Daily Archives: July 14, 2020

An immigrant of Eastern Europe, Tony Surak made the most of his American Dream

“There was this gentleness and kindness,” she said, “that radiated from him and filled the room.” ...

Immigration courts reopen despite rising coronavirus cases

The American Immigration Lawyers Association has urged the agency to postpone the majority of non-detained hearings until the health crisis has subsided. ...

A Japanese war bride who overcame an immigration ban with JFK’s help is lost to covid-19

Originally published by The Washington Post   Kimiko Yamaguchi was 20 and cleaning rooms at a British military hotel in Kyoto when her girlfriend said an American serviceman wanted to meet her. It was 1946, a y ...

International Students Denied U.S. Entry Under New Visa Rules-Court Documents

Originally published by The NY Times WASHINGTON — International students have already been denied entry to the United States under new Trump administration rules that bar them from the country if their schools hold all ...

More Than 200 Schools Back Lawsuit Over Foreign Student Rule

The suit from Harvard and MIT argues that ICE issued the policy without offering any justification and without allowing the public to respond. It also says the agency is breaking from its March 13 promise to provide flex ...

Mexican Man With Coronavirus Dies in ICE Custody

An El Salvador man died in May after testing positive for coronavirus at a San Diego, California, ICE facility. A Guatemala man died later that month at a Lumpkin, Georgia, facility. ...

‘They Put Us in Here to Let Us Die’: ICE Prison Sees Outbreak of Coronavirus—and Guard Violence

Over two-thirds of migrants locked up at a private ICE facility tested positive for COVID-19. “You don’t treat humans like this. You don’t treat dogs like this,” one detainee said. ...

Prison CEOs Say They Had No Clue Guards Pepper-Sprayed Hundreds of Immigration Detainees

There have been more than a dozen pepper-spraying incidents since the start of the pandemic. ...

America’s Immigration System Is Fractured Beyond Repair

The next president will be tasked with fixing the damage Trump has done, but they will need to do much more than that. ...

Schools, Businesses, Cities Push Back On Rule Blocking Some International Students

Several other organizations have filed their own lawsuits challenging the Trump administration's new policy. Massachusetts filed a federal suit joined by attorneys general in 16 states and the District of Columbia; Johns ...

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