As COVID-19 spreads exponentially at detention facilities nationwide, ICE’s inadequate response is leaving tens of thousands of detainees and facility staff, as well as broader communities, increasingly vulnerable.
Locally, DACA recipients and their families play an important role in metro economies across the country.
Lawmakers must take action to ensure the health and safety of farmworkers while avoiding disruptions to the United States’ food supply.
Policymakers must provide support to undocumented workers and their families if they hope to combat the coronavirus pandemic and the economic recession it is causing.
More than 130,000 TPS holders at risk of soon losing work authorization are considered “essential critical infrastructure workers.”
The United States and other countries should take a cue from the humanitarian ways that Portugal is treating migrants and asylum-seekers during this pandemic.
Nearly 203,000 DACA recipients are working in occupations at the forefront of the COVID-19 response in health care, education, and food services.
Across the nation, nearly 650,000 DACA recipients live, raise 254,000 U.S.-citizen children, and pay $8.7 million in taxes each year.
In anticipation of a Supreme Court decision that could decide their fate, DACA recipients grapple, like other Americans, with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government, states, and other agencies must do more to enable immigrant health care professionals to join the fight against the pandemic.
While some local law enforcement agencies have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by diverting people away from prisons and jails and by releasing particularly vulnerable incarcerated individuals, federal immigration officials are continuing to endanger the lives and safety of detained people and undermine public health.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has yet to issue a formal statement suspending certain immigration enforcement initiatives to preserve life and safety during the coronavirus outbreak.
Business growth in rural communities is falling behind that of other communities; this trend must be reversed in order to foster resilience.
A federal court in Maryland recently blocked the Trump administration’s use of a program designed to promote legal status for the spouses of U.S. citizens to instead entrap and deport them.
A recent decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals illustrates why a deportation-only approach to immigration enforcement leads to unfair and unjust outcomes.