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Meet the workers who put food on America’s tables – but can’t afford groceries

Undocumented immigrants are doing the backbreaking farm work that keeps the US food system running but struggle to feed their families In the piercing midday heat of southern Texas, farmhand Linda Villarreal moves methodically to weed row …

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Biden meeting with DACA recipients to highlight immigration priorities

The White House invited essential workers to the meeting to underscore its argument for enshrining DACA into law. President Joe Biden plans to welcome six recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to the …

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How Title 42 fuels migrant kidnapping, extortion

This video from LA Times gives background on Title 42 expulsions and the harrowing consequences for migrants families. An excerpt from the video: “Title 42 is what this policy has become known as, but what it …

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Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight

The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has learned spans two dozen states and includes five shelters with more than …

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Opinion: The U.S. should acknowledge its complicity in migrant issues

The May 2 news article “U.S. plan to stem migration faces obstacles” well named the myriad challenges in working with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, including corruption and bad governance. It failed to name, however, U.S. responsibility for …

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Opinion: For Mother’s Day, I’m reflecting on the stories of migrant mothers who risk everything for their children

Last month, I spoke with a mother of two teenage boys at the Chaparral migrant encampment in Tijuana, who I’ll call Julia. Julia left her hometown in Mexico because a gang threatened her boys and disabled …

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Keeping the Public Eye on ICE

Voices from the grassroots show resolute commitment for radical change. Abroad coalition of immigrant rights groups is putting a spotlight on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement—the rogue federal agency that has wreaked havoc in immigrant communities. …

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A Mother, Separated from Her Children at the Border, Comes Home

The Biden Administration has begun an ambitious effort to reunite more than a thousand families torn apart by Trump. For the past two years, Keldy Mabel Gonzáles Brebe de Zúniga kept a daily ritual. Rising before …

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Biden adds caveat on new refugees cap

The White House’s confusing path to keeping its commitment to boost refugee numbers slashed under former President Trump was paired with an unexpected caveat: The administration doesn’t expect to meet its own goal. The warning came alongside President Biden’s …

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Schumer Readies Plan B to Push Immigration Changes Unilaterally

Should bipartisan talks stall, the Senate majority leader is exploring trying to use budget reconciliation to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader, is quietly considering trying …

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In Another Reversal, Biden Raises Limit on Number of Refugees Allowed Into the U.S.

The action comes about two weeks after President Biden announced that he was leaving the Trump administration’s limit of 15,000 refugees in place, prompting a swift backlash. President Biden on Monday reversed himself and said he …

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Biden Cancels Military-Funded Construction of Border Wall

In a long-expected move, the Biden administration says it has canceled border-wall construction projects which had been funded by the Trump administration using diverted military spending. On Friday, a Pentagon spokesman announced that the Department of Defense …

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