Tag: DHS

Proposed Rule Changes Redefine "Public Charge"

Oct 19, 2018

Late last month, the Trump Administration announced proposed changes to what is known as “the Public Charge rule,” changes that “are unnecessarily strict and hard-hearted rules aimed at solving a prob...

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Neilsen v. Preap Oral Arguments Hint at How Kavanaugh May Approach Immigration Issues

Oct 16, 2018

Last week, Justice Brett Kavanaugh heard oral arguments for the first time and gave us a hint at how his confirmation may affect immigration law. On Wednesday, he participated in oral arguments for Ni...

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Neglectful Treatment of Children Heightens Cruelty in Immigration Policy

May 29, 2018

Last week, stories of children emphasized the failings of immigration law, of the systems that foreign nationals encounter here, and of the current administration’s outlook on the issue. The Departmen...

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DHS Ends TPS for Honduras Against all Evidence

May 9, 2018

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for those in the United States from Honduras. Many of them reside in New Orleans. They will only be allowed t...

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Trump Immigration Policies Distance Immigrants from Law Enforcement

May 7, 2018

People in the immigrant rights community feared that the anti-immigrant rhetoric that helped Donald Trump become president would cause immigrants to view with suspicion law enforcement particularly an...

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DHS Ends TPS for Nepal

May 1, 2018

Late last week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepali citizens in the United States. Those from Nepal who would ha...

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Citizenship Question on Census Threatens Immigrants

Mar 30, 2018

The Trump Administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has met resistance, and 12 states have announced plans to sue to stop it from being added. The concern is that the ...

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Future of H-4 Visas In Doubt

Mar 29, 2018

The H-1B visa has got a lot of attention in part because the window to enter the H-1B lottery approaches, but also because its future is unclear. While still a candidate for president, Donald Trump sp...

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ACLU Files Lawsuit to Keep Detained Immigrant Families Together

Mar 12, 2018

The cover story of Time this week takes a deep dive into immigration officials separating the families of undocumented immigrants. Families of undocumented immigrants that are taken into custody are k...

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Are Those with TPS Being Denied Lawful Status Adjustments?

Feb 23, 2018

On Thursday, the American Immigration Council, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and a number of immigrants in America under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) took steps to try to halt the Trump ...

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