New Report and Mapping Tool Provide Insight Into NYC Neighborhoods Where Immigrants Are Most At-Risk for Negative Health Outcomes
CMS said that the report comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate immigrant communities and vaccine distribution in New York City has been uneven across racial and socioeconomic groups.
DHS Secretary Mayorkas invited to hear directly from communities that have suffered abuse at the hands of ICE.
Immigrant rights leaders say they will shut it down again.
“And to ensure the health and safety of these kids, HHS took steps to open an emergency facility to add capacity, where these children can be provided the care they need while they are safely—before they are safely placed with families and sponsors.”
A New $22 Million ‘Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab’ Is Being Launched by Voto Latino and Media Matters
According to a release, the “new initiative will combat disinformation targeting the Latinx community.”
On Thursday, the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 was introduced to both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is the lead Senate sponsor, while Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) is the lead House sponsor.
Immigrant Youth Demonstrate Outside of ICE Building to Demand Biden Immediately Stop All Deportations
“Under the Biden-Harris administration, ICE and CBP [U.S. Customs and Border Protection] have continued to enforce their racist and cruel anti-immigrant agenda by deporting over 26,000 immigrants, including thousands of Black immigrants to countries including Cameroon, Haiti and Jamaica,” a release about the action said.
“Other changes include using ‘undocumented noncitizen’ or ‘undocumented individual’ rather than ‘illegal alien’ and ‘integration or civic integration’ instead of ‘assimilation,'” Axios noted.
“Biden himself received three times more individual contributions ($5,364,994) from executives and leading employees of the border industry than Donald Trump ($1,730,435),” the report said.
Organizers are also calling to empty all detention centers, by releasing individuals into the community.
Black Immigrant Rights Groups Say ICE Scheduled More Deportations to Haiti, Including Those of Pregnant Women
“The flights include five pregnant women, including two women who were almost at full term (36-weeks and 35-weeks pregnant), risking the safety of the expectant mothers,” the release added.
This Is the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Panel That Wasn’t Part of Diaspora Summit With Smithsonian
According to Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora (BUDPR), three statehood advocates were invited to speak at the panel. BUDPR told Latino Rebels last week that two of the advocates declined the invitation, with the other individual not responding.
According to United We Dream, the ads will run on platforms like Hulu and Pandora as well as online on local and national news outlets like CNN and NBC.
New Jersey Immigrant Advocates Protest Menendez and Booker, Saying Deportations Haven’t Stopped Under Biden
Cosecha noted that the protesters included families of undocumented immigrants currently detained by ICE.