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When we talk About Us at UnitedWeStay, we’re including all 11 million of us, who are making our way in this country as we work and search for the fulfillment of its promise with a promise of our own -- to make the U.S. a more diverse, stronger and ultimately greater nation.

As Supreme Court Mulls Dreamers, Kushner Revives Immigration Plan

As Supreme Court Mulls Dreamers, Kushner Revives Immigration Plan

The president’s son-in-law is hoping that a looming ruling will spur interest in his proposal, which is similar to one he tried to push last year.

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With No Braille Option, a Blind Man Failed His Citizenship Exam

Lucio Delgado said U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services did not deliver the Braille reading test he had requested. He may get another chance next week.

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With Coronavirus, ‘Health Care for Some’ Is a Recipe for Disaster

The Trump administration’s treatment of immigrants could make the epidemic worse.

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A ‘Dreamer’ Finds His Sense of Belonging

A ‘Dreamer’ Finds His Sense of Belonging

Dr. Tyndall, clutching a bouquet of pink and ivory roses and ranunculus began her vows: “Now that I know where this is going, I want to thank you for everything you are to me. For being practical and playful, for being emotionally available, supportive and even therapeutic at times.”
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With ‘The Trade,’ Matthew Heineman Puts a Human Face on a Divisive Issue

These are very difficult films to make, but the difficulty pales in comparison to what our subjects go through on a daily basis. I derive so much inspiration and hope from the people we film, who are going through such life-altering circumstances or journeys, or life threatening situations, or overcoming certain things. So yes, this is a show about difficult subject matter. But I think audiences — as did I and everyone who worked on this series — will find enormous hope and inspiration in the perseverance of the human spirit, which just permeates almost every one of our characters.
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Eighth person dies in ICE custody this fiscal year

Eighth person dies in ICE custody this fiscal year

The woman was the eighth person to die under immigration detention in fiscal 2020, which ends in late September. The same number of people died under similar circumstances in all of fiscal 2019. ...
A Migrant Father Sends His Son To The U.S.: ‘I Know That He’s Safe’

A Migrant Father Sends His Son To The U.S.: ‘I Know That He’s Safe’

To date, some 60,000 asylum seekers like Marvin Zelaya Sr. are waiting in dangerous Mexican border cities while their cases play out. On Feb. 28, a federal appeals court in California blocked the administration policy known as Remain in Mexico, but later stayed that order. The case is expected to end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. ...

Key Trump administration officials failed to act on warnings about family separation, watchdog reports

The ORR director at the time confirmed he was informed of the increase of separated children in 2017, and was copied on outreach to US Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement -- two agencies within DHS -- about the issue.
Scott Lloyd, the former ORR head, told lawmakers last year that he didn't share concerns about family separation with superiors-- a question prompted by an earlier testimony of an official who said he raised issues with the policy prior to implementation. ...

 

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