BREAKING NEWS: Biden’s Immigration Policy to Shield Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens from Deportation

BREAKING NEWS: Biden’s Immigration Policy to Shield Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens from Deportation

Editorial credit: Tennessee Witney / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer Washington, DC: Today, Tuesday, June 18, Biden’s new immigration policy, set to be unveiled at a White House event, brings a much-needed ray of hope to the lives of undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens. The policy aims to shield them from deportation, allowing them to work […]

Clarke Celebrates The Biden-Harris Administration’s Action To Keep Families Together

Clarke Celebrates The Biden-Harris Administration’s Action To Keep Families Together

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com   Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) released the following statement regarding the Biden-Harris Administration’s action to ensure that U.S. citizens with noncitizen spouses and children are able to keep their families together:   “As we commemorated 12 years of America being uplifted and bettered by DACA […]

USCIS Clarifies Guidance on Adopting a Child Through the Hague Adoption Convention Process

USCIS Clarifies Guidance on Adopting a Child Through the Hague Adoption Convention Process

Editorial credit: Shutterstock On June 14, 2024, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services updated the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify how prospective adoptive parents (PAPs) can adopt a child through the Hague Adoption Convention process. This policy manual update affirms our commitment to the standards and principles of the Hague Adoption Convention, including safeguards to protect […]

Grantee Reveals Dangers Facing Immigrant Workers at West Virginia Chicken Plant

Grantee Reveals Dangers Facing Immigrant Workers at West Virginia Chicken Plant

By USC Center for Health Journalism The Pilgrim’s Pride chicken factory in Moorefield, West Virginia, has a history of dangerous working conditions, from spinning saw blades to grabby conveyor belts to sharp metal hooks and knives. Those conditions have consistently endangered its immigrant workforce, reports 2023 National Impact Fund grantee Allen Siegler of Mountain State […]

CASA Calls on President Biden to Keep His Promise to DACA Recipients

CASA Calls on President Biden to Keep His Promise to DACA Recipients

Editorial credit: Jason and Bonnie Grower / Shutterstock.com Washington, DC – With DACA’s 12-year anniversary fast approaching on June 15, 2024, CASA issued the following statement, reflecting on the uncertainty that young people with this immigration status face. Immigrant activists call on President Biden to take administrative actions to provide relief and protection for immigrant […]

City Council Passes Bills to Survey Migrants’ Health Needs and Work Obstacles

City Council Passes Bills to Survey Migrants’ Health Needs and Work Obstacles

Editorial credit: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.com By Danel Parra, City Limits “We must accumulate data to understand how the city has supported work permit applications, entrepreneurship, workforce development initiatives, and access to health care in order to identify the gaps in our efforts,” said the bill’s sponsor, Councilwoman Carlina Rivera. Lea la versión en español […]

Biden’s New Changes to the Asylum Process: What You Need to Know

Biden’s New Changes to the Asylum Process: What You Need to Know

Editorial credit: Roberto Galan / Shutterstock.com By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick | Immigration Impact On June 4, President Biden issued a sweeping order under section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act claiming that allows him to “suspend the entry” of most migrants who cross the border between ports of entry, echoing a similar order issued by President Trump in November 2018. Like […]

Executive Order to Shut Down the Border Would Put Thousands of Lives at Risk

Executive Order to Shut Down the Border Would Put Thousands of Lives at Risk

By Deirdre Schifeling and Lee Gelernt | ACLU WASHINGTON — The White House released today a fact sheet announcing details on an impending executive action from the Biden administration that will severely restrict people’s legal right to seek asylum. Among the measures announced, the administration will effectively shut off asylum for the overwhelming majority of people arriving […]

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