Latest News for: Immigrant communities


Deported veterans, stranded far from home after years of military service, press Biden to bring ...

SCNOW Morning News 25 Feb 2021
The promise of naturalization is sometimes a targeting immigrant communities ... Deported veterans are also allying with other immigrant communities to push the New Way Forward Act, a bill that would redefine categories of deportable crimes and allow judges to take military service into consideration before issuing a removal order.

COVID-19 vaccine clinic begins operations in east Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal 25 Feb 2021
The Immigrant Home Foundation and Walmart is conducting a first-dose vaccine clinic in east Las Vegas at Rafael Rivera Community Center, 2900 Stewart Ave ... The vaccination site at the Immigrant Home Foundation is overseen by Walmart in collaboration by various community elected officials and partners.

‘I feel abandoned, but I’m not the only one.’ LGBTQ Latinos suffer in the pandemic’s shadows

The Los Angeles Times 25 Feb 2021
The LGBTQ community, especially Latinos and immigrants, is suffering even more with this pandemic economically, but many do not say it out of shame.” Advertisement ... To date, there are no official statistics on how immigrants without legal status who are among the LGBTQ and Latino ...

Retired SPU professor’s new book may have you asking, where’s a mutual aid society for me?

NJ dot com 25 Feb 2021
What Shaik thinks is particularly relevant to Jersey City and its immigrants is how Boguille’s parents came from Haiti escaping war “and trying to create a community somewhere.” ... Unlike most of the incoming immigrants from Europe, Boguille could read ... “It takes a lot of community ...

Refugee Shabbat to be commemorated March 5-6 at area temples

Cleveland Jewish News 25 Feb 2021
Anne Hill, president of Americans Making Immigrants Safe, Inc., will present issues immigrants in the Greater Cleveland community face with documentation needs and family stress ... “Reunification of children with their families, the status of deportation camps, and the documentation of immigrants remain critical issues.”.

How will Biden's immigration plans, executive orders affect Erie's refugees, immigrants?

Erie Times-News 25 Feb 2021
Other refugees who have resettled in Erie have also been unable to reunite with loved ones overseas because of a range of Trump administration immigration and refugee policies ... Deborah Pazmino, the director of immigration services for the Multicultural Community Resource Center in Erie, called it a "perfect storm." ... Immigration reform.

Judge blocks Biden's 100-day deportation pause in nationwide order

The Keene Sentinel 25 Feb 2021
The ACLU of Texas, which intervened in the case on behalf of two immigration groups, said it was reviewing its options to challenge Tipton’s ruling. “This ruling is legally wrong and will seriously harm families and communities around the country,” said Cody Wofsy with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.

For Young Kim, it all began with ‘Atlas Shrugged’

Roll Call 25 Feb 2021
As an immigrant, my mother used to tell me, “You’ve got to give back to this community and the country that has given us so many opportunities.” And that’s also what Ed Royce encouraged me to do ... It’s a generalized perception that the Democratic Party is more sympathetic to the immigrant community.

Illegal immigrant, 39, who has 5 children born in the US leaves Missouri church for ...

The Daily Mail 25 Feb 2021
An illegal immigrant who first entered the US in 2000 and married an American woman emerged from hiding in a St ... Alex Garcia, a 39-year-old Honduran immigrant, finally ... Immigration and Customs Enforcement refused repeated requests from Garcia, and the community to allow him to stay.

A Santa Ana student’s father faced deportation. Her work to free him helped send her ...

The Los Angeles Times 25 Feb 2021
But to hear the 18-year-old Cielo tell it, her struggles paled in comparison to the travails of two men being held at an immigration detention center ... Montiel was immediately impressed with Cielo’s involvement in her community and with the leadership qualities and passion she demonstrated in helping her father and the other detained immigrants.

Walmart Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Drive to Reach More Residents in Vulnerable Communities

The Marshall News Messenger 25 Feb 2021
The community vaccine events will take place at 43 locations across 18 states, including drive-thru locations in Walmart parking lots, in-store and across several offsite locations in partnership with community organizations such as Casa del Inmigrante/Immigrant Home Foundation, ...

Trans in Trumpland documentary series reveals transgender Americans' struggles, stories

Burlington County Times 25 Feb 2021
Series subjects include Ash, a teenage boy in North Carolina; Rebecca, an immigrant from Mexico who had been detailed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas; Evonne, who works to provide care to the LGBTQ community in Mississippi; and Shane, a military veteran living in Idaho.

Biden Cancels “Remain in Mexico” Policy, But Asylum Seekers Still Left Waiting

truthout 25 Feb 2021
President Joe Biden has suspended that program, but immigrant advocates say his administration needs to move more quickly to undo the damage ... [translated] We vividly remember when we arrived to the immigration office in Mexico ... And it’s particularly more unsafe if you are an immigrant, if you are suspected to be there and are not from the community.