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Trump group teams with Texas in challenge to Biden immigration policies

Originally Published in Politico Josh Gerstein - April 22, 2021 A new suit alleges the administration is putting Americans at greater risk of Covid by allowing some migrants who illegally cross the border to be released in the U.S. Migrants are in custody at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing area under the Anzalduas ...

Harris: Immigration efforts designed to ‘give people some sense of hope’

Originally Published in Politico Allie Bice - April 25, 2021 The vice president talked to CNN's Dana Bash about how she is handling the diplomatic efforts on immigration. Vice President Kamala Harris has taken the lead on immigration in recent months. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Vice President Kamala Harris said Sunday the ultimate goal of ...

House Votes to Restrict Future Travel Bans, Moving to Undo Trump’s Legacy

Originally Published in The New York Times Luke Broadwater - April 21, 2021 The No Ban Act would curb the president’s expansive power to control immigration and bar restrictions on the basis of religion. It faces steep obstacles in the Senate. Representative Judy Chu, Democrat of California, sponsored the bill to bar the White House ...

4 Takeaways From Our Investigation Into ICE’s Mishandling of Covid-19

Originally Published in The New York Times Isabell Niu and Emily Rhône - April 26, 2021 The United States currently has the largest immigration detention system in the world. On any given day, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, holds tens of thousands of people in about 200 facilities across the country. And throughout the ...

My Grandparents’ Immigration Lies Shaped My Father’s View of Justice

Originally Published in The New York Times Opinion by Daniela Gerson - April 26, 2021 Credit...Illustration by The New York Times; photographs from the Gerson Family Ms. Gerson is an assistant professor of journalism at California State University, Northridge, and a co-founder of Migratory Notes, a weekly immigration newsletter. I felt like I was spying ...

Protests reveal generational divide in immigrant communities

Originally Published in The Washington Post Stephen Groves and Mohamed Ibrahim - April 26, 2021 Matilda Kromah, center, braids a clients hair at her salon, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The salon was looted after a white police officer fatally shot a Black man this month, and Kromah faced a resurgence of ...

ICE ends Trump-era policy of fining undocumented immigrants, calling penalties ‘ineffective’

Originally Published in CNN Geneva Sands - April 23, 2021 (CNN) Immigration and Customs Enforcement will no longer issue fines to undocumented immigrants who have failed to depart the United States, the agency announced Friday, a reversal from the Trump-era policy that threatened immigrants with thousands of dollars in debt to the federal government. ICE officials ...

How the Biden administration is responding to a record number of unaccompanied children at the US-Mexico border

Originally Published in CNN Priscilla Alvarez, Janie Boschma and Christopher Hickey - April 23, 2021 Washington, DC (CNN) – Just weeks after President Joe Biden took office, the number of unaccompanied minors arriving at the US-Mexico border began to jump, overwhelming the federal government’s resources and resulting in a scramble to find enough shelter space ...

Harris on her approach to immigration: ‘Most people don’t want to leave home’

Originally Published in The Hill Joseph Choi - April 25, 2021 Vice President Harris in an interview broadcast Sunday discussed her role in charge of the immigration crisis, saying her approach is based on the perspective that “most people don’t want to leave home.” “I come at this issue from the perspective that most people don't ...
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