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Biden administration renews Title 42 order, as ACLU fights back

The rights group is resuming a lawsuit against the administration for its use of a public health order to expel migrants. Biden officials have no plans to stop using it. The Biden administration on Monday renewed …

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Biden taps lawyer to help rescind Trump immigration policy

The president’s allies have been frustrated by the delay in hiring an official focused on immigration at the Justice Department. After months of waiting, the Biden administration has hired a former Obama official to help take …

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Gov. Greg Abbott draws criticism for ordering state troopers to pull over vehicles with migrants, saying it will stem COVID-19 risk

The executive order allows DPS troopers to reroute vehicles back to their origin point or a port of entry. Immigration rights advocates say the governor’s action is an invitation for racial profiling. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered state …

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U.S. Can Expedite Removal of Migrant Families, Biden Administration Says

After a fast-tracked screening at the border, the United States can turn back families it determines do not qualify for asylum. Immigration advocates say the decision denies due process. LOS ANGELES — The Biden administration announced …

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84 mayors call for immigration to be included in reconciliation

A group of mayors from cities in 28 states called on President Biden, Vice President Harris and Democratic leaders in Congress to include immigration provisions in a budget package to be passed through reconciliation. The 84 mayors …

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‘It’s five years since a white person applied’: the immigrant workforce milking America’s cows

A growing Latino population is slowly shifting the demographics of US dairyland – and keeping the industry going This is part two of a two-part series, read part one here Products spring out from the walls of …

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It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Crisis

There was a time when rural Guatemalans never left home. But back-to-back hurricanes, failed crops and extreme poverty are driving them to make the dangerous trek north to the U.S. border. ALDEA XUCUP, PANZÓS, Guatemala — Here, …

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Federal judge finds DACA unlawful, blocks new applicants

Current recipients are unaffected for now, but the Texas court ruling could spur congressional action. A federal judge in Texas on Friday blocked the Biden administration from approving new applications for the Obama-era Deferred Action for …

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Rights advocates blast Mayorkas for saying U.S. will turn away Haitians, Cubans fleeing crises

“The time is never right to attempt migration by sea,” Mayorkas said. “Al“This shameful message from the U.S. government to offshore its responsibilities for refugee protection is a horrible turning away from the administration’s promised commitment …

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An unpopular immigration policy may end, but not for all

The call to end a U.S. policy that keeps migrants out because of COVID-19 fears has been a constant rallying cry among immigrant advocate circles this summer. Though it seems as if the heat and pressure …

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Governor Abbott’s Zero Tolerance on Immigration

Activists and some border counties are resisting this GOP power grab. Texas Governor Greg Abbott had all the right optics for rallying the Republican faithful to his anti-immigrant campaign: On June 30, Sean Hannity brought his …

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There Are No Mass Migrations Without U.S. Meddling and Militarism

Despite its pledges to aid Central America, the Biden administration continues to deny the United States’ role in destabilizing the region. When Vice President Kamala Harris visited the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on June 25, …

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