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  • Title 42’s End May Be in Sight. Good Riddance.
    December 21, 2022

    More than two and a half years after it began, the “public health” policy known as Title 42 may finally be nearing an end. On Monday, a coalition of GOP-led states submitted a last-ditch request to the Supreme Court asking the Justices to halt a court order from a federal judge in Washington, D.C. who […] The post Title 42’s End May Be in Sight. Good Riddance. appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • The Queens Night Market Is a Testament to the Power of Immigrant Inclusion
    December 21, 2022

    Written by John Wang, author and founder of the Queens Night Market The singular mission of the Queens Night Market is to be New York City’s most affordable, diverse, and welcoming community space. That mission has been the north star of every organizational decision we’ve made since we launched in 2015. From the start, I […] The post The Queens Night Market Is a Testament to the Power of Immigrant Inclusion appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • USCIS’ 2022 Progress Report Shows Promise, But Agency Still Has a Long Way to Go
    December 15, 2022

    From the displacement following the Russian invasion of Ukraine to migrant bussing across the United States, the immigration field has faced unique challenges this year while continuing to manage the ongoing COVID pandemic, backlog for legal immigration and asylum cases, and more. Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released its Fiscal Year 2022 […] The post USCIS’ 2022 Progress Report Shows Promise, But Agency Still Has a Long Way to Go appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • ICE Makes Paying Bond Extremely Difficult. This Lawsuit Wants to Change That.
    December 13, 2022

    One might think that posting bond in the immigration system is a straightforward process. Immigration authorities set bond. A person pays the bond amount, and the incarcerated person is released. In reality, nothing could be farther from the truth. The process for posting bond is unclear across the board, resulting in confusion among those attempting […] The post ICE Makes Paying Bond Extremely Difficult. This Lawsuit Wants to Change That. appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Infamous Immigration Detention Center Closes, But More Work Needs to Be Done
    December 9, 2022

    After years of advocacy and widespread abuse, Berks County officials announced that the federal government was ending its contract for the Berks County detention center on January 31, 2023. Advocacy led by a group of organizations called the Shut Down Berks Coalition celebrated the news. Formally named the Berks County Residential Center, the Pennsylvania facility […] The post Infamous Immigration Detention Center Closes, But More Work Needs to Be Done appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • TPS Extension Offers Only a Temporary Fix
    December 8, 2022

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Nepal, Haiti, and Sudan in November. The extension lasts until June 30, 2024 and is the result of litigation filed after the Trump administration attempted to end TPS for those countries. To provide even […] The post TPS Extension Offers Only a Temporary Fix appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Time Is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year
    December 8, 2022

    Can immigration avoid a cold winter in Congress? That’s the question immigrants and their advocates are asking as time runs out on the current Congress. The fate of Afghan evacuees, Dreamers, farmworkers and others who are stuck in our outdated immigration system hinges in the short term on whether crucial legislation can be passed before […] The post Time Is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • The Supreme Court Takes on Enforcement Priorities and Other Immigration Questions in Its 2022 – 2023 Term
    November 30, 2022

    The Supreme Court will tackle more hot button immigration issues in its 2022 – 2023 term. Front and center is the Biden administration’s effort to set immigration enforcement priorities. But the Court will also consider what a noncitizen must do to get federal court review of immigration court decisions. It may also accept review of […] The post The Supreme Court Takes on Enforcement Priorities and Other Immigration Questions in Its 2022 – 2023 Term appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Talking Turkey: How to Appreciate Another View at the Dinner Table
    November 24, 2022

    Irrespective of your politics, no matter your football allegiances, the joy of Thanksgiving binds you with millions of others who are also celebrating togetherness. Some of us might gather with family and friends, while others might celebrate as a community of neighbors. Some will enjoy menu-staples, such as turkey and mash potatoes, while others might […] The post Talking Turkey: How to Appreciate Another View at the Dinner Table appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • From Farm to Your Thanksgiving Table: America’s Food Supply Relies on Immigrant Crop Workers
    November 22, 2022

    As Thanksgiving approaches, many cooks are busy planning their holiday meals. However, this year’s Thanksgiving meals will likely be more expensive as food prices soar. This is partly due to America’s ongoing labor shortage in agriculture, especially for fruit and vegetable crop production, where 57.0% of workers are immigrants. Farm workers are fundamental to America’s […] The post From Farm to Your Thanksgiving Table: America’s Food Supply Relies on Immigrant Crop Workers appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]