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.
Many immigrants have been excluded from pandemic-related benefits — leaving local advocacy groups to step in to provide support.
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.
Experts say the order does little to expand restrictions in an immigration system already shut down in many ways.
Arizona's Raúl Grijalva says immigrants are working the essential jobs Americans depend on and coronavirus doesn't care about immigration status.
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.