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Following the News — Influencing the Narrative

It’s impossible to change anything if we’re unaware of what’s going on — in our community and across the nation. Being well-informed increases our ability to influence events. UWS is the ONLY dedicated daily source of immigration news. But it’s not enough to be informed. We must take action. Our stories have the power to rewrite the news, to rewrite the history of this country.

California has spent $43 million suing the Trump administration. It’s paying off, officials say Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article244692807.html#storylink=cpy

Originally Published in The Sacramento Bee Andrew Sheeler and Kate Irby - August 10, 2020 California has spent $43 million suing President Donald Trump’s administration over the past four years in a legal campaign ...

The ACLU has officially called to abolish the Department of Homeland Security

Originally Published in Mic Ray Levy-Uyeda - August 10, 2020 The American Civil Liberties Union announced Sunday its demand to dismantle the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In a USA Today op-ed, ACLU executi ...

ICE Facility Turns Ambulance Away After Detainees With Coronavirus Warn ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Originally Published in Newsweek Chantal da Silva - August 10, 2020 Immigration attorneys are questioning why an ambulance they called to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Bakersf ...

The LAPD branded these two brothers MS-13 gang members. Prosecutors say they were deliberately framed

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Matthew Ormseth and Dorany Pineda - August 11, 2020 Early on a Thursday morning in February, two men in suits rapped on the door of the South Los Angeles apartment that ...

The Number Of Immigrants Who Have Died In ICE Custody Is The Highest Since 2006

Originally Published in BuzzFeed News Adolfo Flores and Hamed Aleaziz - August 7, 2020 "This was of course a foreseeable tragedy that ICE had ample warning about, and still ICE has allowed these preventable deaths to ...

GOP senators introduce bill to allow judges to hold illegal immigrants who miss hearings in contempt

Originally Published in Fox News Adam Shaw - August 6, 2020 'We must stop those who come into our country illegally and ensure justice is swift,' Sen. Kelly Loeffler says. EXCLUSIVE: Two Republican senators on Wedne ...

George W. Bush to release 43 portraits of immigrants in new book

Originally Published in CNN Caroline Kelly - August 6, 2020 (CNN) Former President George W. Bush will release a book of 43 portraits of immigrants in conjunction with an exhibition on the value of American immigra ...

Commentary: Suspending visas will further upend our economy

Originally Published in San Antonio Express News Dennis Nixon - August 6, 2020   A flag is waved outside the White House in 2017. The Trump administration’s moves to limit H-1B visas will have an immedi ...

Over 5,800 Americans Gave Up Citizenship In First Half of 2020, Double The Numbers Through All Of 2019

Originally Published in Newsweek Jocelyn Grzeszczak - August 8, 2020 Americans are renouncing their citizenship at record levels, with twice as many people giving it up in the first six months of 2020 than the enti ...

U.S. immigration and citizenship applications will be more costly. Here are the new fees.

Originally Published in the Miami Herald Daniel Shoer Roth - August 8, 2020 Come Oct. 2, immigrants and foreign nationals in the United States will have to pay substantially more in fees to apply for many immigrati ...

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