Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Immigration Migrants arriving in Washington are met with open arms from advocates but limited support from local government Advocates worry that new arrivals are being denied critical resources WASHINGTON — As Washington continues to receive busloads of migrants from southern states, community organizations and immigrant advocacy groups are taking the lead in aiding the ... CONTINUE READING Immigration Immigration activists draw from historical resistance to fight Title 42 WASHINGTON -- In 2021, CBP carried out over 1.6 million apprehensions at the border –– a level not seen for 20 years, according to a March report by the American Immigration Council. As the crisis at ... CONTINUE READING Photo by Greg Bulla on Unsplash || remain in mexico policy Featured, Immigration Lawmakers split on effectiveness of Remain in Mexico policy WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats sparred over immigration policy Wednesday at a House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on the Trump administration's "Remain In Mexico" policy that a court ordered President Joe Biden to continue. And top Homeland ... CONTINUE READING Immigration Maryland advocates seek to aid unaccompanied children Nearly 5,500 unaccompanied migrant children were relocated to Maryland between October 2020 and September 2021, the highest number in the past six years, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Refugee ... CONTINUE READING
Afghan Refugee Resettlement Remains National Priority, Officials Say

Afghan Refugee Resettlement Remains National Priority, Officials Say

The successful assimilation and accommodation of refugees and U.S. allies from Afghanistan will remain a top priority, Biden officials said during a virtual town hall this week to discuss Operation Allies Welcome – a federal initiative aimed at the resettlement and rehabilitation of vulnerable Afghans. 

New data show more immigrants expelled at border

Over 70,000 immigrants were expelled at the Mexico border during the month of February, President Joe Biden’s first full month in office, under a directive put in place by the Trump administration to target them as public health threats, according to new U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.

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