Latest News for: Immigrant communities


Democratic El Paso judge testifies 'there is no open border in El Paso'

Killeen Daily Herald 02 Feb 2023
Immigrants seeking asylum largely present themselves to Border Patrol for processing. “There is no invasion of migrants in our community. Nor are their hoards of undocumented immigrants committing crimes against citizens or causing havoc in our community.

NH groups to get $7 million from foundation headed by ex-wife of Jeff Bezos

Union Leader 02 Feb 2023
... address the needs that the community identifies and take on new projects,” Knoy said ... Others receiving grants were Safari Youth Club, Victory Women of Vision, Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success, NH Black Women’s Health Project and Building Community in New Hampshire.

Seattle distributes $750,000 to 13 environmental justice projects

Sunnyside Daily Sun 02 Feb 2023
The Beacon Hill Council was awarded $75,000 for a project that seeks to educate and engage immigrant and refugee communities on climate impacts and to understand where they might seek climate refuge in Beacon Hill.

Op-Ed | The moral failure in Mayor Adams’ preliminary budget

Metro USA 01 Feb 2023
Mayor Eric Adams often talks about the diversity of New York City as one of its innate strengths, praising the resiliency of the immigrant community ... instead of expanding it, especially given its historical precedent of disproportionately targeting BIPOC and immigrant communities.

Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman delivers new approach to oversight at U.S. detention facilities

The Gonzales Inquirer 01 Feb 2023
“We are committed to serving as a trusted and neutral resource for the community of detainees and their advocates as we collectively work to create a more safe and humane immigration detention system.” ... alternatives to detention, immigration status, or claims for asylum.

New House GOP majority takes aim at Biden administration border policies

Eagle-Tribune 01 Feb 2023
The House Judiciary Committee had expected to hear from Dale Lynn Carruthers, the Terrell County judge who has been among Texas border community officials declaring migrant surges as an “invasion.” ... “Nor are there hordes of undocumented immigrants committing crimes against citizens or causing havoc in our community.”.

Deadly California Shootings Spotlight Mental Health Issues Among Older Asian Immigrants

Voa News 01 Feb 2023
Some first-generation Asian immigrants, especially those who emigrated from conflict zones, arrive with trauma issues that often go untreated during the push to find work, housing and a community, according to experts ... Generational differences between the immigrants and their ...

Gov. Greg Abbott appoints ‘border czar’

TDT News 01 Feb 2023
Greg Abbott announced Monday the creation of a Texas “border czar” and said he has appointed a recently retired Border Patrol agent to that position who will “tap his expertise to deploy strategies that reduce illegal immigration and keep our community safe.”.

Washington Post editorial board: Migrants are gaming the asylum system

Hot Air 01 Feb 2023
You don’t hear a leading newspaper state the obvious about the immigration crisis every day, certainly not like this ... It can take years just to get a hearing in immigration court ... Instead of the selective, humanitarian adjunct to general immigration flows that the law intended, asylum is evolving into an open-ended parallel system.

Mi'kmaw Nova Scotia MP says updated electoral map kicks him out of his own riding

Castanet 01 Feb 2023
He questioned the decision to remove two of the three Mi'kmaw First Nations that are within his riding, including his own large community ... Other Liberal MPs from Nova Scotia, including Immigration Minister Sean Fraser and Lena Metlege Diab, raised concerns that the new boundaries could also divide other communities of racialized Nova Scotians.

Courageous Conversations Series: LGBTQ+ panel

Newburyport Daily News 01 Feb 2023
Specifically, it will focus on hate towards Black and Brown people, the LGBTQ community, the Jewish community, Asian Americans and immigrants. Community participants include Renee Manning (she/her), transgender advocate; Grayson Dinino (he/him), AHS class of 2022; Larainne Wilson (she/her), transgender parent and director of equity and counseling.

Fighting food insecurity in LGBTQ community requires multi-faceted approach

Metro USA 01 Feb 2023
We also regularly provide food to GMHC, who serves nutritious, heart-healthy meals to New Yorkers living with HIV, and Make the Road New York, who uplifts transgender and immigrant communities throughout Brooklyn and Queens ... Understanding that nuance is key to mobilizing resources in service of this special community.

Essex Tech selnior is a Presidential Scholar

The Salem News 01 Feb 2023
... local issues, and work with their federal representative and congressional staff while serving their community. Armani, who immigrated to the U.S.

GOP’s Ugly Attacks on Rep. Omar Are Shameful, Meant to Divide Us

Common Dreams 01 Feb 2023
Rep ... and around the world ... We condemn these constant attempts to use Omar’s identity to divide the people of our communities ... Representative Omar has leveraged her experience as an immigrant and refugee to bring joy and power to her work in Congress ... .

St. Paul: At Plato and South Robert, an affordable housing project adds a rarity — ...

Pioneer Press 01 Feb 2023
“We don’t have any studios in this project.” Community support ... Paul’s West Side, the West Side Community Organization and other housing advocates have applauded the return of affordable housing to an area that lost some 480 homes in the 1960s to flooding and levee construction.

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