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Public Charge Rule Will Force Immigrant Families to Choose Between Vital Services and Access to Lawful Status

  on August 13, 2019

KIND opposes the Administration’s sweeping new “public charge” rule that will limit access to lawful permanent resident status or admission by certain immigrants if they use one or more federal public benefits specified in the

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Court order blocks new asylum policy affecting unaccompanied immigrant children

  on August 5, 2019

Download PDF Here August  5, 2019 GREENBELT, Maryland– A Maryland-based federal court granted a temporary restraining order Aug. 2 to protect the rights of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children seeking asylum. The order by U.S.

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Will US Accelerate Global Shift Against Asylum Hopefuls?

by RJ Vogt   on August 4, 2019   publication:

A Honduran refugee flees gang violence at home, heading north to claim asylum in America. A Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, facing genocide back in Myanmar, wonders about the status of her application to be resettled

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‘I didn’t know where to look for him’: ICE ships kids across the country to Pacific Northwest jails

  on August 3, 2019   publication:

Last year, a North Carolina 17-year-old called his mom from jail. Victor had been charged with various crimes, including four counts of breaking or entering a motor vehicle. But now the teen, brought to the

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Hundreds Of Migrant Children Separated From Parents End Up In NY. Here’s One Of Their Stories

by Beth Fertig   on August 1, 2019   publication:

Five year-old Carlos played on the floor with a couple of brightly colored toy trucks, making noises and chasing them with a younger boy while an older boy tried to sleep in a chair. They

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Angelina Jolie: The Crisis We Face at the Border Does Not Require Us to Choose Between Security and Humanity

by Angelina Jolie   on July 31, 2019   publication:

We Americans have been confronted by devastating images from our southern border and increasingly polarized views on how to address this untenable situation. At times I wonder if we are retreating from the ideal of America as

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Guatemala: Completely Unsafe for Asylum Seekers

  on July 27, 2019

The Trump Administration has initiated another devastating attack on the U.S. asylum system. The agreement signed yesterday between the U.S. and Guatemalan governments will force asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador to pursue safety

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Pay or Die

by Sonia Nazario   on July 26, 2019   publication:

IT’S MONDAY: TIME TO PAY THE GANGS. A bus owner wearing a red knit hat waits for the call he’s gotten every Monday morning for 10 years. That’s when Honduras’s gangs began charging anything with

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Only in America Featuring Sonia Nazario: Profiling Hardship in Honduras

by Ali Noorani   on July 17, 2019   publication:

The National Immigration Forum’s, Ali Noorani, speaks to Sonia Nazario, award-winning journalist and the author of Enrique’s Journey, a story about a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who travels a dangerous road to the U.S. looking

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Beyond the Wall: An Immigrant Youth Mural Unveiling and Performance July 19

  on July 16, 2019

A mural by fifteen immigrant asylum seekers produced with Artolution artists will be unveiled, along with a performance, on Friday, July 19, at 5pm at Key Foods, 52 Avenue A (corner of 4th Street). New

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