Latest News for: Immigrant communities


End the Border Crisis

Log Cabin Democrat 05 Aug 2021
Since day one, the president has signaled he will not uphold enforcement of our immigration laws ... Their presence is bringing peace of mind to communities there ... It’s time the administration abandons its careless strategy and implements policies that strengthen border security, safeguard American families and communities, and uphold immigrations laws.

Hindi among top five languages spoken by Asian Americans: Expert

Business Line 05 Aug 2021
Nearly two-third of the Asian American population are immigrants, with 52 per cent of Asian American immigrants having limited English proficiency (LEP), he said.LEP rates. “LEP rates vary sharply across Asian American communities. The top languages spoken among Asian immigrants are Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean, and Hindi,” Yang said.

Undocumented immigrants who survive domestic abuse face additional barriers to help during COVID-19

The Columbus Dispatch 05 Aug 2021
On a winter day in January, “Sofia,” a domestic violence survivor from El Salvador, walked into a community center on the city’s North Side to seek refuge ... The ongoing public health crisis has more severely affected the lives of immigrants and other minority communities in many ways ... Immigrants and housing.

Springs Commissioners' Plea: Use Our Communications Tower

The East Hampton Star 05 Aug 2021
On Tuesday, and during previous discussions with and without the board, some people have suggested that the board's plan amounted to racism, pointing to the sizable immigrant community in Springs ... More than one speaker referred to the sizable immigrant community in Springs.

Guest Column: Nonprofit aids Hispanics during pandemic

The Daily Astorian 05 Aug 2021
Born and raised in Costa Rica in a bicultural and bilingual home, Jenny Pool Radway, the nonprofit’s executive director, immigrated to the United States as a teenager ... We spoke with Pool Radway in late July about efforts to reach the Hispanic community in Clatsop County, the pandemic, immigration and what’s next for the nonprofit.

Congress must stop deferring on DACA solution

The Keene Sentinel 05 Aug 2021
Former President Barack Obama’s program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S ... The deferred-action program was Obama’s temporary solution to one of the most complex immigration issues out there. how to deal with hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.

Texas mayor blames Biden for surge in migrant COVID cases

New York Post 05 Aug 2021
Lately we’ve been getting about 1,800 immigrants a day,” he said ... Villalobos said the city set up emergency temporary shelters this week for the overflow of migrants testing positive in a bid prevent outbreaks in the community ... Despite this, Villalobos said he had to be responsible or risk COVID outbreaks in his community.

NJ has a chance to ban ICE contracts and stop the criminalization of immigrants. Take ...

Burlington County Times 05 Aug 2021
The thinking among immigrant rights ... NJ bill to prohibit immigration jail contracts with ICE heads to Gov ... is the move to end ICE cooperation stemming from genuine support for the immigrant community or are local and state officials just trying to wash their hands of the situation?.

Crash kills 10 of 30 people in van carrying migrants near Texas border, authorities say

The Keene Sentinel 05 Aug 2021
Garza said authorities believe the passengers were immigrants hoping to cross the border ... In South Texas, communities like Encino have faced an uptick in illegal immigration, human smuggling and organized crime — with high-speed chases becoming a routine occurrence, as local law enforcement agencies aim to stop this activity.

Remarks by President Biden in Meeting with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Civil Rights Leaders

The White House 05 Aug 2021
The Vice President and I are honored to host leaders representing the rich diversity of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities — many of whom I met before, some of whom I’m meeting for the first time — and I welcome again to the White House.&nbsp... The community is also critical in keeping the U.S.

Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Fund Among Gift Recipients

Oregon Jewish Life 05 Aug 2021
The gift to the Oregon Community Foundation’s (OCF) Arts and Culture Recovery Fund will help arts organizations and individual artists impacted by COVID-19, with an emphasis on communities of color, people with disabilities, immigrants and refugees, and rural, LGBTQ+ and low-income populations.

An Innovative Tool to Increase Covid-19 Vaccine Access? The Block Party

Vogue 05 Aug 2021
I'm a project manager and public health data analyst for a public health nonprofit called the Greater Lowell Health Alliance, so we do a lot of community-based work across a range of health topics ... We're a pretty diverse community with a pretty high poverty rate.

Mark Levin says Biden should be removed from office

Yahoo Daily News 05 Aug 2021
Greg Abbott to restrict the transportation of migrants, some of whom tested positive for COVID-19, from being dumped into communities by federal officials as they await immigration proceedings.

Why it matters that Tucker Carlson is broadcasting from Hungary this week

Vox 05 Aug 2021
These right-wing observers, typically social conservatives and nationalists, see Orbán’s willingness to use state power against the LGBT community, academics, the press, and immigrants as an example of how conservatives can fight back against left-wing cultural power.

Damning report about racial profiling among Border Patrol agents in Michigan prompts calls for accountability

Detroit Metro Times 05 Aug 2021
U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Jamie Raskin are demanding answers from federal law enforcement authorities after an alarming accused the U.S. Border Patrol of instilling fear in the state’s immigrant communities through “blatant racial profiling.” ... Tags ... And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.

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