Stories tagged: "immigration policy"


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Dreamers in Arizona Have Mixed Feelings About Biden’s Immigration Plan

As of June 2020, Arizona had 24,140 DACA recipients, ranking it sixth among the states. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden sent to Congress his plan to reform the U.S. immigration system. The bill includes preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and outlines a path to permanent residence...

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All Residents of Phoenix Can Now Access Pandemic Relief Funds, Regardless of Immigration Status

The funds are available to any Phoenix resident who was financially impacted by the pandemic between March and December.

Ivon Meneses, of Las Vegas, had written "we need a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers," on her arm as she and other supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, attended an action in support of DACA recipients. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
DACA Is Fully Restored. Here’s How to Apply.

All your questions answered about who can apply, how to apply, and what the future holds for DACA recipients.

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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.