• ‘Don’t Let Them Take Me Away Again.’ Mothers and Children Sue Trump for Harm Inflicted by Zero Tolerance Policy
    September 20, 2019

    Five mothers and their children sued the U.S. government on Thursday for forcibly separating them in 2018. The five families are among the thousands of parents and young children who were split apart for months under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The lawsuit demands accountability and compensation for the families’ significant and long-lasting trauma. […] The post ‘Don’t Let Them Take Me Away Again.’ Mothers and Children Sue Trump for Harm Inflicted by Zero Tolerance Policy appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Government Watchdog Says US Officials Were Unprepared to Address Children’s Trauma After Family Separation
    September 19, 2019

    In summer 2018, the Trump administration attempted to deter asylum-seeking families from coming to the United States by separating children from their parents at the southern border. It was immediately clear that separated children’s trauma would be long-lasting. Now, the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released a study […] The post Government Watchdog Says US Officials Were Unprepared to Address Children’s Trauma After Family Separation appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • ICE Plans to Build ‘Hyper-Realistic’ Tactical Training Facility That Can Simulate ‘Urban Warfare’
    September 18, 2019

    At a new training facility at Fort Benning in Georgia, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is reportedly planning to build “hyper-realistic” simulations of homes, schools, courtrooms, and commercial buildings to replicate the type of environment its agents encounter on the field. The facility will reportedly be used to train ICE “Special Response Teams,” as […] The post ICE Plans to Build ‘Hyper-Realistic’ Tactical Training Facility That Can Simulate ‘Urban Warfare’ appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • US Visa Policies Prevent Tech Startups From Hiring Foreign Workers
    September 17, 2019

    Tech startups are engines of innovation, economic growth, and job creation. Yet U.S. visa policies may be preventing startups from hiring the highly skilled foreign professionals they need to succeed. A new study looks at foreign and U.S.-born workers who recently graduated from American universities. Researchers specifically wanted to see where foreign workers with a […] The post US Visa Policies Prevent Tech Startups From Hiring Foreign Workers appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Welcoming Week 2019 Showcases America’s Inclusive Spirit
    September 16, 2019

    Welcoming Week 2019 has arrived. Communities around the nation are spending the week of September 13 – 22 bringing together immigrants, refugees, and longtime residents in a spirit of unity and celebration. Despite the daily news on immigration, Americans are far more welcoming than one might think. In fact, average Americans (the ones born here […] The post Welcoming Week 2019 Showcases America’s Inclusive Spirit appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

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