The 2024 ‘Celebrate America’ Creative Writing Contest Winner: Stories of Us
Immigration Impact
by American Immigration Council Staff
1w ago
Stories of Us I sit By the windowsill Gazing outside. Down, on the street, so many heads, Each is unique. Amidst the traffic and frantic honking, I sense the presence of Millions of others, Just like me. I contemplate The journeys. Each of us— All of us have a story. When mothers and fathers Ventured […] The post The 2024 ‘Celebrate America’ Creative Writing Contest Winner: Stories of Us appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Border Patrol’s 100th Anniversary Offers Chance to Look Back at Its Disturbing Origins
Immigration Impact
by Michelle Lapointe
2w ago
The U.S. Border Patrol turned 100 years old on May 28. Its troubled origins and history form the backdrop for contemporary concerns about the agency, including impunity for abuses against migrants and citizens alike. The Border Patrol’s centennial provides an opportunity to shed light on the agency’s lack of accountability and to pursue a vision […] The post Border Patrol’s 100th Anniversary Offers Chance to Look Back at Its Disturbing Origins appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Are More Undocumented Immigrants Living in the US Now? Here’s What the Numbers Say
Immigration Impact
by Karen Aho
2w ago
According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, about 11.0 million undocumented immigrants were living in the United States in 2022—a 4.6% increase from 2020. This is still a 5.2% drop from the recent high of 11.6 million in 2010. The report from the Office of Homeland Security Statistics further found […] The post Are More Undocumented Immigrants Living in the US Now? Here’s What the Numbers Say appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Borderland: The Line Within Takes Viewers Through CBP’s Raid on a Humanitarian Aid Camp
Immigration Impact
by American Immigration Council Staff
3w ago
Borderland: The Line Within, a documentary directed by Pamela Yates and produced by Skylight Pictures, made its theatrical debut on May 3. Borderland takes viewers through a gripping narrative of how immigration enforcement agencies—from the U.S.-Mexico border to places well within our nation’s interior—have created what the film calls the “border industrial complex,” a system […] The post Borderland: The Line Within Takes Viewers Through CBP’s Raid on a Humanitarian Aid Camp appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Government’s Move to Terminate Flores Agreement Could Leave Immigrant Children Unprotected
Immigration Impact
by Gianna Borroto
1M ago
The Department of Justice asked a court to partially terminate the decades-old agreement that protects the rights of immigrant children earlier this month. The government argues that the Flores Settlement Agreement is no longer needed because a new Department of Health and Human Services regulation finalized on April 30 will provide sufficient protections to immigrant […] The post Government’s Move to Terminate Flores Agreement Could Leave Immigrant Children Unprotected appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Iowa’s Texas Copycat Immigration Law Challenged in Court
Immigration Impact
by Emma Winger
1M ago
Iowa is following in the footsteps of Texas with a new law that would allow state officials to arrest, detain, and remove noncitizens who have reentered the United States after being deported—even if the person returned with permission from the federal government or later gained lawful immigration status. Just like Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4), […] The post Iowa’s Texas Copycat Immigration Law Challenged in Court appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Biden Proposes Rule to Quickly Remove Certain Migrants During Initial Screening Process at the Border
Immigration Impact
by Adriel Orozco
1M ago
On May 9, the Biden administration proposed a rule that would allow asylum officers to consider and impose certain restrictions or “bars” to the initial asylum screening process at the border. Currently, these bars are considered later in the asylum process at a full hearing before an immigration judge. Comments are being accepted until June […] The post Biden Proposes Rule to Quickly Remove Certain Migrants During Initial Screening Process at the Border appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024
Immigration Impact
by Micaela McConnell
1M ago
Six years ago, the Dallas City Council passed a resolution to make the city more welcoming for immigrants and long-time residents alike. The city council proposed policy recommendations to address the unprecedented challenges immigrants and refugees in the Texas city face. Alongside the resolution, the city, in collaboration with multisector stakeholders, launched the Welcoming Dallas […] The post Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024 appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Biden’s New H-2A Rule Expands Protections and Increases Oversight for Migrant Workers
Immigration Impact
by Adriel Orozco
1M ago
On April 29, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a new rule aimed at protecting workers on temporary H-2A visas and strengthening the agency’s oversight of their employers. The rule is set to go into effect on June 28, with a two-month subsequent grace period. The H-2A program allows migrant laborers to work in temporary […] The post Biden’s New H-2A Rule Expands Protections and Increases Oversight for Migrant Workers appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website
Volunteers Needed for Credible Fear Interview Preparation in CBP Hotline
Immigration Impact
by Pablo Balcazar
1M ago
When someone crosses the border to seek asylum in the United States, they often first go through a credible fear interview (CFI). An asylum officer evaluates a person’s fear of returning to their home country and decides whether they will be allowed to apply for asylum and other forms of protection. Because it determines access […] The post Volunteers Needed for Credible Fear Interview Preparation in CBP Hotline appeared first on Immigration Impact ..read more
Visit website

Follow Immigration Impact on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR