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.
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 […]
Supporters of President Obama’s DAPA and DACA policies on immigration and deportation gathered at the Supreme Court during oral argument in Washington, DC on April 18, 2016. (Shutterstock) By Philip Marcelo, AP News Just a few short months ago, Lucio Perez moved out of the western Massachusetts church he’d lived in for more than three […]
“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 […]
By Adrian Raftery, The Conversation The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in May 2021 that the nation’s total fertility rate had reached 1.64 children per woman in 2020, dropping 4% from 2019, a record low for the nation. The news led to many stories about a “baby bust” harming the country. The […]
Anyone who has ever been through immigration will know firsthand that this is a very stressful time that can lead to sleepless nights as he or she struggles to get through the immigration process. What are some ways to cope with immigration anxiety? Map Out Your Immigration Journey Immigration is like a journey that will […]
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 […]
Marriage fraud is a crime, regardless of the circumstances under which you sought to “help” an illegal immigrant circumvent legal immigration channels or if you took part in a sham marriage for money. What are the consequences of marriage fraud? Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Investigation U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have an important […]
Immigrants are particularly vulnerable because many may not speak English, are often separated from family and friends, and may not understand the laws of the United States. For these reasons, immigrants are often afraid to report acts of domestic violence to the police or to seek other forms of assistance. Such fear causes many immigrants […]
By Documented NY This explanation is part of Documented’s Glossary that will help readers understand the U.S. immigration system. What is the EB-5 visa and how investing in the US can get you one The EB-5 is an employment-based visa available to non-American investors who wish to open a business in the United States. Congress […]
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.
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 […]