Judge Rules: U.S. Must Release Children From Family Detention Centers,

By |2021-05-10T12:47:40-04:00June 30th, 2020|COVID-19, ICE, Immigration|

Citing new coronavirus cases at detention facilities for migrant families, the federal judge overseeing litigation surrounding protections for undocumented minors in U.S. custody on Friday ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release children the agency is holding with their parents or legal guardians. The order to release the children by July 17 came after plaintiffs in [...]

U.S. Immigration Officials Evaluate Vulnerable Detainees for Possible Release Amid Pandemic

By |2021-05-11T06:34:08-04:00April 10th, 2020|COVID-19, Deportation, ICE, Immigrant health insurance|

U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive for the resulting COVID-19 illness. In an email sent to lawmakers, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said that it had instructed its offices around the country to consider the [...]

US Immigration System Changes during the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2021-05-11T07:12:36-04:00March 19th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Department of Justice, Deportation, Immigrant health insurance, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Trump, USCIS Interviews|

As the United States responds to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has made sweeping changes to the country's immigration apparatus, altering daily operations and disrupting the lives of thousands. In a little over a week, there have been a dozen changes, ranging from postponing immigration hearings to pausing deportation flights to certain countries and suspending [...]

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