Stories tagged: "immigration policy"


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Her Brother Was Deported 9 Years Ago. She Hasn’t Stopped Fighting Since.

Jessica Rubio is a homeowner, philanthropist, and working on her Master’s degree. And until last week, she was living in fear of being deported.

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Immigrants Need Help During The Pandemic. They’re Having Trouble Finding It.

Many immigrants have been excluded from pandemic-related benefits — leaving local advocacy groups to step in to provide support.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

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Trump’s Order on Immigration Only Hurts Arizona And Stirs Anxiety, Say Critics

Experts say the order does little to expand restrictions in an immigration system already shut down in many ways.

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These Lawmakers Are Trying to Extend Needed Coronavirus Relief to Immigrant Families

Arizona's Raúl Grijalva says immigrants are working the essential jobs Americans depend on and coronavirus doesn't care about immigration status.

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DOJ Opens Office Dedicated to Stripping Immigrants of Citizenship

A Justice Department official said the new section would prioritize naturalized Americans who have committed serious violations of law, but critics worry denaturalization could be used broadly.