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  • TPS Is Extended for Somalia, Leaving Only 4 of 10 Designations Intact
    July 20, 2018

    The Secretary of Homeland Security completed her review of all pending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations this week, announcing that Somalia’s designation will be extended. That brings the total number of remaining TPS designations to just four countries, down from ten at the start of the Trump administration. Since January 2017, there has effectively been […] The post TPS Is Extended for Somalia, Leaving Only 4 of 10 Designations Intact appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Government Uses Separated Children as Leverage to Coerce Parents Into Signing for Deportation
    July 19, 2018

    Among the many questions presented by the separation of immigrant families at the border is whether detained parents are being coerced into signing paperwork ensuring their deportation. Without knowing whether or when they would see their children again, many parents may have unintentionally waived their right to seek asylum in a desperate attempt to speed […] The post Government Uses Separated Children as Leverage to Coerce Parents Into Signing for Deportation appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • USCIS Is Redefining Who Qualifies For Asylum in This New Guidance
    July 18, 2018

    In its latest attack on asylum seekers, U.S. Cidadania e Serviços de Imigração (USCIS) issued new guidance to asylum officers that will make it much harder for victims of domestic violence and gang violence to obtain asylum. The guidance follows a strongly worded opinion known as “Matter of ABissued by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last […] The post USCIS Is Redefining Who Qualifies For Asylum in This New Guidance appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • It Is Legal to Seek Asylum
    July 17, 2018

    As thousands of asylum-seeking parents were separated from their children in recent months, the Trump administration actively portrayed them as law breakers who must be prosecuted and punished for coming to the United States. Left out of the narrative is one well-established fact: it is legal to seek asylum. The Immigration and Nationality Act, which […] The post It Is Legal to Seek Asylum appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Federal Audit Outlines Lasting Impacts of Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration
    July 16, 2018

    President Trump wasted no time after assuming office in signing three executive orders which fundamentally changed the nature of immigration enforcement in the United States: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements; Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States; and Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States (commonly known […] The post Federal Audit Outlines Lasting Impacts of Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • American Companies Should Be Able to Hire Foreign Seasonal Workers – Trump’s Businesses Do
    July 13, 2018

    Kitchens, restaurants, and housekeeping departments in high-end resorts are often staffed with foreign seasonal workers, who arrive into the United States during peak vacation months. American vacation destinations including resortswhich frequently tout costly club membershipscan employ foreign workers through the H-2B visa program if there are not enough Americans to fill the positions. Many American […] The post American Companies Should Be Able to Hire Foreign Seasonal WorkersTrump’s Businesses Do appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Why Rescinding the International Entrepreneur Rule Is Bad for the American Economy
    July 12, 2018

    To build America’s competitive edge over other nations attempting to attract global talent, the Obama administration issued the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER) dentro 2014. This regulation allows international entrepreneurs to temporarily enter the United States to grow businessesyet the Trump administration wants to end it. The rationale behind the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) intention […] The post Why Rescinding the International Entrepreneur Rule Is Bad for the American Economy appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Trump Administration Misses the First Deadline to Reunite Children With Parents
    July 11, 2018

    After being order last month by a federal judge to reunite the thousands of children it had separated from their parents under the “zero tolerance” política, the Trump administration said it would not meet the first court-mandated deadline to reunite all children under the age of five. This admission coincided with a separate federal ruling […] The post Trump Administration Misses the First Deadline to Reunite Children With Parents appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Federal Investigation Finds ICE Fails to Address Sexual Assault, Abuse in Immigrant Detention Centers
    July 10, 2018

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) consistently fails to conduct adequate inspections of its detention facilities or to follow up on recommended corrections at facilities that are found not to meet agency standards. As a result, many immigrant detainees are held in conditions that threaten their health and safety, or which fail to respect their […] The post Federal Investigation Finds ICE Fails to Address Sexual Assault, Abuse in Immigrant Detention Centers appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • USCIS Is Slowly Being Morphed Into an Immigration Enforcement Agency
    July 9, 2018

    U.S. Cidadania e Serviços de Imigração (USCIS) issued new guidance to initiate deportation proceedings for thousands of applicants denied for any immigration benefit. This policy change will have far-reaching implications for many of those interacting with the agency, but also signals a major shift in how USCIS operates. USCIS was never meant to be tasked with […] The post USCIS Is Slowly Being Morphed Into an Immigration Enforcement Agency appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Immigration Courts Are Rolling out an Electronic Filing Pilot Program in July
    July 6, 2018

    The immigration court system will begin to roll out an electronic filing pilot program in six immigration courts on July 16 this year, representing an important advancement for these courts that still heavily rely on paper documentation. Currently, immigration courts generally do not permit any electronic filing. Instead, immigrants and their attorneys must submit documents […] The post Immigration Courts Are Rolling out an Electronic Filing Pilot Program in July appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Homeland Security Extends TPS for Yemen for 18 Months
    July 5, 2018

    The Yemeni community in the United States received word today that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Yemen will be extended through March 3, 2020.  Approximately 1,250 Yemeni TPS will now be able to renew their status to avoid being returned to what the United Nations Secretary-General has labeled “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.Yemen has […] The post Homeland Security Extends TPS for Yemen for 18 Months appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • 14,000 Become U.S. Citizens to Celebrate Fourth of July
    July 3, 2018

    Coinciding with the Fourth of July each year, naturalization ceremonies turn immigrants into new American citizens. This Independence Day, U.S. Cidadania e Serviços de Imigração (USCIS) will welcome over 14,000 new citizens nationwide. These new citizens will be naturalized in approximately 175 ceremonies across the countryat a time when the U.S. government’s negative rhetoric towards immigrants, […] The post 14,000 Become U.S. Citizens to Celebrate Fourth of July appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]

  • Nationwide Immigration Rallies Send A Strong Message: All Families Belong Together
    July 2, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered on June 30, 2018 to protest the Trump’s administration policy of family separation. Activists organized nearly 800 marches in all 50 states, from major traditional immigrant gateways such as New York and California to newer receiving communities in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The focus was the administration’s […] The post Nationwide Immigration Rallies Send A Strong Message: All Families Belong Together appeared first on Immigration Impact. [...]