In 2018 alone, the Center for Disease Control has been called to investigate 24 instances of food-borne disease outbreaks, marking the highest number of investigations since 2006. These recent outbreaks have tainted much of the United States’ food supply, from salad to beef to everyday breakfast cereal. Some experts have pointed to the Trump administration’s push to…Details
The prolonged government shutdown in some respects is having the opposite effect President Donald Trump intended when he refused to compromise with Congress over his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding. With the shutdown is on its 14th day, with no resolution in sight, almost all of the immigration court hearings that were scheduled…Details
In 2019, immigration advocates expect that higher education institutions will be at the forefront of US immigration policy debates. From the uncertainty around the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to the Trump administration’s new planned changes for student visas and work authorization programs, educators say they’re concerned about how immigration policy will ultimately impact…Details
In January, the debate over immigration reform focused on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly referred to as DACA. President Trump announced plans to end the program in March and urged Congress to pass a permanent solution that also included funding for a new border wall. Federal lawmakers failed to meet that deadline, however, a federal…Details
We love to share our success stories Mario and Fidelina are the parents of a military member. They had been undocumented in the U.S. for over 20 years. Last month they became residents as beneficiaries of the Military Parole In Place or PIP program. This allows certain relatives of military members as well as veterans…Details
These are wonderful images from a recent trip to the immigration office. What inspiring messages for our new citizens to see. “Immigrants, we are America.” This is America. Welcoming immigrants, encouraging citizenship. Children’s art from the Seattle Immigration Office lobby.Details
Those in the reality-based discussion about immigration have pointed out for years that the “crisis” of illegal immigration isn’t a crisis at all and, in fact, that the outflow of people along the southern border has topped the inflow. Pew Research has released a new study confirming exactly this — and demonstrating that the progress in thwarting…Details
Thank you to all the people who harvest the food we have at our Thanksgiving dinner tables all over the country.