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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.

Why Trump’s Immigration Policies Will Be So Hard to Undo

Originally Published in Rolling Stone Tessa Stuart - October 13, 2020 The president’s ethnonationalist agenda could take years to unwind, but the families targeted by it don’t have that long A demonstration against Trump’s border wall in Calexico, California, 2019 Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images “The moment Trump became a presidential candidate, I was worried because of what ...

The Attack On The American Dream May Destroy The Economy

Originally Published in Forbes Benjamin Laker - October 13, 2020 The 2020 visa suspension has vehemently added to the dozens of telling systematic changes that took effect in America over the last four years, part of an ongoing battle to change the American ethos around immigration and mitigate its importance to the growth and prosperity ...

What Is The Key To Fixing America’s Immigration Program

Originally Published in Forbes Andy J. Semotiuk - October 13, 2020 What is to be done with the approximately 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States? That ... GETTY There is no doubt that immigration has played a large part in presidential election campaigns. It played a pivotal role in the last one, ...

Supreme Court Rules That Census Count Can Be Cut Short

Originally Published in The New York Times Adam Liptak and Michael Wines - October 14, 2020 After extending the deadline to count every person in America, a process complicated by the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration reversed course. Critics saw a political motive. Census workers planning routes in New York in March. A Supreme Court ...

Iowa prosecutor charged over deportation threats to doctor

Originally Published in ABC News Ryan J. Foley - October 14, 2020 An Iowa prosecutor has been charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to pursue meritless criminal charges against his ex-fiancee, a doctor from Iran, that he warned could cause her deportation IOWA CITY, Iowa -- An Iowa prosecutor has been charged with harassment for ...

Immigrants to the U.S. Create More Jobs than They Take

Originally Published in KelloggInsight Based on Research by Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin F. Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda - October 5, 2020 “The idea is that immigrants come to your community and they take jobs,” says Ben Jones, a professor of strategy at Kellogg. “That could mean that people already in the community could have ...

U.S.-Mexico border encounters rise in September despite Trump restrictions

Originally Published in Reuters Frank Hesson and Frank Jack Daniel - October 14, 2020 WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Border Patrol agents have picked up more migrants at the southwest border in recent months despite sweeping new controls put in place by the administration of President Donald Trump during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the ...

Column: Trump expands crackdown on illegal immigration as early ballots are cast

Originally Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune Michael Smolens - October 14, 2020 The Trump administration is stepping up immigration enforcement. (John Gibbins / The San Diego Union-Tribune) Immigration authorities are targeting ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions for more robust enforcement after lull due to coronavirus pandemic President Donald Trump’s hard line on illegal immigration may come back ...

Feds appeal restriction at Virginia immigrant detention site

Originally Published in The Washington Post Associated Press - October 13, 2020 FARMVILLE, Va. — Justice Department lawyers on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s order that bars them from transferring inmates to a Virginia immigration detention center that experienced a massive coronavirus outbreak. The interlocutory appeal takes jurisdiction over the case from U.S. District Court ...
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