Tag Archives: Immigrants

Fear, Illness and Death in ICE Detention: How a Protest Grew on the Inside

Detained men and women held at a facility in Georgia are trying desperately to raise the alarm. ...

Tatiana’s luck

She came to the U.S. legally and was trying to do everything right. Then came the coronavirus. ...

Supreme Court rules immigrants who fear torture can appeal deportations in court

"As has been the case for decades now, the decisions of this Court continue to systematically chip away at this statute and other jurisdictional limitations on immigration claims, thus thwarting Congress’ intent," Thomas ...

With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

"We have no idea how they are going to start structuring and scheduling them for the rest of the year," said Benifield, who hopes government officials come up with a plan soon that allows immigrants to become citizens sa ...

Op-Ed: Republicans weaponized ‘amnesty’ to make undocumented immigrants suffer. Let’s take it back

Amnesty is not a perfect word, and it’s been made toxic by right-wing forces. But it gets at something: the vast unpaid debt this country owes the undocumented. Amnesty is not on the table. But it should be. It’s the lea ...

With citizenship ceremonies postponed, hundreds of thousands could miss chance to vote in November

Hispanic immigrants accounted for 34 percent of all foreign-born eligible voters in 2018, according to the study, while Asian immigrants represent 31 percent of immigrant voters. Both groups tend to favor Democrats, and ...

The genius of immigrants is helping restaurants survive the pandemic

Originally published by The Washington Times “Our family survived a revolution and the extremism that followed it. Then we escaped through a border covered in mines,” Sebastian Oveysi, Iranian-born chef and co-owner  ...

Power Up: Policymakers concerned that immigrants avoiding coronavirus testing and care

Originally published by The New York Times The People FEAR OF CARE: Many immigrants are avoiding testing and coronavirus treatment amid worries about being deported or hurting their chances of becoming legal permanent ...

Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus

“My wish is to be with my children there in America one day,” she said. “But if it is my turn to return, I have already lived my life. They are just beginning to live.” ...

Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

“There’s so many unknowns,” she said. “I don’t know what’s in store for us.” The pandemic has accelerated some workers’ decisions. Guadalupe Paez, 62, likely won’t return to his job cleaning cattle at JBS Packerland in ...

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