Blog Posts in 2018

  • Legal Immigrants Face New Hurdles to Citizenship

    As of September 11, 2018, the Trump Administration has implemented another controversial change to the naturalization process that may prevent countless legal immigrants from achieving citizenship. In the past, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) administrators were encouraged to streamline the long and complicated immigration process by providing second chances to ...
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  • Despite Looming Deadline, Court Filings Show Family Separation Crisis Hasn’t Ended

    According to government statistics, of the estimated 2,500 families with children between the ages of 5 and 17 who were supposed to be reunited by 6 p.m. on July 26, about 1,012 of those families were reunited by the deadline. The government says as many as 914 parents won’t be able to be reunited with their children until later this week, due to either their criminal records or because they've ...
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  • Some Migrant Children Reunited with Parents, Others Detained Indefinitely

    Federal Judge Pressures Trump Administration to Verify Parentage & Reunify Families Immediately On Tuesday, July 10, U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw ordered the Trump administration to reunite migrant children under the age of 5 with their parents by the end of the day on Tuesday, or as soon as possible afterward. At the time Judge Sabraw urged the Trump Administration to pursue prompt ...
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  • Trump Executive Order Stops Separating Immigrant Families, Not "Zero-Tolerance" Policy

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to allow children to remain with their parents caught illegally crossing the U.S. border, a move to stop the separation of families due to relentless pressure to change the policy after a national outcry caused by images of children. Before the order was made, the administration had been defending the separation of families, while ...
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