‘Cruel, Unfair and Racist’: Black Immigrants Whose Fathers Are U.S. Citizens Push to Overturn Law That Keeps Them From Obtaining Citizenship

‘Cruel, Unfair and Racist’: Black Immigrants Whose Fathers Are U.S. Citizens Push to Overturn Law That Keeps Them From Obtaining Citizenship

By Liz Vinson, SPL Center Behind the steel gates of a remote immigrant prison in Georgia lies a visitation room where detained people speak to visitors through a plexiglass window. There are messages etched on the visitor’s side – words the detained men and women sitting opposite can’t see. “Be anxious for nothing,” one message […]

Biden Immigration Overhaul Would Reunite Families Split up by Deportation

Biden Immigration Overhaul Would Reunite Families Split up by Deportation

Families separated by the border between Mexico and the United States meet this morning at the Rio Grande, where they hug for four minutes. – Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 06-24-2017 (Shutterstock) By Robert McKee Irwin, The Conversation Hundreds of thousands of immigrant families have been separated by deportation from the United States, in many cases with […]

Deportation Of Africans Cancelled After Reports Of Torture By US Immigration Service

Deportation Of Africans Cancelled After Reports Of Torture By US Immigration Service

By Lisa Vives A plane carrying Cameroonian, Angolan and Congolese asylum seekers due to take off from Alexandria, Louisiana, was cancelled with minutes to spare after advocacy groups published affidavits by detainees of torture by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. The affidavits listed a host of violent tactics ICE officials had reportedly used to […]

Attorney General James Continues Fight to Stop Deportations

AG James Leads Coalition of 16 AGs in Filing Amicus Brief Supporting Biden-Harris Administration Plan to Pause Deportations

Attorney General James Continues Fight to Stop Deportations

New York Attorney General Letitia James at the “Walk In Solidarity With Survivors” to end gun violence – Brooklyn, New York / United States – June 8, 2019 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a coalition of 16 attorneys general from around the nation in fighting alongside President Joseph Biden […]

Call for Biden’s Immediate Intervention in Mass Deportation of Haitians

Call for Biden’s Immediate Intervention in Mass Deportation of Haitians

Members of Haitian women for Haitian refugees organization rally for the restoration of TPS and permanent status for refugees from Haiti on Ocean Avenue. – New York, NY – November 8, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Jamaica Observer NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Two immigration advocacy groups in the United States are calling on newly-elected President […]

What the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Means for Undocumented Students and the Colleges and Universities They Attend

What the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Means for Undocumented Students and the Colleges and Universities They Attend

 Unidentified participants protesting Trump rescinding DACA,. Approximately 200 demonstrators gathered in UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza and marched down Telegraph Avenue – Berkeley, CA – September 05, 2017 (Shutterstock) By Sayil Camacho, The Conversion 1. What’s DACA, and what did the majority say in its ruling? President Barack Obama signed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

Why this ICU nurse treating Covid patients could be deported

The US Supreme Court is considering a case that could put hundreds and thousands of people who were brought into the country illegally as children at risk of deportation. Some of those are healthcare workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

Why this ICU nurse treating Covid patients could be deported

By Stephanie Hegarty, BBC At the beginning of April a long line of police cars snaked slowly around a hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with their blue lights flashing in the bright sun. It was a tribute, they said, to the healthcare workers risking their lives to treat patients with Covid-19. But for Jonathan Vargas […]