Immigration


Vida Kazemi is sworn in as a U.S. citizen by Allen Chrysler, immigration services officer, during a drive-up naturalization ceremony. (Image via AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
More Americans Than Ever Support Expanding Immigration. Trump Is Still Using COVID-19 to Gut It.

A new Gallup poll found that 77% of respondents overall expressed sentiments that immigration was a good thing for America.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

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4 Undocumented Arizonans Are Being Deported for Marching Against Police Brutality

Four undocumented Phoenix residents arrested while protesting police brutality are scheduled for deportation due to Arpaio-era policies.

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Salvadoran Man Becomes First ICE Detainee to Die From Coronavirus

Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia and his sisters came from El Salvador with their mother in 1980 during the country’s civil war, and he was the only one unable to obtain a green card.

President Donald Trump attends a meeting about the coronavirus with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in the Oval Office of the White House April 29 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump to States: Crack Down on Sanctuary Cities or I’ll Hold Back Coronavirus Aid

Immigrants rights advocates and Democratic lawmakers accused the president of using exploiting a pandemic to further his anti-immigrant agenda.

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They Were Denied Coronavirus Relief Because They Married Immigrants. Now, They’re Suing.

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of six American citizens denied COVID-19 relief because they filed and paid taxes with an immigrant spouse who has an ITIN.