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Advocates ‘in utter disbelief’ after Biden resumes Haitian repatriations

Human rights advocates are enraged at the Biden administration for resuming repatriation flights to Haiti, despite the country’s ongoing political, economic and environmental disasters. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Wednesday expelled 86 Haitian nationals from …

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U.S. extends deportation relief for immigrants from 6 countries

The United States will extend deportation relief and work permits for more than 300,000 Salvadorans, Hondurans and other immigrants in the United States and enrolled in a program known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS), according to …

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More than 700 local officials call for immigration in reconciliation bill

A broad array of local officials from throughout the country called on Democratic leadership and President Biden to include immigration provisions in the upcoming federal budget. The coalition of mayors, council members, local legislators, school board members and …

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For Afghan evacuees arriving to U.S., a tenuous legal status and little financial support

The Biden administration is preparing to screen and resettle tens of thousands of Afghan evacuees in the United States over the coming weeks and months, but the majority will arrive without visas as “humanitarian parolees,” lacking …

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NNIRR Immigrant Rights News & Action — August 2021

Mobilizing to protect and expand immigrant rights has ramped up over the past two months —responding to the political roller coaster ride that has continued unabated. There have been some wins, many set-backs, and intensified global turmoil; here we …

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Exclusive: 344 groups call on Biden administration to halt deportations to Haiti

A broad coalition of organizations on Monday called on the Biden administration to expand relief for Haitian migrants, including halting all deportations to the country. In a letter to President Biden and his top foreign policy and immigration …

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I’m a Legal Asylum Seeker. Why Can’t I Work?

Trump-era regulations are forcing asylum seekers like me to beg for help. As a Syrian asylum seeker in the United States, I face a classic Catch-22: I have applied for asylum, but the new regulations prohibit me …

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EXCLUSIVE U.S. urges Mexico to clear migrant camps near border -sources

The United States has urged Mexico to clear ad-hoc camps housing thousands of migrants in border cities due to concerns they pose a security risk and attract criminal gangs, officials familiar with the matter said. Facing …

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From Kabul to the Rio Grande, the U.S. Creates Refugee Crises

The United States has long branded itself as a safe haven for refugees fleeing war and persecution abroad. The current U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is actually a testament to that, with well over 100,000 people evacuated …

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NNIRR Strongly Condemns SCOTUS MPP Decision

NNIRR strongly condemns the Supreme Court’s refusal to block the reinstatement of Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) despite the Biden administration’s appeal on the lower court ruling by a Texas judge ordering its resumption. MPP is a …

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NNIRR Statement on Budget Reconciliation: Pathway to Citizenship for ALL

Demand a Clean Pathway to Citizenship for ALL in Final Budget Reconciliation! Dear members & colleagues of NNIRR, Both the Senate and House have now passed a budget resolution package that finally puts on the table …

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Supreme Court requires Biden to revive Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied President Joe Biden’s bid to rescind an immigration policy implemented by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that forced thousands of asylum seekers to stay in Mexico awaiting U.S. hearings. The …

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