Stories tagged: "asylum"


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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.”

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The Biden Administration Will End Title 42 by May 24

Advocates for immigrants and refugees in Arizona say it’s long past for the Biden administration to stop using public health rules to prevent people from claiming asylum.

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Trump Is Trying to Make It Harder for Torture Victims to Seek Asylum

The newly-proposed rule narrows the categories of people who face persecution based on race, nationality, religion, political opinions, or “social group.”

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Trump Uses Coronavirus to Shut Down Asylum System at U.S. Borders

The U.S. government used an obscure public health law to justify shutting down the nation’s asylum system in the name of public health.