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10 US immigration issues to watch in 2020

(Jan. 3, 2020) Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. Read more >

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Trump administration takes aim at laws allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses

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'Fundamentally Inequitable': Democratic Lawmakers Decry Trump's Proposal to Hike Immigration Fees

A group of Democratic lawmakers on Monday outlined their opposition to a Trump administration proposal which would increase application and petition fees for immigrants and asylum seekers, calling the plan "fundamentally inequitable and contrary to our nation's values." Read more >

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Urgent Request: Act NOW to Oppose 'Remain in Mexico' Program

Petitions to U.S. and Mexican governments raise concerns and opposition to "Migrant Protection Protocols" (MPP) Read more >

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US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father’s arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won’t even look at him. Read more >

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FAILING TO BRING BACK THE DEAD

[Nov. 1, 2019] QUETZALTENANGO, Guatemala — Every week, Wendy Griselda DeLeon Morales goes to a cemetery in the hills of southern Guatemala and leaves flowers on the grave of a woman who may or may not be her mother. Read more >

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