The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for the care of immigrant children.
May 18, 2019
Over 70 foundations have signed a joint statement on immigration in the wake of President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries.
The statement, published ...
February 8, 2017
... Trump administration has been working to reduce family-based immigration to the United States and limit legal immigrants’ use of public ... the potential for a major back-door overhaul of the legal immigration system by imposing new standards that would fall most heavily on ...
August 1, 2018
... other vulnerable communities to the core.
Restrictive immigration policies that were promulgated in 2017 weaken fundamental rights, ... leaders and activists. In addition, plans to reduce legal immigration, from family reunification to high-skilled employment to the ...
April 25, 2018
... of Homeland Security would create a harsh new standard for immigration officials to decide whether to let immigrants lawfully in the ... legal entry come and rejoin family. Under the proposed rule, immigration officials could turn away lawfully residing immigrants seeking to ...
September 27, 2018
... using public benefits.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rule dramatically expands the circumstances under ... the new standards, replacing guidelines in place since 1999, immigration officials will look at factors including the person’s age, ...
August 14, 2019
Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter signed by 90 bipartisan mayors from 29 states and the District of Columbia to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling on her to drop the proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule
October 10, 2018
... providers, and funders in rejecting this harmful immigration policy that departs from longstanding immigration policy in place for nearly two decades. The final rule in ...
August 15, 2019
This blog post considers how the benefits of expanding CalEITC will be curtailed if it is not extended to immigrants.
May 14, 2019
... who are ineligible for housing assistance based on their immigration status. Currently, HUD allows families to live together in ... ...
Housing, Faith, Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Immigration Leaders Rally to Oppose HUD Rule That Would Separate Families or ...
May 10, 2019
... welcoming immigrants. It would radically reshape our legal immigration system, putting the wealthy at the front of the line, ahead of ... afraid to seek programs that support basic needs. With about one in four children having at least one immigrant parent, this issue ...
October 10, 2018
... as the greater philanthropic community, on a wide range of immigration and immigrant integration issues, including education, health, ...
January 30, 2017
... ) on issues at the intersection of tax credit access, immigration status, and racial and ethnic equity. Although the EITC is no ... with Kevin Douglas, Director of National Programs at GCIR, about the latest developments, how the public charge rule fits into the larger ...
September 12, 2019
... to today’s ruling:
“This case has never been about a line on a form. It is about whether everyone in America counts. This ruling means they do.”
June 27, 2019
... path. Elsewhere in the nation, we see news reports about the damage and sympathize with the homeowners and business owners who ... who live and work in the affected region, and their lack of immigration status disqualifies them from receiving assistance from FEMA. Not ...
October 17, 2017
... had begun a discussion with its members after the election about taking a public stance against Trump’s immigration policies. Some funders were keen to have their funding strategies ...
February 6, 2017
... a popular flea market, to talk with fellow immigrants about their willingness to participate in “el censo” — the 2020 census. ... President Trump blocked the release of documents about that census . His administration has added a question about citizenship ...
June 25, 2019
In targeting migrant families for immigration enforcement, Trump administration officials have defended the operations being carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by saying these individuals have had ... are removable and that they received written notice about the hearing.
While at first glance this exceedingly high in ...
July 30, 2019
Until a few months ago, Arturo Vargas’s worries about the 2020 Census mostly involved ways to help Latinos get online to fill ... census authorities.
The current national climate over immigration issues has increased overall distrust of government to new heights ...
January 11, 2019
The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their citizenship status on the 2020 census has galvanized a national ...
June 25, 2019