Supreme Court Rejects Review Over Factual Questions in Immigration Removal Proceedings

Supreme Court Rejects Review Over Factual Questions in Immigration Removal Proceedings

By Kate Goettel, Immigration Impact The Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision on May 16 rejecting federal court review of fact-finding done by immigration courts. The Court’s reasoning could have wide-ranging impacts on many more types of immigration relief. The case—Patel v. Garland—centers around Pankajkumar Patel, a native of India, who erroneously checked a box […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and His Model of a Progressive Prosecutor’s Office

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and His Model of a Progressive Prosecutor’s Office

New York, NY – January 4, 2022: Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez speaks during press conference in District Attorney office. (Shutterstock) By Manuel Holguin Eric Gonzalez became the first Latino District Attorney elected in New York State in November 2017. Gonzalez became acting DA after his predecessor, Ken Thompson, was diagnosed with cancer and took […]

The U.S. Immigration Debate

Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.

The U.S. Immigration Debate

By Claire Felter, Danielle Renwick, and Amelia Cheatham, CFR Introduction Immigration has been a touchstone of the U.S. political debate for decades, as policymakers have weighed economic, security, and humanitarian concerns. Congress has been unable to reach an agreement on comprehensive immigration reform for years, effectively moving some major policy decisions into the executive and […]

Less Immigrant Labor in US Contributing to Price Hikes

Less Immigrant Labor in US Contributing to Price Hikes

By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he’s replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery. In Houston, Al Flores increased the price of his BBQ restaurant’s brisket plate because the cost of […]

The Anti-Immigrants Don the Cloak of Trumpism, Again

The Anti-Immigrants Don the Cloak of Trumpism, Again

New York City – July 12, 2019: People taking part in the “Lights4Liberty” protests against President Trump’s planned ICE raids against immigrants and the detention centers along the southern border. (Shutterstock) By America’s Voice In the United States, Trumpism salivates over the prospect of achieving, in the short term, control of Congress, and with its […]

USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period of Work Permits for Certain Applicants

USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period of Work Permits for Certain Applicants

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that increases the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), available to certain EAD renewal applicants, to up to 540 days. The increase, which will be effective immediately on May 4, 2022, will help avoid gaps in employment for noncitizens with pending […]

Mayor Adams Kicks Off Campaign to Highlight IDNYC Expansion of Benefits

Expanded Access Includes New Cultural Institutions and Recreational Centers

Mayor Adams Kicks Off Campaign to Highlight IDNYC Expansion of Benefits

New York, NY – April 26, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams deliver State of the City address and reflection on the first 100 days of his administration at Kings Theatre (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today kicked off a campaign to highlight new benefits, including access to cultural institutions and other recreational […]

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