The U.S. Immigration Debate

Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.

The U.S. Immigration Debate

New York, NY – August 17, 2021: Few dozens of DACA recipients rally on Foley Square demanding citizenship now for all undocumented immigrants. (Shutterstock) By Claire Felter, Danielle Renwick, and Amelia Cheatham, CFR Introduction Immigration has been a touchstone of the U.S. political debate for decades, as policymakers have weighed economic, security, and humanitarian concerns. […]

The Vast Majority of Americans Want Biden and Democrats to Keep Their Promises and Lean In on Immigration Policy and Politics

The Vast Majority of Americans Want Biden and Democrats to Keep Their Promises and Lean In on Immigration Policy and Politics

Doctors for Camp Closure march to close immigrant detention camps and family separation by US Customs and Border Protection. – Washington, DC/USA – October 19, 2019 (Shutterstock) By America’s Voice Washington, DC – Regaining the support and energy of the Democratic base is a critical task for Democrats ahead of the midterm elections. As recent […]

What you Need to Know: How can Undocumented Immigrants Receive HIV/AIDS Treatment in NY?

Undocumented immigrants living with HIV/AIDS in New York State are eligible to enroll in uninsured care programs that provide access to free HIV and/or AIDS care. Here is a step-by-step explanation.

What you Need to Know: How can Undocumented Immigrants Receive HIV/AIDS Treatment in NY?

By Daniela Parra, City Limits New York State provides health care services to all persons, regardless of immigration status, who have or have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or have developed acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lack of health insurance is not an impediment to accessing medications and medical check-ups. New York State […]

New York lawmakers want to give billions of dollars to undocumented, former inmates

New York lawmakers want to give billions of dollars to undocumented, former inmates

By Bill Mahoney, Politico ALBANY, N.Y. — State lawmakers in New York appear close to agreeing on a multibillion-dollar fund to provide unemployment benefits to undocumented immigrants and former prison inmates who have been excluded from federal aid packages since the start of the pandemic. Talks between legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office have progressed […]

Biden: Undocumented immigrants should get vaccine without ICE targeting them

Biden: Undocumented immigrants should get vaccine without ICE targeting them

By Jordan Williams, The Hill President Biden said Friday that undocumented immigrants should be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine without fear of being targeted by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Biden made the remark during an interview with Univision during his visit to a vaccination site in Texas. “I want to make sure […]

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 […]

Getting the Vaccine to Undocumented Immigrants

Getting the Vaccine to Undocumented Immigrants

By Linda N The seemingly unrelenting emotional rollercoaster that became official following an announcement of a pandemic by the World Health Organization is gradually coming to an end. On December 14, 2020, New York City made history by recording the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine to the first people. One of them is a health […]

“A Grateful Nation” Should Protect and Recognize Undocumented Workers

“A Grateful Nation” Should Protect and Recognize Undocumented Workers

Agricultural seasonal immigrant (migrant) field (farm) workers harvest and package (box) Romaine lettuce in the fields of Salinas Valley of central California. – Salinas, California – USA – July 1, 2015 (Shutterstock) By AV Press Releases, America’s Voice This week brings more evidence that the treatment of “essential workers” during the Trump era has been […]