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Gov’t watchdog: DOJ failed ‘zero tolerance’ management

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 “zero tolerance” border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions even as other agencies became overwhelmed with migrants, a …

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Judge blocks wide-ranging asylum limits, finding DHS chief did not have authority to issue them

Another federal judge on Friday ruled that Chad Wolf was likely unlawfully appointed to his position at the helm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), issuing a decision that blocked a set of broad asylum limits slated …

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Donald Trump visiting Texas’ Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday as his administration rushes to award more border wall contracts

President Trump is preparing to visit the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday in the midst of planned impeachment proceedings following a violent week at the U.S. Capitol. The White House did not provide details on Trump’s visit, which …

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U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Kamala Harris Bill to Help Border Regions Identify Missing Migrants Signed Into Law

January 2, 2021 – WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his bipartisan bill with Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), the Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act, which will help local jurisdictions improve the recording and …

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Immigrants get help from states, cheer inclusion in US bill

(Dec. 31, 2020) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lily Guido was having trouble hearing and she felt warm while talking to her co-worker at a California nursing home. She knew something was wrong. Fearing the coronavirus, …

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MIRA appalled by murder of Guatemalan immigrants in Mississippi

The Mississippi Immigrants’ Rights Alliance is deeply saddened and appalled by the recent report of the senseless attack and killings perpetrated on Mississippi’s immigrant community.  The home invasion which took place in Canton in the early …

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Biden’s Team Warned That He Won’t Be Able To Change All Of Trump’s Immigration Policies Overnight

The presidential transition team laid out several priorities, such as revising who can make an asylum claim first and ending what they call artificial capacity limits that restrict how many immigrants can be processed at the …

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NNIRR’s thank you for your partnership this year.

Dear Friend, Wishing you a restful holiday season with hopes for much needed relief and change in the New Year. We want to extend a heartfelt thank you for your partnership and solidarity. Your engagement this year …

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Support NNIRR’s work to uplift migrant voices!

Dear Friend, As we bring 2020 to a close, we can now say that we look forward to 2021 with renewed optimism —hopeful for a recovery from the pandemic and momentum towards much-needed change.  Thank you for …

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Progressives are getting ready to push Biden on immigration reform

Progressive Democrats in Congress are calling for President-elect Joe Biden to dismantle the federal government’s deportation machine, broaden immigrants’ access to social safety net programs, and rely far less on detention to ensure that immigrants show up …

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ICE MISMANAGEMENT CREATED CORONAVIRUS “HOTBEDS OF INFECTION” IN AND AROUND DETENTION CENTERS

U.S. IMMIGRATION AND Customs Enforcement’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been a horrifying — and avoidable — calamity. By handing out masks late, forcing detained people into close quarters, refusing to release the medically vulnerable, not …

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DHS updates website to indicate DACA program has been restored

(Dec. 7, 2020) (CNN)The Department of Homeland Security will begin to accept new applications for the Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation to comply with a recent court order, …

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