• ICE Raids: What to Expect This Week
    July 15, 2019

    After word got out about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) plans to conduct widespread raids across the country on Sunday, ICE agents appeared to scale back their plans. The enforcement agency is instead attempting a quieter—but just as damaging—approach to targeting immigrant families. ICE is reportedly targeting approximately 2,000 people in these raids. By […] The post ICE Raids: What to Expect This Week appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Cutting Interpreters From Immigration Court Risks Due Process
    July 12, 2019

    Every day, hundreds of non-English speaking immigrants show up to court for initial hearings where they will see an immigration judge for the first time. But due to a new policy, many immigrants will lose the help of dedicated court interpreters to ensure they understand what’s going on in the hearing. Instead, in-person simultaneous interpreters […] The post Cutting Interpreters From Immigration Court Risks Due Process appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Trump Administration Rejects More Student Visas From Muslim-Majority Countries
    July 11, 2019

    Hosting foreign students is a vital way the United States builds better relations with other countries. Many foreign students go on to become government, business, and academic leaders in their home countries. The opinion they form of the United States during their student years stays with them throughout their lives. If their experience in the […] The post Trump Administration Rejects More Student Visas From Muslim-Majority Countries appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • 86 Conversations Across US Show Public Opinion on Immigration Is Complex Yet Changeable
    July 10, 2019

    The American public can still deliberate civilly with one another about issues of national importance. The most recent example comes from The Kettering Foundation who hosted 86 conversations across America on the topic of immigration through their National Issues Forums (NIF). The resulting report from these conversations illustrates why efforts to engage on even the […] The post 86 Conversations Across US Show Public Opinion on Immigration Is Complex Yet Changeable appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • A New EOIR Rule Expands Powers of the Board of Immigration Appeals and Attorney General
    July 9, 2019

    The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) issued a final rule last week that expands the authority of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Attorney General William Barr when reviewing an immigration judge’s decision following a removal proceeding. The BIA reviews an immigration judge’s decision if ether the individual or the Department of Homeland […] The post A New EOIR Rule Expands Powers of the Board of Immigration Appeals and Attorney General appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

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