Immigration

Immigration Judges Sue Trump Administration Alleging Their Free Speech Rights Have Been Violated

The lawsuit cites a 2020 Department of Justice policy that prohibits judges from speaking about policy or law, even in their personal capacities.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Judge Deals Setback to Key Trump Policy Limiting Asylum

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of the Trump administration that denies asylum to people who travel through other countries to reach the U.S.-Mexico border without first seeking protection in those countries.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 10:20 AM

My Latino Essential Worker Family Is at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19 (OPINION)

I am an essential worker. So are my parents. I know that we are at greater risk from contracting COVID-19 because we cannot stay home. We must go out to work like many other Latino families.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 4:36 PM

Detainees Report Bloody Noses, Nausea From ICE Chemical Disinfectant Use

In recent weeks, immigrant advocacy organizations have raised the alarm about the use of toxic chemical disinfectants in cramped ICE facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 6:08 PM

Justices Rule for Trump Administration in Deportation Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 11:08 AM

Isolated and Afraid, Detained Migrant Kids Worry About Virus

HOUSTON (AP) — In the isolation wing of a U.S. detention center for immigrant families, a woman from El Salvador says her 8-year-old son asks her if they are going to die.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 9:30 PM

Win for DACA Recipients Is a Win for the Country (OPINION)

Let us see what happens in November.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:08 PM

Vulnerable US Latino Communities Hard Hit by COVID-19

As the coronavirus spreads deeper across America, it’s ravaging through Latino communities from the suburbs of the nation’s capital to the farm fields of Florida to the sprawling suburbs of Phoenix and countless areas in between.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 4:16 PM

DREAMers Celebrate SCOTUS Decision, Vowing to Continue Fight for Immigration Reform

DREAMers celebrated what was an unexpected victory in a majority conservative court. 

  • Jun 18, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

Court Rejects Trump Bid to End Young Immigrants’ Protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign.

  • Jun 18, 2020
  • 10:24 AM

PEW: 75% of Americans Support Permanent Status Pathway for Undocumented Population

“There should be a way for them to stay in the country legally, if certain requirements are met” was the top answer in the poll.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 6:06 PM

Justices Reject Trump Bid to Void California Sanctuary Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s bid to throw out a California immigrant-sanctuary law that limits local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 3:45 PM

An Open Letter From Undocumented, DACAmented and Formerly Undocumented Leaders to the Immigrant Rights Movement

We are about to witness the Supreme Court slash DACA and put about 650,000 DACA recipients, including many of us, at risk of deportation. But this time we cannot do business as usual.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM

Homeland Insecurity: A Conversation With Erika Andiola

Latino Rebels Radio: June 14, 2020

  • Jun 14, 2020
  • 11:59 PM

Lawsuit Requests Immediate Naturalization for Hundreds Whose Citizenship Oath Was Derailed by COVID-19

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Plaintiffs and a proposed class covering hundreds of individuals in the region.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 12:38 PM

US Expands Virus Testing of Detained Migrants Amid Criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday that it has expanded COVID-19 testing among people held at its detention facilities following criticism of its response to the outbreak.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 10:29 AM

Trump Administration Proposes Sweeping Asylum Restrictions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed sweeping restrictions on asylum, seeking to align a legal framework with the president’s efforts to limit immigration to the United States.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 11:55 PM

Anxiously Awaiting a Supreme Court DACA Decision in the Middle of a Pandemic and a National Uprising

The court is currently set to make a decision by the end of June.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 5:17 PM

Federal Judge Briefly Stops US From Expelling Migrant Teen

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily stopped President Donald Trump’s administration from expelling a teenager to Honduras under a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic that didn’t give the teen the chance under federal law to stay in the United States.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 12:35 PM

US Deportation Flights to Guatemala to Resume

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The United States was scheduled to resume deportation flights to Guatemala Tuesday, nearly a month after the Central American country refused to accept them.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 2:11 PM

24 Years Without Justice for Denis and Julio

They continue to pay for this injustice in Peru, where they are separated from their spouses, children and families.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

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