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Trump Deportations Helped Spread COVID ‘Disaster’ to Central America

One in five COVID cases in Guatemala can be traced back to the U.S., according to a new report from Refugee International. ...

Trump announces new visa restrictions on immigrant workers but exempts agriculture, food service, health

The department’s latest “border wall status” report shows that after nearly four years and some $15 billion in federal funding directed to the effort, despite completing projects to replace outdated and dilapidated fenci ...

Opinion: Trump says his visa crackdown will help put Americans back to work. It won’t

It’s easy to argue that Americans should be first in line when jobs come back (a process that may have already begun, if the May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is any indication). But businesses and empl ...

Trump adds uncertainty to future of DACA participants

"I think Congress knows it needs to do something but obviously with this administration, having tried to pass legislation, people know it's an uphill battle," said Kerri Talbot, director of federal advocacy at Immigratio ...

Trump administration finalizes rule that could lead to delays in work for asylum seekers

USCIS has also proposed a rule that would impose a charge on asylum applications and another that bars asylum seekers who illegally crossed the border from obtaining work authorization. ...

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

“I think he can go further and he must go further to actually solve these problems,” Franco said. She said that federal agencies such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement “really parallel what we’re seeing in local pol ...

Businesses Brace for Possible Limits on Foreign Worker Visas

Citing the economic slump, the president could act this week to limit H-1B, L-1 and other visas as well as a program allowing foreign students to work in the United States after they graduate. ...

US Blocks Travelers Visas From Burundi Over Deportations

Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. has imposed visa restrictions on Gambia, Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea, and Sierra Leone to pressure them to accept the return of their citizens, citing international legal obligations. ...

How young people are combating anti-black racism in their immigrant communities

Second-generation Americans are organizing online to translate educational resources, combat disinformation, and express solidarity with the black community. ...

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