Immigration News

August 2, 2020

DACA News: Department of Homeland Security Announcement

The Department of Homeland Security, announced: The Trump administration will not accept new applications for the DACA program, which shields from deportation certain undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. They have not accepted new DACA applications since 2017, but it has allowed current holders to renew their status in two-year intervals. They announced those renewals will continue, but only for a one-year interval. The announcement, which comes more than a month after […]
August 2, 2020

Federal Courts Block Public Charge Regulations

A Washington federal court issued, on July 29, nationwide injunctions that blocked any implementation of the Trump administration’s public charge regulations. These adjustments threaten the health, nutrition and housing of millions of families. The order bars implementation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s public charge rule. In addition, a Manhattan federal court issued two nationwide injunctions temporarily blocking the regulations issued by the Trump’s administration. These new injunctions will allow immigrant communities to safely […]
July 30, 2020

Public Charge: “Wealth test” for immigrants

On January 27th, the US Supreme Court authorized the implementation of the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule change, this modification in federal immigration policy is projected to impact near 24 million Americans and millions more seeking to come to the United States. The new rule, basically, creates a wealth test for immigrants; it is based on factors like their age, health, education, income and resources. U.S. immigration officials can use the results of this test […]
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