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Legal Immigrants are Facing an Invisible Wall

While talk of building a border wall has monopolized much of the news during Donald Trump’s presidency, there is already a barrier under constant construction: A wall that can’t be seen but can be felt by millions of immigrants. One immigration policy change after another — often decided behind closed doors with little fanfare —…

Immigrants Given Fake Court Dates

Immigrants Given Fake Court Dates

ICE agents told hundreds of immigrants to show up to court on Thursday or risk being deported. But lawyers say many of those hearings won’t happen because the dates ICE provided are fake. Immigration attorneys in Chicago, Miami, Texas, and Virginia told CBS News their clients or their colleagues’ clients were issued a Notice to…

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Immigration Courts At A Standstill

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…

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In 2019 Higher Education will be a battleground for immigration debates

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…

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Immigration, 2018 Year-In-Review

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…