User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Green Card
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Report from the front lines: A nursing assistant from Liberia describes working during COVID-19 pandemic 26.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Isabella Wreh-Fofana came to the U.S. in 2002. Now, she’s working to keep Minnesotans healthy, despite a lack of protective equipment.
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Letters to the Editor: How the anti-immigrant 'public charge' rule worsens the coronavirus crisis 12.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Immigrants are trying to remove themselves from the rolls of Medi-Cal and Medicare. This is no way to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Local clinic works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A local clinic is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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Nonprofit works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A nonprofit is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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China’s Bill on ‘residency’ to foreigners sparks furore 5.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
Racist, angry posts flood social media
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Op-Ed: I became a U.S. citizen last week. Then I had to figure out how to vote by Super Tuesday 3.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

During last week's citizenship ceremony, we were told that we would probably not be able to vote until November. Turns out that information was dead wrong.

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Changes to the ‘public charge’ rule: 8 key questions, answered 25.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Starting this week, the federal government is expanding the scope of its “public charge” rule, a move that will make it tougher for some immigrants to access public aid. Here’s what you need to know.
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U.S. to start enforcing regulation that could deny Green Cards to immigrants for availing public benefits 23.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
The move might affect a number of Indians who are on H-1B visas and are in long ques to get permanent legal residency.
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This comedian says Border Patrol pulled him off a bus. Now he's suing the government 21.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

A comedian from Libya, granted U.S. asylum, accuses Customs and Border Protection agents of racially profiling him and holding him without cause. He says the incident gave him nightmares and that his federal suit is serious — but he's worked it into his stand-up act.

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After living in the U.S. for more than half a century, this Cuban activist may be deported 20.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Cuban exile Ramón Saúl Sánchez's privileged status among immigrants -- a result of long-standing U.S. opposition to communism -- is threatened, as he finds himself increasingly vulnerable to deportation.

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Coronavirus: More than 200 Australians flown home after 14-day quarantine 18.2.2020 BBC: World
Many of the returnees express relief after arriving from a remote island to mainland Australia.
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Aboriginal Australians born overseas cannot be deported, court rules 11.2.2020 BBC: World
The landmark High Court ruling means Aboriginal people who are foreign citizens cannot be deported.
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Op-Ed: Republicans have a clear message on immigration. Why don't the Democrats? 30.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Without a steady supply of immigrants, we are risking our future as a nation. Democrats should make that clear.

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Conservative Justices Sanction Stephen Miller’s Anti-Immigration Agenda 28.1.2020 Truthout.com
Conservative Justices Sanction Stephen Miller’s Anti-Immigration Agenda
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Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule 28.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.
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Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Civil rights groups and lawmakers are demanding information from federal officials following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States.
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‘Cried with joy’: Minnesota's Liberians find elation, relief in new permanent residency law 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota’s Liberian community is celebrating a new federal law that opens a path for permanent residency in the U.S. Advocates say it’s a happy ending to a long, hard-fought journey. Just a year ago, many Liberians feared deportation.
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‘It’s been 25 years’: Liberians celebrate new pathway to citizenship 4.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
On Saturday, Liberians in Minnesota will celebrate a new law allowing those with temporary status to be in the country permanently. One Twin Cities advocate known in the community as the “DED queen” says she hasn’t stopped dancing since President Trump signed the bill last month.
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Opinion: How a bipartisan bill in Congress could save farms like mine 25.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Senate needs to follow the House's lead and pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which would help farms like mine survive.

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Maple Grove Liberian immigrant says new legal status makes for ‘best Christmas ever’ 18.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump is expected to sign a defense bill that includes a measure giving Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status a pathway to citizenship.
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