Immigration


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Arizona Remittances to Mexico Continued to Surge Through Pandemic

The economic upheaval of the pandemic did little to slow the remittances sent home to Mexico by workers in Arizona.

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The US Welcomes Ukrainian Refugees—But What About Black and Brown Migrants?

Immigration advocates have reported seeing border patrol admit Ukrainian refugees into the US without question while turning away migrants from Central America and the Caribbean.

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Republican States Win Delay, for Now, in White House Plan to End COVID Restrictions at Border

The law, known as Title 42, has been used to turn away more than 1.8 million migrants since it was invoked in March 2020.

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US Begins Phasing Out COVID-Driven Asylum Restrictions

The Biden administration said Friday it has begun phasing out the use of a pandemic-related rule that allows migrants to be expelled without an opportunity.

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Migrants Wait at the Border While US Battles Over Lifting COVID-19 Ban on Processing Asylum Applications

“I had a home in Michoacán, a good life,” Rosario said. “My husband and I got married and we built a beautiful life together, but we had to leave. We dropped everything in order to just feel secure again.”

A legal immigrant reads a guide of the conditions needed to apply for the so-called 'DREAMers'  Obama program, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, CHIRLA offices in Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants scrambled to get papers in order, as the U.S. started accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get a work permit, but not a path to citizenship. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
DACA Renewal Application Is Now Available Online

DACA recipients can now set up an online account and communicate directly with US Citizenship and Immigration Services to submit their renewal paperwork.

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Arizona Among Three States Suing to Block Biden From Ending Title 42 for Asylum Seekers

Since the Trump administration invoked Title 42 in March 2020, more than 1.7 million migrants have been turned away at the border – more than 300,000 of them in Arizona.