By Mary Campbell. Oftentimes, people make decisions that can negatively or positively impact their and their family’s lives. As such, when making certain decisions, individuals must ensure that it is the best one, not just for themselves, but for the other parties involved. Sadly, this is no longer the case in today’s society. Persons are […]
HERSHEY, PA – DECEMBER 15, 2016: President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence shake hands on stage at a Thank You rally held at the Giant Center. – Image By Travis Morales The Trump/Pence regime poses a catastrophic danger to humanity; a threat that it’s up to us to stop now. RefuseFascism.org has issued […]
By Selena Gomez (Time.com)
In the 1970s, my aunt crossed the border from Mexico to the United States hidden in the back of a truck. My grandparents followed, and my father was born in Texas soon after. In 1992, I was born a U.S. citizen thanks to their bravery and sacrifice. Over the past four decades, members of my […]
Launching September 28, 2019 BROOKLYN, NY – A timely new immigration-focused web series, Green Card: A Love Story (#GCALS) premieres at a Caribbean-themed launch party on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the actual film location at 204 Parkside Avenue, Brooklyn NY. Green Card: A Love Story is created and written by B. Nandi Jacob and directed by Roderick A. […]
The updated policy directly impacts US government employees and service members, many of whom are temporarily assigned to posts overseas for extended periods. The policy says children living abroad with a parent who is a US government employee or US service member will not be considered to be " 'residing in the United States' for purposes of acquiring citizenship" under a section of immigration law.
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, and Ryan Browne, CNN Washington (CNN) – The Trump administration is making it more difficult for the children of some US service members and US government employees living abroad to automatically become US citizens, according to a policy alert released Wednesday by US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The rule appears to primarily […]
This Labor Day will be a historic one for a coalition of organized labor and immigrant rights advocates in New York. In January, both camps celebrated the passage of the state DREAM Act, which made undocumented immigrants eligible for in-state college tuition assistance. Several months later, the state Legislature overcame bipartisan resistance to authorize driver’s licenses for […]
Arleigh Louison, who submitted over 1,800 fraudulent immigration applications indicted on 12 counts of making false statements in immigration documents
By Elias G. Brenda and Kathy (names changed for privacy), who spoke to Caribbean American Weekly recently, alleged that Arleigh Louison, a Grenadian national and New York resident, had defrauded them as he orchestrated a sham immigration practice in an office building located on 223rd Lenox Road, Brooklyn, adjacent to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s office. Federal […]
The State Department statistics offer a window into how the Homeland Security Department's forthcoming public charge regulation could reshape the legal immigration system. Under the regulation, which is expected to be finalized in the coming days, DHS will adopt a more aggressive public charge analysis to evaluate applications for green cards and visa renewals.
By Ted Hesson, POLITICO The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits skyrocketed under President Donald Trump, according to State Department data obtained by POLITICO. Between Oct. 1 and July 29, the State Department denied 5,343 immigrant visa applications for Mexican nationals on the grounds […]
Rocket dockets are unnecessary to ensure that people attend their immigration hearings. Immigrant families are generally eager to attend their hearings. These hearings are the only way for them to obtain permanent protections in the United States.
By Katy Murdza, Immigration Impact In an attempt to rush through immigrant families’ court cases, the government began implementing “rocket dockets” in September 2018 for parents and children who had recently entered the United States together without authorization. The program is intended to discourage Central American families from coming to the United States by quickly […]
Now, under the administration’s new rule, immigration officers can apply expedited removal to anyone picked up anywhere in the United States who cannot prove that he or she has been living continuously in the country for two or more years. The lawsuit is asking a federal judge to stop the administration from applying expedited removal so broadly.
By Karolina Walters, Immigration Impact The Trump administration recently announced it would start applying a fast-tracked deportation process known as “expedited removal” to hundreds of thousands more people than ever before. People across the United States could be deported within hours of being picked up by immigration officers, with no opportunity to see a judge […]