‘There is no more room in New York’: Mayor Adams takes Mexico

‘There is no more room in New York’: Mayor Adams takes Mexico

By Joe Anuta | October 5, 2023 The New York City mayor is on a four-day whirlwind trip through Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia, including the dangerous Darién Gap. MEXICO CITY — Joe Biden’s loudest Democratic critic on immigration is taking his message south of the border. After repeatedly blasting President Joe Biden over his handling of […]

The Biden administration extends TPS protection for Venezuelans

The Biden administration extends TPS protection for Venezuelans

Chicago, IL – The Biden-Harris administration extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans who arrived to the United States before July 31, 2023. The measure will grant 18 months of protection against deportation, work permits and a social security number for those who apply and are found eligible for this protection. This announcement is the result of months of advocacy […]

Mayor Adams’ Statement on President Biden’s Extension and Redesignation of Venezuelan Asylum Seekers for Temporary Protected Status

Mayor Adams’ Statement on President Biden’s Extension and Redesignation of Venezuelan Asylum Seekers for Temporary Protected Status

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams tonight released the following statement after hearing directly from the White House about President Joseph Biden’s decision to extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelan asylum seekers in the country who entered the United States before July 1, 2023 — something Mayor Adams has been calling for […]

Immigrant Advocates Applaud TPS Re-Designation for Venezuelans, Granting Newest NYers Immigration Relief & Work Authorization

Immigrant Advocates Applaud TPS Re-Designation for Venezuelans, Granting Newest NYers Immigration Relief & Work Authorization

New York, NY—Today, the Biden administration announced it will be extending and re-designating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans who arrived in the United States before July 31, 2023. Temporary Protected Status is a temporary immigration status granted by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to individuals who are unable to return home safely due […]

The Uncertain Fate of DACA: 11 Years Later, Dreamers Still Face Deportation Threat

The Uncertain Fate of DACA: 11 Years Later, Dreamers Still Face Deportation Threat

By JR Holguin Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald / Shutterstock.com Eleven years since the creation of DACA, Dreamers continue facing the uncertainty of deportation due to the 2021 ruling by a Texas judge declaring it illegal, barring new recipients from applying and leaving the fate of DACA uncertain. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen […]

A Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2023

A Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2023

From The White House During Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we celebrate the achievements and dreams of the millions of people of Caribbean origin now living in the United States while honoring the shared history of joy and perseverance that has united and enriched life across our region for centuries. There is no single Caribbean American identity. […]

Rep. Clarke: “We Are A Nation of Immigrants, Founded By Immigrants”

Rep. Clarke: “We Are A Nation of Immigrants, Founded By Immigrants”

Photo Courtesy: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s Office WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) joined New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams, members of New York’s Congressional delegation, and immigration activists for a press conference outside of the U.S. Capitol to call for federal action on an agenda to address the immediate asylum […]

Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 11-16-2022: Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants crossed the Rio Bravo after the judge announced the suspension of title 42, to request humanitarian asylum in the United States. (Shutterstock) By JR Holguin President Biden continues to uphold Title 42, which was exploited as a necessary measure during the Covid-19 pandemic by the Trump Administration […]

Holy High Rollers: Prosecutors Take Down Phony Pastors who Targeted Immigrants in $28 Million Ponzi Scheme

Holy High Rollers: Prosecutors Take Down Phony Pastors who Targeted Immigrants in $28 Million Ponzi Scheme

By Lukas I. Alpert, MarketWatch “I’m everything you imagine me to be, as long as it’s good and it’s Godly.” That’s how Dennis Jali, a South African self-proclaimed finance guru sold his Christian-themed program of financial success to crowds of mainly African immigrants at churches and banquet halls in and around Baltimore and Washington, D.C. […]

New York Lawyer Accused of Duping Hundreds of Immigrants Disbarred

New York Lawyer Accused of Duping Hundreds of Immigrants Disbarred

By Chinekwu Osakwe, Reuters (Reuters) – A New York lawyer accused of filing more than 1,000 “fraudulent and frivolous” immigration applications was disbarred six years after being acquitted of criminal charges alleging the same behavior, according to a document filed in New York’s First Appellate District Tuesday. Owolabi Salis was accused by New York’s Attorney […]

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