Immigration-Impact

  • Immigration Groups Are Using This Tool to Expose Government Secrets
    March 15, 2019

    Many of the country’s top immigration agencies operate in secret. This lack of transparency in how immigration laws are implemented, administered, and enforced has the potential to devastate the lives of millions of immigrants and their families. Fortunately, there is a powerful […]

  • Federal Judge Rules Government Must Reunite Thousands More Separated Families
    March 13, 2019

    In recent weeks, alarming stories have surfaced indicating that thousands more children were forcibly separated from their parents at the southern border than originally thought. In response to this and earlier reports that the government had begun separating parents as early as 2017, the American […]

  • After Shutdown Loss, Trump Doubles Down on Immigration in His New Budget
    March 12, 2019

    After weeks of tense negotiations, Congress averted a second government shutdown last month by reaching a bipartisan agreement on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget—a budget which gave President Trump very little of his border demands. Undeterred, the president made a budget request for the […]

  • Appeals Court Says Asylum Seekers May Now Challenge Their Deportation in Federal Court
    March 11, 2019

    Many asylum seekers who travel to the United States seeking protection often receive something much less—they are arrested by immigration officials and provided no meaningful way to challenge their deportation in federal court. Last week, in Thuraissigiam v. U.S. Department of Homeland […]

  • America’s Asylum System Must Ensure the Protection of LGBTQ People
    March 8, 2019

    A group of drag queens—clad in feathered boas and wigs—gathered at a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas last week to protest construction of President Trump’s border wall. Lip-syncing to the tunes of Lady Gaga, they hoped to raise money in support of LGBTQ asylum seekers. […]

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