Latest News for: Immigrant communities

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NJ reallocates $34 million of Excluded NJ Fund money, leaving immigrants stunned

Burlington County Times 21 Jan 2022
The move has left the state's immigrant community stunned ... The perception within the immigrant community is the state didn't take the community seriously and because of the difficulty in the process, the program was set up to fail from the start, said Amy Torres, executive director of the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice.
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Chobani CEO blasted for partnering with Ivanka Trump: 'Looks like I'll be eating another yogurt'

Raw Story 21 Jan 2022
Chobani yogurt CEO Hamdi Ulukaya's pro-immigration stance made him the target of racist attacks and death threats from supporters of former president Donald Trump in 2016 ... "Mobilized by the anti-immigration rhetoric that propelled Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, calls to '#BoycottChobani' erupted on right-leaning Twitter and Facebook accounts.
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One in 10 Black people living in the U.S. are immigrants, new study shows

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Jan 2022
Metro Miami is home to the second-largest Black immigrant community, at 490,000, and is home to the nation's largest Black Haitian immigrant community ... Bullard said that although the Haitian community still faces challenges that other immigrant communities in Florida don't, such ...
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Immigration advocates unite behind strategy to ‘disregard’ parliamentarian

Finger Lakes Times 20 Jan 2022
WASHINGTON — Immigration advocates have taken three strikes, but they don’t believe they’re out ... The end of 2021 saw a rift emerge within the immigrant advocacy community over the best strategy to push critical protections for undocumented immigrants through Congress for the first time in decades.
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Rift grows between Biden and immigration advocates

The Hill 20 Jan 2022
... of the Domestic Policy Council for Immigration Esther Olavarría touting the administration's immigration accomplishments ... “I probably represent the largest number of Dreamers in the country, and my community is certainly immigrant and not only Latino, but from around the world.
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Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Awards $160 Million in Grants to Support Vulnerable Communities Across New ...

The Salamanca Press 20 Jan 2022
Grantees include Community Health Care Association of New York State; Iroquois Healthcare Association, Inc.; Hunter College Foundation; and Catholic Health System of Long Island, Inc.$4 million to provide important early childhood intervention services for children living in high poverty urban and rural communities as well as immigrant children.
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FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities Across the Country

The White House 20 Jan 2022
... with the Attorney General, to take appropriate actions to preserve and fortify the 2012 DACA policy, under which eligible undocumented immigrant youth, including undocumented AA and NHPI youth, could be permitted to work and study in our communities on a temporary basis.
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A review of President Biden's first year on border policy

The Hill 20 Jan 2022
A year later, the lasting impact of those initial decisions is undeniable — the Biden administration’s policies and actions on the border created a crisis, and his continued inaction allowed it to devastate our immigration system ... policies would have on our border communities.
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Candidate Kamala Harris had a plan to help Dreamers. Why not use it?

News India Times 20 Jan 2022
Embassy or consulate abroad to apply for an immigrant visa ... It would also help to elevate Harris’s stature with voters in immigrant communities – an increasingly integral component of the Democratic coalition, and one where Trump made some surprising gains.
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Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund Announces Third Tranche of Grants

The Salamanca Press 20 Jan 2022
The Fund also placed heightened attention on organizations helping African Diaspora communities around the world, supporting those focused on immigrant populations in the U.S., as well as making first grants in Brazil, Nigeria and Colombia.
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Judges reason for Djokovic deportation released as emerges he is majority owner of COVID-19 treatment company

Inside The Games 20 Jan 2022
The three Federal Court judges who upheld the cancellation of Novak Djokovic’s visa ruled that Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was "not irrational" to indicate the world number one’s stance on COVID-19 vaccines may result in a "heightened community transmission".
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‘Plainly open’ to Australian immigration minister to conclude Novak Djokovic was an anti-vaxxer: judges

The Guardian 20 Jan 2022
... the immigration minister to conclude the world No 1 tennis star was opposed to vaccination against Covid, the full federal court has said.
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Penn Law to Sanction Professor Who Said U.S. ‘Better Off' With Fewer Asians

NBCBayArea 20 Jan 2022
... she made about the Asian American community ... is “better off with fewer Asians and less Asian immigration.” Dean Ted Ruger said in a statement Tuesday that he had received multiple complaints since 2017 citing Wax’s behavior as disruptive to students and the school community.
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Once again it has taken a tragedy for us to see things clearly

The Irish Times 20 Jan 2022
The Government should prioritise training and employment opportunities for these communities and ensure recourse to public funds and flexibility in the immigration process for such women; providing them with economic independence and the confidence to report abuse and violence ...
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Janis Ian persists, resists on final album: 'I wanted to feel like a hero in ...

Burlington County Times 20 Jan 2022
Janis Ian is having the last word ... But she’s decided it’s time to say goodbye. On Friday, Jan ... That was great, I loved it ... "Stranger" is an empathetic consideration of the lives of immigrants and refugees tenderly rendered by Ian, herself the granddaughter of Russian refugees who grew up around a community of Polish immigrants in Central Jersey ... .
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