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Border Officials Weighed Deploying Migrant ‘Heat Ray’ Ahead of Midterms

[August 26, 2020] WASHINGTON — Fifteen days before the 2018 midterm elections, as President Trump sought to motivate Republicans with dark warnings about caravans heading to the U.S. Read more >

U.S. restricts work permits for asylum-seekers, raising fears of homelessness and hunger

[August 25, 2020] As a single mother of two young children, including her nine-month-old U.S. citizen daughter, W.L. worries about her ability to support her family, particularly in the midst of a pandemic. Read more >

NNIRR signs on to the 2021 Immigration Action Plan

Ten Actions to Begin to Right the Wrongs of US Immigration Policy

NNIRR joins 240+ immigrant rights organizations in endorsing the Read more >

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Fear, Language Barriers Hinder Immigrant Contact-Tracing

(Aug. 19, 2020) Only a handful of contact tracers working to slow COVID-19 in 125 communities near Chicago speak Spanish, despite significant Hispanic populations. Churches and advocacy groups in the Houston area are trying to convince immigrants to cooperate when health officials call. And in California, immigrants are being trained as contact tracers to ease mistrust.  Read more >

Reviving DACA to reforming DHS: 5 immigration issues Biden could confront as president

If Joe Biden wins in November, advocates who have spent the last four years suing President Donald Trump over his immigration policy are ready to hold the Democratic nominee accountable for his campaign promises. Read more >

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DHS staffers say Trump appointees Wolf, Cuccinelli ignoring input on protests, immigration policy

[August 7, 2020] WASHINGTON — Acting Secretary  Read more >

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