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  • Read the 2019 ‘Celebrate America’ Fifth Grade Creative Writing Contest Winning Entry
    June 24, 2019

    The American Immigration Council is proud to announce the winner of the 22nd Annual Celebrate America Fifth Grade Creative Writing Contest. The contest encourages educators to incorporate lessons on U.S. immigration into their classrooms and gives fifth graders the opportunity to explain, in their own words, why they are proud America is a nation of […] The post Read the 2019 ‘Celebrate America’ Fifth Grade Creative Writing Contest Winning Entry appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • The Changing Face of Undocumented Immigration
    June 21, 2019

    Undocumented flows are declining, more people are coming from Central America and Asia, and more arrive on valid visas. The post The Changing Face of Undocumented Immigration appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Chronic USCIS and ICE FOIA Delays Being Challenged in Court
    June 20, 2019

    The post Chronic USCIS and ICE FOIA Delays Being Challenged in Court appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • USCIS Will Transfer Applications Out of Its Busiest Offices to Reduce Wait Times
    June 19, 2019

    USCIS is beginning to transfer cases out of its busiest offices to even out the processing times across the country. Transferred cases will go to USCIS offices that have more manageable workloads. The post USCIS Will Transfer Applications Out of Its Busiest Offices to Reduce Wait Times appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • World Refugee Day Reminders Us That We Must Do Better
    June 18, 2019

    World Refugee Day serves as a reminder that as a nation we must do better to protect those who are fleeing harm. The post World Refugee Day Reminders Us That We Must Do Better appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Providing Humanitarian Aid to People Crossing the Border Should Never Be a Crime
    June 17, 2019

    Since President Trump took office, a target has been placed on humanitarian aid workers. One person in particular has come under fire—Dr. Scott Warren, a volunteer with the Arizona-based humanitarian aid group No More Deaths. The post Providing Humanitarian Aid to People Crossing the Border Should Never Be a Crime appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Report on Asian American and Pacific Islander Immigrants Highlights Education, Economic Opportunity Gaps
    June 14, 2019

    The post Report on Asian American and Pacific Islander Immigrants Highlights Education, Economic Opportunity Gaps appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • New Diversity Visa Requirements Impose Major Obstacles for Applicants
    June 13, 2019

    The U.S. State Department announced a new rule last week that changes the Diversity Visa Program, a lottery system that grants 50,000 foreign nationals the opportunity to apply for an immigrant visa number. Applicants must come from an underrepresented country that has low rates of immigration to the United States. The lucky ones, after applying […] The post New Diversity Visa Requirements Impose Major Obstacles for Applicants appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • ICE Deported Hundreds of Immigrant Veterans – And Has No Record of Them in Their Database
    June 12, 2019

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is not following its own policies—and hundreds of men and women who have served in our military are getting deported for minor offenses due to the agency’s negligence. A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released last week details how ICE ignores two of its long-standing policies that […] The post ICE Deported Hundreds of Immigrant Veterans – And Has No Record of Them in Their Database appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • No Help “Unless We’re Dying.” Immigrants Present Evidence of Inadequate Medical Care in Detention
    June 11, 2019

    As the Trump administration ramps up efforts to expand immigration detention in the United States, many detained immigrants continue to suffer behind bars due to woefully inadequate medical and mental health care. In the past two years, 24 people died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention alone as a result. In June 2018—almost […] The post No Help “Unless We’re Dying.” Immigrants Present Evidence of Inadequate Medical Care in Detention appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]