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Monthly Archives: February 2021
*updated 3/5/2021 with new bills and information Confused by daily reports of bills proposed, introduced, likely to pass, impossible to pass, et cetera? Here’s a quick round-up of immigration legislation introduced in the first two months of the 117th Congress … Continue reading
After months and years of waiting, a few asylum applicants finally began moving toward safety on February 19. Slowly. Painfully. Although U.S. and U.N. officials stumbled through new procedures, the Biden administration’s commitment is clear. The United States will reverse … Continue reading
I didn’t want to slog through the latest executive orders to write this analysis. But the devil is in the details, those too arcane to make their way into news headlines or even articles. So I’m brewing a second cup … Continue reading
Felipe Ortega, grandfather of eight U.S. citizens, was deported on Inauguration Day. After 30 years in the United States, he was picked up by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) the day before on a 15-year-old deportation warrant. After being held … Continue reading