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Judge Blocks Trump Policy That Favors Wealthy Immigrants

A federal judge in New York issued a nationwide injunction on Friday blocking implementation of a new federal policy that would deny legal residency to immigrants who are likely to depend on public we Read more >

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Trump just quietly cut legal immigration by up to 65%

(Oct. 9, 2019) With one proclamation signed late Friday evening last week, President Donald Trump made his adviser Stephen Miller’s dreams of restricting legal immigration a reality. Read more >

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Trump administration sets lowest cap on refugee admissions in four decades. Again.

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Acclaimed immigration film 'El Norte' returns, more relevant than ever

Filmmaker Gregory Nava was still early in his career when he made his mark with “El Norte,” the movie that made its debut in 1984 to rave reviews, sparked a national conversation about the situation in Central America and the realities of migrating to the U.S. and more importantly, influenced legislation at the time. Read more >

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The Trump White House Wants Agreements To Reduce Immigration From Central American Countries By October

The White House has directed Department of Homeland Security officials to secure so-called “safe third country” style agreements, which require asylum-seekers traveling through a country to first seek protection there, with two more Central American countries by the end of the month in a bid to slash immigration to the US, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.
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What Immigration Attorneys Are Telling Their Clients Now: ‘Brace Yourselves’

Advocates fear that new Trump-administration rules will leave the public in a “world of darkness.” Read more >

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