Growing Up in the Shadow of DACA

A generation of young people, still without a pathway to citizenship, tentatively plans for a future that remains uncertain.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #dream-act-development-relief-and-education-for-minors-act, #illegal-immigration

Agents Are Blocked From Using Discretion in Deportation Arrests

The Biden administration had instructed ICE agents to focus on immigrants who were considered a threat. But a judge’s order means millions more could now be targeted for deportation.

#appeals-courts-us, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #decisions-and-verdicts, #deportation, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

4 Who Helped Catch Subway Attack Suspect Now Need Help Themselves

They aided investigators after the worst subway attack in decades. Will that be enough to persuade immigration authorities to give them visas or asylum?

#brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-ny-subway-shooting-april-12-2022, #deportation, #east-village-manhattan-ny, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #visas

They Grew Up Legally in the U.S., but Can’t Stay After They Turn 21

Children of temporary visa holders who can’t gain permanent residency are one of several groups urging the Biden administration to act on an immigration overhaul.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #children-and-childhood, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #families-and-family-life, #foreign-workers, #green-cards-us, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #indian-americans, #united-states-politics-and-government, #visas

C.D.C. to Lift Order Restricting Immigration During the Pandemic

The change is to take effect in late May, according to people familiar with the planning, and should restore the right of migrants to request asylum once they cross the border into the United States.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #deportation, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #republican-party, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Fake Heiress Anna Sorokin, Who Swindled Elite, to Be Deported to Germany

Ms. Sorokin, whose fictionalized story was the subject of the TV show “Inventing Anna,” had been detained by immigration authorities on charges of overstaying her visa.

#deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-detention, #manhattan-nyc, #sorokin-anna-anna-delvey, #television

These Syrian Refugees Can’t Stay in Denmark, but They Can’t Go Home

Dozens of Syrian asylum seekers are stuck in limbo after the Danish authorities decided it was safe for them to go back home and stripped their residency permits.

#asylum-right-of, #damascus-syria, #denmark, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #syria

They Twice Gave Up Everything to Flee Iraq. They Keep Getting Sent Back.

Bria Ali and her family have twice tried to make it to Germany, desperate for a better life. They are now back home with thousands of others who made it to Europe in recent months only to be deported.

#belarus, #belarus-poland-border-crisis-2021, #deportation, #erbil-iraq, #europe, #germany, #iraq, #kurds

Limping and Penniless, Iraqis Deported From Belarus Face Bleak Futures

Hundreds of desperate Iraqis are being sent home after becoming political pawns in Belarus’s quarrel with its European Union neighbors.

#belarus, #belarus-poland-border-crisis-2021, #deportation, #erbil-iraq, #european-union, #kurdistan, #kurds, #lithuania, #poland

Unauthorized Migration Across the Mexico-U.S. Border Slips

Border crossings declined for the third consecutive month in October, but thousands of Haitians and other migrants were waiting in Mexico, hoping to head north.

#border-patrol-us, #deportation, #haiti, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #migration-policy-institute

Biden Bars Immigration Enforcement in ‘Protected Areas’

The Biden administration included schools, hospitals, parades and places of worship on a list of areas off limits to immigration arrests or other types of enforcement.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #united-states-politics-and-government

After Del Rio, Calls for Fairer Treatment of Black Migrants

The treatment of Haitians apprehended in Del Rio, Texas, has galvanized civil rights groups and others to press for change.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #del-rio-tex, #deportation, #haiti, #haitian-americans, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #magnus-chris-1960, #mayorkas-alejandro, #united-states-politics-and-government

Biden Ends Workplace Immigration Raids, Reversing Trump Policy

The change comes during a labor shortage in the United States, offering reassurance that undocumented workers are not at risk of being deported en masse.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #foreign-workers, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #mayorkas-alejandro, #shortages, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Neal Sher, U.S. Government’s Leading Nazi Hunter, Dies at 74

He pursued former Nazis who had gotten into the United States illegally and become citizens. One target was John Demjanjuk, accused of being “Ivan the Terrible.”

#deaths-obituaries, #demjanjuk-john, #deportation, #fort-hood-shooting-2014, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #justice-department, #sher-neal, #world-war-ii-1939-45

Haitian Immigrants in New York Describe Perilous Escape

Dieu Nalio Chery, a photojournalist, fled Haiti after gangs threatened his life. His latest subjects are others who, like him, are far from home.

