Stories tagged: "immigration"


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What Is Biden’s Plan to Reunite Thousands of Migrant Families Torn Apart by Trump-Era Border Policy?

There is “much more work necessary to right the wrongs done to these families,” said Efrén Olivares, SPLC Tucson’s deputy legal director of immigrant justice.

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Congress Needs to Fix Backlog That Silenced 300,000 Potential Immigrant Voters by Passing the Citizenship Act

The Trump administration's citizenship backlog cheated 300,000 immigrants out of exercising their voting rights. It is unfair that they should wait any longer—Congress must ratify the US Citizenship Act of 2021.

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Biden’s DOJ Officially Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule

The decision undoes the Trump administration’s massively unpopular policy responsible for the separation of more than 5,500 children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

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Immigration Advocates Call Biden’s Pause on Deportations a ‘Good First Step’

“Today immigrants across the country can breathe a sigh of relief,” Marisa Franco, National Director for Mijente said.

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GOP Senator Who Voted to Overturn Election Blocks Mayorkas Confirmation

The Missouri senator says he doesn't agree with Alejandro Mayorkas about stopping construction on the border wall.

A women participates in demonstration against  President Trump's travel ban as protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The NO BAN Act Would Save Immigrant Lives—If It Wasn’t Stalled in the Senate

A bill that limits presidential authority to suspend or restrict immigrants from coming into the country has remained in the Senate for months without review.

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Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Kneecapping Nurses Like Me

Until Nov. 8, I was a licensed nurse working on the COVID-19 frontlines. I had three jobs, often spending 19 hours a day at a rehab facility, a home health company, and the department of public health. Then, in early November, the USCIS put me out of work.