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NNIRR Statement on SCOTUS TPS decision & VP visit to Central America

NNIRR’s Statement on the SCOTUS TPS Ruling & VP Harris’ Trip to Central America to address the root causes of migration discourage migration SCOTUS Ruling Against TPS The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) is deeply disappointed with …

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In Guatemala, Harris Tells Undocumented to Stay Away From U.S. Border

In her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala Harris promoted economic development and anti-corruption efforts, trying to stem the northward flow of migrants. GUATEMALA CITY — During her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala …

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U.S. Aid to Central America Hasn’t Slowed Migration. Can Kamala Harris?

A stark reality faces the vice president as she visits the region: Expanded aid programs have failed to stem migration. SAN ANTONIO HUISTA, Guatemala — An American contractor went to a small town in the Guatemalan …

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Supreme Court: No green card for TPS holders after illegal entry

The decision hurts thousands of immigrants with Temporary Protected Status. A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday said immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally cannot apply for green cards simply because they enjoy Temporary Protected Status, or …

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Biden’s Conflicting Border Policies | Opinion

Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Guatemala and Mexico soon as part of the administration’s efforts to address the root causes that compel people to leave their homes, families and everything they have known to seek safety in the …

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Biden formally ends Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration program

The Biden administration on Tuesday formally nixed the “Remain in Mexico” program, the latest in a series of moves to dismantle the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies. The program, known formally as the Migrant Protection Protocols …

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May News & Updates on Migrant Rights & Racial Justice

May News & Updates from NNIRR   There have been many positive immigration policy changes this month. We celebrate these wins and know that the shifts towards justice are due to the tireless organizing and advocacy on the …

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Media ‘Border Crisis’ Threatens Immigration Reform

It’s no surprise that right-wing media have hyped a supposed crisis on the US/Mexico border, or that much of the television coverage of current immigration issues has tended to be superficial. What’s striking is how badly the situation …

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With more border crossers, US groups seek to stem deaths

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Every week, migrant rights activist Eduardo Canales fills up blue water drums that are spread throughout a vast valley of Texas ranchlands and brush. They are there for migrants who venture into …

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U.S. Grants Temporary Protections to Thousands of Haitians

“Better late than never,” the National T.P.S. Alliance, a grass-roots organization wrote on Twitter The designation, which will be in place for 18 months, could protect as many as 150,000 Haitians living temporarily in the United …

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Biden administration to close two immigration detention centers that came under scrutiny

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will stop detaining immigrants at two detention centers that came under investigation over allegations of inadequate medical care and poor conditions. It’s the latest move by the administration to …

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The dividing line: On the U.S.-Mexico border, President Biden faces a political crisis. Migrants face a fight to survive.

This interactive photo essay with audio explores the fight to survive for migrants traveling to and once at the US Mexico border, and the root causes of migration.   Excerpts from the essay: This is the …

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