Tag: Immigrants

Cantrell Launches Office of Human Rights and Equity in New Orleans

May 8, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell signed an Executive Order that created an Office of Human Rights and Equity on March 20, 2019. The order acknowledges that “after 300 years, many residents still face...

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Art Show Puts Face on the Latino Experience in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Sep 11, 2018

Recently, we observed that the Trump Administration’s posture toward immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers falls apart as nakedly and unacceptably cruel if Americans are unable to empathize with the...

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Proposed Immigration Change Affects Legal Immigrants

Aug 24, 2018

The Trump Administration has worried liberals and conservatives alike with its proposed change to legal immigration, which expands the notion of “public charge” in a way that is projected to affect mo...

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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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Court Rules DOJ Can't Withhold Grant Money to Force "Sanctuary City" Compliance

Apr 20, 2018

unsplash-logoFerdinand StöhrThe Trump Administration’s efforts to stop “sanctuary cities” ran into another legal roadblock Thursday when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a nati...

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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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States Can't Deny Immigrants Driver's Licenses

Mar 20, 2018

In 2012, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer declared that those protected by President Barack Obama’s then-newly created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program were not eligible for driver’s l...

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