Undocumented mothers are bridging the gap in care for their families, but they shouldn’t have to do it alone.
PHOENIX — The power base in Arizona has shifted in the past 20 years, and we have the state’s Republican Party to both thank and blame for that.
REPORT: Immigrants Are Crucial Part of Essential Workforce, Especially in States Most Impacted by COVID-19
The Center for Migration Studies finds 19.8 million immigrants work in “essential critical infrastructure.”
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A planeload of 89 Guatemalan deportees that arrived Thursday all tested negative for the coronavirus before boarding their flight from Texas, Guatemalan officials said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has finalized an agreement with Honduras that would allow some people seeking asylum in the United States to be sent to the Central American country instead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Every afternoon, Sandra Pérez and Francisco Ramírez go over their list of fellow New Yorkers who need help because of the coronavirus pandemic. Some are sick. Others lost jobs, but have children to feed. Others are elderly or disabled. All are immigrants, like them.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund has sued the federal government over its denial of coronavirus relief payments to U.S. citizens who are married to immigrants without social security numbers.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two guards at an immigration detention center in Louisiana have died after contracting the coronavirus, raising new questions about whether the U.S. government is adequately protecting 30,000 immigrants in custody and the staff guarding them.
The #AllOfUS campaign emphasizes that across countless sectors, immigrants —regardless of status— are doing essential work on the front lines fighting COVID-19 and keeping the nation safe and healthy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ulises García went from being a waiter to working at a laundromat. Yelitza Esteva used to do manicures and now delivers groceries. Maribel Torres swapped cleaning homes for sewing masks.
To drivers on the George Washington Bridge, Martín Morales probably looked like just another weekend warrior in his windbreaker and bicycle helmet, out for a ride in the suburbs across the river from New York City.
The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that he had signed an executive order “temporarily suspending immigration into the United States.” But experts say the order will merely delay the issuance of green cards for a minority of applicants.
Organizers hope to raise at least $1 million in direct financial assistance.
Migrants’ lives are depending on how well the U.S. responds to this crisis and how seriously the lives of minoritized communities are taken into consideration. Unfortunately, the U.S. does not have a good track record of this.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said that he will sign an executive order “to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” because of the coronavirus.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kulule Amosa’s husband earns $17.70 an hour at a South Dakota pork plant doing a job so physically demanding it can only be performed in 30-minute increments. After each shift last week, he left exhausted as usual, but he didn’t want to go home.
The truth is that our broken immigration system can’t handle the coronavirus.
“To come and find yourself with your family is one of the most beautiful experiences, and I am grateful to God for the opportunity to return to my home after eight months,” said J, one of the men just released from Richwood, Louisiana.
As we continue in our quarantine, we must ask ourselves: How will school closures exacerbate educational inequalities for children of immigrants?
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s health minister said Tuesday that deportees from the United States were driving up the country’s COVID-19 caseload, adding that on one flight some 75% of the deportees tested positive for the virus.