This year, at least 8.2 million Latino voters cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Civic initiatives took a part in that.
This year, at least 8.2 million Latino voters cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Civic initiatives took a part in that.read more
In one of Virginia’s most diverse counties, some conservative-leaning Vietnamese Americans are on the frontlines of the Trump campaign.
In one of Virginia’s most diverse counties, some conservative-leaning Vietnamese Americans are on the frontlines of the Trump campaign.read more
Organized crime investigator Steven Dudley said governments in the U.S. and Central American react to consider MS-13, the Los Angeles-born gang that has expanded oversees and now operates mostly from El Salvador, “in a law and order way, in a criminal manner.”
Organized crime investigator Steven Dudley said governments in the U.S. and Central American react to consider MS-13, the Los Angeles-born gang that has expanded oversees and now operates mostly from El Salvador, “in a law and order way, in a criminal manner.”read more
Migrant farmworkers need increased coronavirus protection, National Advisory Council on Migrant Health says
WASHINGTON – The federal government should require COVID-19 testing to be provided for all migrant and seasonal agricultural workers because they live and work in close proximity to each other, a top official on the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health said...read more
WASHINGTON — As the U.S. moves toward the implementation of smart forms of identification, such as the new REAL ID, immigration advocates fear that this technology will be used to target undocumented immigrants. During a Rutgers Law School panel on Wednesday, Mizue...read more
At a National Immigration Law Center panel on Tuesday, Latino advocate Elsa Bañuelos said that the increased police presence in schools helps Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to expand its surveillance there.read more
WASHINGTON — President Trump proposed Wednesday that the U.S. admit 15,000 refugees for fiscal year 2021, lower than any previous caps since the refugee resettlement program's inception in 1980. “This is definitely the Trump administration's attempt to grind our...
Government halts in-person interpreters for asylum interviews due to COVID-19 fears to mixed reviews from immigration advocates
WASHINGTON — Asylum seekers who could normally depend upon an in-person interpreter now will have to use contracted interpreters to help them over the phone to help protect against COVID-19, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Wednesday. USCIS implemented a...
WASHINGTON — In a country where nearly one-third of all doctors are foreign-born, immigrants have been at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic response. But the chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship said Wednesday that undocumented...
Almost half of the 44 counties in Texas with persistent poverty are located along the U.S.-Mexico border and their high poverty rates and low wage employment are exacerbated by the significant numbers of immigrants without legal status who cannot leave the areas.
Civil rights organizations claim that a Florida ICE facility has been forcing Muslim detainees to choose between eating spoiled halal meals and pork.
Earlier this month, a California judge ordered the release of more than 100 migrant children from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody; however, after ICE failed to meet specific prerequisites to release the children, the judge declared her order was “unenforceable.” The children remain in detention.
A roughly $3 million COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Frederick, Maryland, has received fewer applications than anticipated. While one of the program’s leaders wondered whether the lower number of applicants may signal that there isn’t as much need for rental assistance in Frederick, some groups in the county may be facing concerns about applying.
A little over a week after ICE announced a ban on international students attending online-only U.S. colleges in the fall, the Trump administration rescinded the agency’s decision at a Tuesday hearing in a federal lawsuit filed by Harvard University and MIT against the Department of Homeland Security and ICE. The rescission has left many international students relieved and hopeful about their academic futures in the States, yet some are also frustrated by the chaos and stress ICE’s policy created to begin with.
ICE’s move to bar international students under the F-1 and M-1 visas from the country if they don’t attend in-person classes has left those directly affected by the policy in limbo. Those opposed to the recent announcement say that ending the exemption poses several consequences on the livelihood of international students who now face uncertain academic futures and greater health risks if forced to attend in-person classes amid the coronavirus pandemic.