#deportation, #haiti, #haiti-earthquake-august-2021, #haitian-americans, #new-york-city

The Mendacity of Joe Biden

No White House fact sheet about other policies that benefited Black people can hide the fact that Haitian migrants at the southern border were treated like animals.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #democratic-party, #deportation, #haiti, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government, #united-states-politics-and-government

Thousands of Haitian Migrants to Stay in U.S.

Border agents are making life-altering decisions for thousands of Haitian families on the border on whether they can stay in the U.S. or be deported.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #haiti, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

Afghan Uyghurs Fear Taliban Will Deport Them to China

Members of the ethnic group, seen by China as potential extremists, are afraid they will be sent there as part of a deal for economic aid.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #china, #deportation, #east-turkestan-islamic-movement, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #muslims-and-islam, #taliban, #terrorism, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group, #xinjiang-china

Biden Pushes Deterrent Border Policy After Promising ‘Humane’ Approach

The deportation of Haitian migrants is a stark example of how President Biden has deployed some of the most aggressive approaches to immigration put in place by former President Donald J. Trump.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #haiti, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’

Haitians who lived abroad for years have been returned to a country in crisis that they barely recognize — often, they say, without a hearing.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #del-rio-tex, #deportation, #haiti, #haiti-earthquake-august-2021, #henry-ariel, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro

Haiti Protests Mass Deportation of Migrants to a Country in Crisis

Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a “humanitarian moratorium” even as they prepare to receive the first returnees from Texas. “Will we have enough to feed these people?”

#del-rio-tex, #deportation, #haiti, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government

Afghan Refugees Find a Firm and Unfriendly Border in Turkey

Even before the last week’s harrowing scenes at the Kabul airport, thousands of Afghans were fleeing over land through Iran to Turkey. But they are being pushed back.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #asylum-right-of, #deportation, #erdogan-recep-tayyip, #europe, #european-union, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #iran, #merkel-angela, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #politics-and-government, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #taliban, #turkey

As Dictators Target Citizens Abroad, Few Safe Spaces Remain

For émigrés and exiles, pressure on families back home, social media intimidation, even kidnapping, have become a regular part of life.

#assassinations-and-attempted-assassinations, #cyberharassment, #deportation, #extraordinary-rendition, #fugitives, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #targeted-killings, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group

President Biden, the Clock Is Ticking to Rescind a Trump Immigration Policy

Border crossings between the U.S. and Mexico should return to normal status, with normal rules for asylum seekers.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #central-america, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #mexico, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

U.S. Grants Temporary Protections to Thousands of Haitians

The designation, which will be in place for 18 months, could protect as many as 150,000 Haitians living temporarily in the United States.

#appeals-courts-us, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #haiti, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

Migrants Separated From Their Children Will Be Allowed Into U.S.

A handful of parents from Mexico and Central America who were deported under the Trump administration’s family separation policy will be reunited this week with their children.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

A Sharp Divide at the Supreme Court Over a One-Letter Word

In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

#deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

Supreme Court Rules on Immigration Notice Rules

In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

#deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #kavanaugh-brett-m, #supreme-court-us

To Lead ICE, Biden Taps Ed Gonzalez, a Sheriff From Texas

Ed Gonzalez would take over an agency that has not had a permanent leader since 2017.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #gonzalez-ed-harris-county-tex-sheriff, #harris-county-tex, #human-trafficking, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #united-states-politics-and-government

Denmark Strips Some Syrians of Residency Status

The country is the first E.U. nation to make such a move. Many Syrians say that returning to their native country isn’t an option, and rights groups warn that the policy will tear some families apart.

#asylum-right-of, #denmark, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #syria

‘Essential’ Migrant Farmworkers Risk Infection and Deportation

In California, undocumented farmworkers have been labeled essential by the government and prioritized for vaccines. But public health officials face several challenges in reaching an unprotected population.

#agriculture-and-farming, #california, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #vaccination-and-immunization

Migrant Families at U.S.-Mexico Border Deported by Surprise

When 149 migrants were escorted onto a bridge by U.S. Border Patrol agents, they had no idea where they were being taken. Many collapsed, crying, when they learned they were back in Mexico.

