal court decision to end DACA, group to urge for immigration solutions in 2021. Legalization through bipartisanship or reconciliation needs to be achieved over inaction.

Sen. Maj. Leader Chuck Schumer, Sens. Dick Durbin & Chris Coons, & Catholic Cardinal Wilton Gregory to Join CEOs, University Presidents, Dreamers and Farm Workers in Push for Immigration Solutions in 2021

Press Conference: Wed, July 21 – 3:30 PM eastern – Senate ‘Swamp’ – US Capitol Grounds. This press conference will also be livestreamed on Facebook: facebook.com/AmericanBIC WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will join Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) along with the Archbishop of the Roman […]

Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

“Free them all” – A call to action to denounce mass deportations, family separation and child incarceration along with Palestinians. – Brooklyn, NY USA July 4th, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Rafael Bernal, The Hill Granting a pathway to citizenship to all undocumented immigrants in the U.S. would boost the nation’s economy by $1.7 trillion over the […]

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

By Liz Vinson, SPLCenter Ten years ago this month, countless Latinx community members wanted to know what happened to their home, a state whose highway signs welcome visitors to “Alabama the Beautiful.” They ultimately marched in the streets, wearing shirts with slogans saying, “We love Alabama. We are Alabama.” Their faces were marked with worry, panic and […]

Immigration Scams Target Haitians Desperate for TPS Status, Advocates Warn

Immigration advocates have heralded last month’s redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a major victory for thousands of Haitians in the United States.

Immigration Scams Target Haitians Desperate for TPS Status, Advocates Warn

Members of Haitian women for Haitian refugees organization rally for restoration of TPS and permanent status for refugees from Haiti on Ocean Avenue. – New York, NY – November 8, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Sam Bojarski, Haitian Times Immigration advocates have heralded last month’s redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a major victory for thousands […]

New York’s Schools are Still the Most Segregated in the Nation: Report

New York’s Schools are Still the Most Segregated in the Nation: Report

By Jessica Gould, Gothamist UCLA’s Civil Rights Project made headlines back in 2014 when it said New York had the most segregated schools in the nation. Now, researchers there have released a new report that finds the distinction remains. New York City’s schools, in particular, are extremely segregated, and many Black students attend schools that […]

USCIS Updates Policies to Improve Immigration Services

USCIS Updates Policies to Improve Immigration Services

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued new policy updates in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the criteria and circumstances for expedited processing; improve request for evidence (RFE) and notice of intent to deny (NOID) guidance; and increase the validity period for initial and renewal employment authorization documents (EADs) for certain noncitizens with pending adjustment of […]

ICE Spread COVID-19 Across the Country, Not Just in Immigration Detention Centers

ICE Spread COVID-19 Across the Country, Not Just in Immigration Detention Centers

ICE Protest outside Bergen County Jail – “Breakdown Walls At The Border Detention Centers and Prisons” Banner held up at march against ICE. – Hackensack, New Jersey, USA – November 27th, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) mishandled the coronavirus outbreak in detention centers so badly that it […]

On Immigration, Biden Regains His Footing

On Immigration, Biden Regains His Footing

A woman takes part in a car caravan to call for the Biden administration provide a pathway to citizenship for the 4 million Black migrants in the United States, in Los Angeles, May 6, 2021. (Shutterstock) By AV Press Releases President Biden seems to have his immigration mojo back. After a flurry of pro-immigrant policymaking […]

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