Immigration


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Biden Plans to Remove Offensive ‘Illegal Alien’ Term From US Laws

The demeaning reference dates back to 1789 in US law and is overused by right-wing conservative media to vilify undocumented immigrants in the country.

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Immigration Advocates Call Biden’s Pause on Deportations a “Good First Step”

“Today immigrants across the country can breathe a sigh of relief,” Marisa Franco, National Director for Mijente said.

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GOP Senator Who Voted to Overturn Election Blocks Mayorkas Confirmation

The Missouri senator says he doesn't agree with Alejandro Mayorkas about stopping construction on the border wall.

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Biden Reportedly Will Propose Eight-Year Citizenship Path for Immigrants

The president-elect's bill aims to deliver on a major campaign promise important to Latino voters and other immigrant communities.

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Nebraska Governor Denies Vaccine to Undocumented Frontline Workers

"COVID-19 doesn't ask about legal status and does not care about the politics of a state."

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Two Latino Farmworkers Demanded Overtime Pay, Now They’ve Made History

José Martínez-Cuevas and Patricia Aguilar, who both milked cows for DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, Inc. in Washington, sued for overtime pay. Their actions have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of farmworkers.

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France Is Fast-Tracking Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers. The US Should Do The Same.

"Immigrants shouldn't have to risk their lives for citizenship. But it's telling that for the US even doing that isn't enough," immigration nonprofit said.