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‘Remain in Mexico’ program restarts, fueling frustration among immigration advocates

The Biden administration relaunched the Trump-era border policy known as “Remain in Mexico” on Monday, kicking back into gear the program allowing officials to send non-Mexican migrants to Mexico to await their US immigration court hearings. The policy …

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An Internal Document Shows DHS Officials Advised Against Haitian Deportations, Fearing They Could Violate Human Rights Obligations

The internal warning sheds new light into how some within the department had deep concerns about the safety of Haitians being returned to their home country. The Department of Homeland Security’s civil rights office raised an …

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U.S. and Mexico reach deal to restart Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ program along border

The Biden administration has reached a deal with the Mexican government to restart the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program that requires asylum seekers to wait outside U.S. territory while their claims are processed, U.S. officials told …

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Democrats make last effort to keep immigration reforms in social spending bill

House Democrats last month passed legislation that would offer protection from deportation for millions of immigrants for the first time in more than 35 years. The immigration provisions — part of a $1.85-trillion social spending bill …

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On #GivingTuesday and during the holiday season, support NNIRR!

#GivingTuesday  #HumanRights  #4RightsatBorders  #GrassrootsOrganizing  #Solidarity  #MigrantRights #GivingTuesday 2021 is November 30, 2021. A day for online social justice giving. We hope you will consider a gift to NNIRR on this day or anytime during the holiday …

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California, Colorado eliminating ‘dehumanizing’ terms for immigrants in state laws

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.” In the stark terms of the government, it signaled her mother was not yet a citizen of the U.S. But to …

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‘Quite disruptive’: Months-long processing delays leave people out of work amid nationwide labor shortage

Dayana Vera de Aponte had locked in her holiday plans after nearly two years of uncertainty fueled by the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happened: She lost her job because of an unprecedented US government backlog. …

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Democrats get hopeful sign from parliamentarian on immigration

Democrats got a hopeful sign from the Senate rules referee Tuesday in their effort to include provisions for undocumented immigrants in the $1.75 trillion “human” infrastructure bill they hope to pass through the partisan reconciliation process. …

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Scoop: Biden restarting Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy

President Biden will start turning asylum seekers back to Mexico as soon as next week under a reinstated Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program — but will offer them the option to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Axios …

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Climate denial is waning on the right. What’s replacing it might be just as scary

The wrapping of ecological disaster with fears of rampant immigration is a narrative that has flourished in far-right fringe movements in Europe and the US Standing in front of the partial ruins of Rome’s Colosseum, Boris …

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At Summit, U.S., Canada and Mexico Will Address Migration

After a five-year hiatus, the meeting of North American leaders will also provide a forum to discuss trade disagreements and vaccine sharing. President Biden will host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and President Andrés Manuel …

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Advocates to Democrats: Build Back Better by giving the undocumented green cards

“There is no building back anything without us,” says a New York immigrant activist. They face tough odds, but immigration advocates are pushing Democrats for a better deal in a bill heading for a vote for …

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