Immigration-Impact

  • Census Bureau Asked 250,000 Households About Their Citizenship Status, Despite Court Ruling
    July 17, 2019

    Despite losing at the Supreme Court, the Trump administration still managed to ask nearly a quarter of a million U.S. households about the citizenship status of their household members. That’s because the administration had already started mailing out its 2019 Census Test—a nationwide […]

  • Trump Administration Imposes Ban on Asylum Seekers Coming to the US From Third Countries
    July 16, 2019

    People fleeing persecution who arrive to the United States at the southern land border may no longer be able to seek asylum. As of Tuesday, these asylum seekers will instead be denied protection and returned to a country where their lives may be at risk, unless they qualify for a limited exception […]

  • ICE Raids: What to Expect This Week
    July 15, 2019

    After word got out about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) plans to conduct widespread raids across the country on Sunday, ICE agents appeared to scale back their plans. The enforcement agency is instead attempting a quieter—but just as damaging—approach to […]

  • Cutting Interpreters From Immigration Court Risks Due Process
    July 12, 2019

    Every day, hundreds of non-English speaking immigrants show up to court for initial hearings where they will see an immigration judge for the first time. But due to a new policy, many immigrants will lose the help of dedicated court interpreters to ensure they understand what’s going on in […]

  • Trump Administration Rejects More Student Visas From Muslim-Majority Countries
    July 11, 2019

    Hosting foreign students is a vital way the United States builds better relations with other countries. Many foreign students go on to become government, business, and academic leaders in their home countries. The opinion they form of the United States during their student years stays with them […]

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