Stories tagged: "immigration rights"


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Rep. Castro Is Working on Bill to Grant Citizenship to Undocumented Frontline Workers

The Texas representative also wants to expand Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

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Immigration Advocates Call Texas Block on Deportation ‘Irrational and Inhumane’

Just a couple of days after President Biden issued his 100-day pause on deportations, a Texas judge has blocked the moratorium.

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Biden’s DOJ Officially Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule

The decision undoes the Trump administration’s massively unpopular policy responsible for the separation of more than 5,500 children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

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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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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.

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Court Case in Texas Shows DACA Program Remains Under Peril

“DACA has to be replaced by a legislative approach," said MALDEF President Thomas Saenz.