#border-patrol-us, #central-america, #ciudad-juarez-mexico, #deportation, #el-paso-tex, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico

He Was Caught Jaywalking. He Was Almost Deported for It.

Javier Castillo Maradiaga was freed this week after 15 months in federal detention. New York had turned him over to ICE in error.

#bronx-nyc, #correction-department-nyc, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-detention

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

The deportation of Friedrich Karl Berger capped what could be the last prosecution by the U.S. government of collaborators in Nazi war crimes.

#berger-friedrich-karl, #deportation, #germany, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #immigration-and-emigration, #oak-ridge-tenn, #rosenbaum-eli-m-1955, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #world-war-ii-1939-45

After Three Years in a Church Facing Deportation, ‘Today I Have Freedom’

Saheeda Nadeem, 65, an undocumented immigrant from Pakistan who was given sanctuary by the First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo, Mich., learned this week that she would not be deported, her lawyer said.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #kalamazoo-mich, #michigan, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Biden Faces Pressure to Make Amends on Family Separation

Restitution, mental health services and legal permanent residency are among the demands for compensation to families harmed by the Trump-era border policy.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

Judge Blocks 100-Day Pause on Deportation, a Blow to Biden’s Immigration Agenda

A court in Texas issued a 14-day nationwide temporary restraining order sought by the state’s attorney general that would prevent carrying out the policy, which was issued within hours of the president’s inauguration.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #paxton-ken, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

Israel Extradites Teacher Accused of Abuse in Australia, Reports Say

Malka Leifer, who fled to Israel, faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.

#australia, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #deportation, #extradition, #israel, #leifer-malka, #melbourne-australia, #principals-school, #sex-crimes

American Woman to Be Deported From Bali After Calling It ‘Queer Friendly’

Indonesian immigration officials detained the woman overnight Tuesday and said she was being deported for “spreading information that could unsettle the public.”

#bali-indonesia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #race-and-ethnicity, #travel-and-vacations, #twitter

Facing Deportation, They Fled to the Safety of a Church. Now They are Free.

A Jamaican couple spent nearly two and a half years inside Philadelphia churches, isolated even further by the pandemic. This month, U.S. immigration officials relented.

#asylum-right-of, #churches-buildings, #deportation, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #jamaica-west-indies, #philadelphia-pa, #thompson-oneita

As Biden Prepares to Take Office, a New Rush at the Border

The president-elect has promised a more humane border policy. But devastated economies and natural disasters in Latin America have fueled a spike in migration that could make pledges hard to keep.

#arizona, #asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

Three Years After Family Separation, Her Son Is Back. But Her Life Is Not.

Many of the migrant families separated under the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration policy have been reunited. But some are still struggling.

#deportation, #families-and-family-life, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trump-donald-j

Judge Orders Government to Fully Reinstate DACA Program

Up to 300,000 additional undocumented immigrants could be allowed to apply for protection from deportation under a new court ruling. President Trump had sought to cancel the program.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #garaufis-nicholas-g, #immigration-and-emigration

After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests

The Trump administration says it is targeting criminals, but government data suggests that many others are getting caught up in immigration sweeps.

#california, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration

A Private Security Company Is Detaining Migrant Children at Hotels

Under emergency coronavirus orders, the Trump administration is using hotels across the country to hold migrant children and families before expelling them.

#american-hotel-and-lodging-assn, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #hampton-inns, #hilton-worldwide-holdings-inc, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention

‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation

This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds.

#border-patrol-us, #deportation, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #netflix-inc, #television, #web-original-programming

Asylum Officers Condemn What They Call ‘Draconian’ Plans by Trump

A Trump administration plan to overhaul the asylum system would subject vulnerable families to danger and violate international law, officers who would carry out the policy said.

#asylum-right-of, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

How ICE Helped Spread the Coronavirus

The New York Times, in collaboration with The Marshall Project, investigated how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of the virus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #trump-donald-j

A Woman Without a Country: Adopted at Birth and Deportable at 30

She grew up thinking she was American. When she realized that she wasn’t, her quest to fix the problem put her at risk of deportation.

#adoptions, #alaska, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trimble-rebecca

Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End DACA

Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985, #obama-barack, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government