Biden Lifts Trump-Era Ban Blocking Legal Immigration to US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States.

  • Feb 24, 2021
  • 8:40 PM

Asylum Seekers Rush to Register for US Border Processing

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it would begin processing asylum seekers with registered cases who have been living in a tent encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico.

  • Feb 24, 2021
  • 5:12 PM

US Tries to Expedite Release of Migrant Children

HOUSTON (AP) — With its long-term facilities for immigrant children nearly full, the Biden administration is working to expedite the release of children to their relatives in the U.S.

  • Feb 24, 2021
  • 4:13 PM

Biden Administration Announces Plan to Reopen Homestead Child Detention Center

Immigrant rights leaders say they will shut it down again.

  • Feb 24, 2021
  • 11:17 AM

Judge Bans Enforcement of Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Pause

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.

  • Feb 24, 2021
  • 7:18 AM

Here Is What the Biden White House Said About Detaining Migrant Children

“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.”

  • Feb 23, 2021
  • 10:53 PM

Shutting Down Private-Run Immigration Detention Centers Is Complicated, But It Can Be Done (OPINION)

Whereas detention facilities rely on imprisoning immigrants, community-based alternatives offer holistic care.

  • Feb 23, 2021
  • 2:42 PM

Whatever Happened to MTV’s Proposed BORDER LIFE Series?

Since 2019, little to no information has been released about the fate of “Border Life” or its cast members.

  • Feb 22, 2021
  • 5:22 PM

Democrats Consider Piecemeal Approach to Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — After decades of failed attempts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation, congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden are signaling openness to a piece-by-piece approach.

  • Feb 19, 2021
  • 5:15 PM

The Democrats’ Definition of Progress (OPINION)

We humans have always mistaken the superficial for substance.

  • Feb 19, 2021
  • 2:58 PM

Officials: 8-Year-Old Honduran Migrant Drowned in Rio Grande

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Honduran boy drowned as he attempted to cross the Rio Grande dividing Mexico and the United States, Mexican immigration officials said Thursday.

  • Feb 18, 2021
  • 6:08 PM

The Full Text of the US Citizenship Act of 2021

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.

  • Feb 18, 2021
  • 4:02 PM

Immigration Moves

Latino Rebels Radio: February 18, 2021.

  • Feb 18, 2021
  • 10:49 AM

Biden and Congressional Democrats to Unveil Immigration Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is joining Democrats on Capitol Hill to unveil a major immigration overhaul that would offer an eight-year pathway to citizenship to the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status.

  • Feb 18, 2021
  • 9:25 AM

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.

  • Feb 17, 2021
  • 8:33 PM

Biden Administration: Stop Using ‘Alien’ and Start Using ‘Noncitizen’

“Other changes include using ‘undocumented noncitizen’ or ‘undocumented individual’ rather than ‘illegal alien’ and ‘integration or civic integration’ instead of ‘assimilation,'” Axios noted.

  • Feb 17, 2021
  • 5:21 PM

Biden Faces Pressure as US Sets New Course on Immigration

While Biden has taken some major steps in his first weeks in office to reverse Trump’s hardline immigration policies, his administration hasn’t lifted some of the most significant barriers to asylum-seekers.

  • Feb 16, 2021
  • 1:19 PM

Biden Administration to Allow 25,000 Asylum-Seekers Into US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday announced plans for tens of thousands of asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico for their next immigration court hearings to be allowed into the United States while their cases proceed.

  • Feb 12, 2021
  • 8:43 AM

Mexico President Warns Against False Claims of Open US Doors

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday many migrants believe the “doors are open” to the United States following the election of President Joe Biden.

  • Feb 11, 2021
  • 1:12 PM

Black Immigrant Lives Rally at MLK Memorial Calls for End of Deportations

Organizers are also calling to empty all detention centers, by releasing individuals into the community.

  • Feb 10, 2021
  • 4:32 PM

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