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5 things to know about Trump’s new ‘public charge’ immigration proposal

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Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials announced Saturday that immigrants who legally use public benefits like food assistance and Section 8 housing vouchers could be denied green cards under new rules ai Read more >

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Immigration crackdown makes women afraid to testify against abusers, experts warn

CHARLOTTE — One morning last January, Maria made a call that would change her life. Read more >

ICE Is Targeting Immigrants Who Agree to Take In Migrant Children

The U.S. government does not have the resources to deport every undocumented immigrant in the United States. America only has so many deportation judges, detention beds, and ICE agents. Thus, federal authorities must set priorities for immigration enforcement. Read more >

Should Immigration Laws Be Respected?

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Under Trump arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled

(Aug. 13, 2018) Federal arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have more than tripled under President Donald Trump and may still be accelerating, according to an NBC News analysis of Immigration and Customs Enforcement data from his first 14 months in office. Read more >

“THERE WON’T EVEN BE A PAPER TRAIL”: HAS STEPHEN MILLER BECOME A SHADOW MASTER AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT?

(Aug. 12, 2018) For the past year, Miller has been quietly gutting the U.S. refugee program, slashing the number of people allowed into the country to the lowest level in decades. “His name hasn’t been on anything,” says a former U.S. official who worked on refugee issues. Read more >

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While in ICE custody, thousands of migrants reported sexual abuse

(July 22, 2018) As migrant children wait in U.S. immigration detention centers to reunite with their families, public records reveal that in the past decade, thousands of people have reported sexual abuse while in a similar type of immigration custody. Emily Kassie, an investigative reporter and producer who obtained the data and spoke to survivors for The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more. Read more >

U.S. Mayors and NPNA Partners Urge USCIS to Reduce "Second Wall" of Citizenship Application Backlogs


Nearly 50 U.S. mayors and county executives delivered a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Lee Francis Cissna today demanding that the agency reduce the backlog of over 753,000 pending citizenship applications and cut processing time down to six months
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Grannies Respond - Abuelas responden

From Grannies Respond, traveling to the border: Grannies Respond started off as a small group of people in Beacon, NY, who wanted to "go down to the border and just do something" after all the terrible news of children being torn from their families and thrown in cages. Read more >