Stories tagged: "immigration"


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Florida Dem Blasts State GOP for Trying to End In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Students

Democrat Anna V. Eskamani called the bill "an offensive piece of legislation" that is fundamentally un-American.

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Memo to ICE Agents Reportedly Says They Must Stop Using the Term ‘Illegal Alien’

"How we describe people sticks, it affects how we treat them," said Vanessa Parra Sparkles, communications director at Define American.

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Congress Needs to Fix Backlog That Silenced 300,000 Potential Immigrant Voters by Passing the Citizenship Act

The Trump administration's citizenship backlog cheated 300,000 immigrants out of exercising their voting rights. It is unfair that they should wait any longer—Congress must ratify the US Citizenship Act of 2021.

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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.