User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Green Card
Last updated: Dec 10 2019 05:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fearing retaliation, some immigrants stay away from public aid 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Medicaid, food assistance and other federal programs can help keep struggling immigrant families afloat. Many, though, increasingly fear being punished for seeking those benefits, and being labeled a “public charge.”
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Trump Has Built a Bureaucratic Wall to Keep Out Immigrants He Says He Wants 8.12.2019 Truthout.com
The Trump administration's sweeping changes to the H-1B program has denied visas to many who have worked here for ...
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Shelley Morrison: Tributes after Will & Grace actress dies aged 83 2.12.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Shelley Morrison played Rosario, the popular maid, in the US sitcom for seven years.
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ICE blasts Colorado’s new “sanctuary law” after immigrant released from jail accused of attempted murder 28.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on Wednesday blasted the newly enacted Colorado law that prevents local jails from keeping people in custody for ICE past their release dates, calling out the case of a Cuban immigrant accused of attempted murder after being released from the Arapahoe County jail in October.
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Opinion: A court stops another shameful Trump immigration policy — for now 27.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's not just the racial complexion of immigrants that the White House wants to change. Trump and his hardline advisors want to bar poor people, too.

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Proposed Asylum Fees Would Have Immigrants Paying for Red Tape 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
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Making it harder for asylum-seekers to access protection is sure to leave many in dire straits.
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ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar Samimi in 2017.
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Opinion: Trump's latest anti-immigrant move: Making it far more costly to apply for citizenship 12.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Trump administration's proposed rules changes are designed to deter immigrants legally in the U.S. from becoming citizens. Application fees would jump.

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Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court 12.11.2019 BBC: World
The fate of hundreds of thousands of migrants who arrived in the US as children hangs in the balance.
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Opinion: Proposition 187's anti-immigrant cruelty was a California tradition 7.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's worth remembering that an overwhelming majority voted for the infamous ballot measure 25 years ago this week.

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Border Agents Can Now Get Classified Intelligence Information 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
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Migrants and others denied U.S. entry will be unable to see the evidence against them.
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“She tried to become legal and it just became a nightmare:” A DACA recipient’s deportation and her family’s search to find her in Mexico 3.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Anahi Jaquez Estrada's deportation case exemplifies the complexity of the U.S. immigration system and how tenuous of a line exists for immigrants who are trying to stay in the country.
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Judge blocks Trump administration's health insurance rule for immigrants 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A federal judge in Oregon, on Saturday put on hold a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants prove they will have health insurance or can pay for medical care before they can get visas.
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We Must Raise Labor Standards for Care Workers to Win a Low-Carbon Economy 27.10.2019 Truthout.com
National Domestic Workers Alliance members demonstrate in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Organizing and raising standards for care workers needs to be central to bringing labor and climate together.
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For Immigrants, Trump Is Making America Crueler Again 22.10.2019 Truthout.com
For Immigrants, Trump Is Making America Crueler Again
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‘Unheard voices' in Worthington now have their say 21.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Andrea Duarte-Alonso has been documenting the stories of immigrants and their children in southwest Minnesota, making sure to include the voices of unauthorized immigrants who’ve avoided sharing their stories publicly. Her city of Worthington has one of the highest concentrations of Latinos in Minnesota.
Trump bars immigrants who cannot pay for health care coverage 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump signed a proclamation late Friday barring legal immigrants who cannot prove they will have health care coverage or the means to pay for it within 30 days of their arrival to the United States.
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H-1B: Lawsuit over work for H-4 visa spouses claims “aliens” in job market harm U.S. workers 28.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Oral arguments made in revived lawsuit over an Obama-era employment authorization for wives and husbands of H-1B holders.
ACLU report alleges medical neglect, maltreatment at Aurora ICE facility run by GEO Group 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A newly published ACLU report details alleged medical abuses and neglect at the Aurora immigration detention facility run by GEO Group. An ICE spokeswoman said "ICE is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody."
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Tracking Trump on immigration: A relentless push to reshape migration 31.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration has tried every tool at its disposal to tighten the nation's immigration policies. But many of its efforts have run into opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.
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