• It’s Time for Real Alternatives to Immigration Detention
    May 7, 2021

    Every year the U.S. government locks up thousands of non-citizens in a prison system few Americans know about—the immigration detention system. Though immigration detention is termed “civil” rather than criminal, in practice it is no different from criminal detention and is rife with abuse and neglect. The pandemic has made it more dangerous than ever […] The post It’s Time for Real Alternatives to Immigration Detention appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Biden Administration Begins Reuniting the First of Thousands of Migrant Families Still Separated
    May 5, 2021

    Four families separated under the Trump administration will be reunited this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced. They will be the first families to be reunited thanks to the efforts of the Family Reunification Task Force, launched by the Biden administration in February. It’s estimated that over 1,000 children are still separated from […] The post Biden Administration Begins Reuniting the First of Thousands of Migrant Families Still Separated appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Biden Moves to End Trump’s War on ‘Sanctuary Cities’
    May 4, 2021

    The Biden administration has ended a Trump-era policy of denying so-called sanctuary cities from receiving certain forms of federal funding. The policy had been used in retaliation against local and state governments who did not cooperate fully with federal immigration enforcement. Many courts had already ruled against these funding restrictions. There is no set definition […] The post Biden Moves to End Trump’s War on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Supreme Court Rejects Government Practice of ‘Notice-by-Installment’ in Niz-Chavez v. Garland
    April 30, 2021

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week in Niz-Chavez v. Garland that immigration law requires the government to give noncitizens complete notice about the initiation of their immigration court case at one time. The April 29 ruling denounces the government’s current practice of providing necessary information over time and in multiple documents, which can lead […] The post Supreme Court Rejects Government Practice of ‘Notice-by-Installment’ in Niz-Chavez v. Garland appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Problems at USCIS Persist, Despite Biden’s Progress on Immigration in His First 100 Days
    April 29, 2021

    When President Biden took office, he inherited a legal immigration system that was teetering on the brink of collapse. Delays within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have reached historic levels and some work permit applications are taking so long to process that thousands are losing their jobs. A new report from the American Immigration […] The post Problems at USCIS Persist, Despite Biden’s Progress on Immigration in His First 100 Days appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

Socialize