Supreme Court Sides With Biden’s Efforts to End ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program

The program, adopted during the Trump administration, requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

Truck Carrying Dead Migrants Passed Through U.S. Checkpoint

Border Patrol officials say truck traffic is too voluminous to check every vehicle at the dozens of immigration checkpoints on roadways near the border.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #border-patrol-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #search-and-seizure, #texas, #trucks-and-trucking

Pandemic Health Order Has Contributed to Rise in Border Crossings.

Technically, the border is closed to most migrants under a 2020 order. But the policy, known as Title 42, has had the unintended effect of encouraging people to repeatedly attempt to cross the border.

#immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #texas, #washington-dc

The Pandemic Flight of Wealthy New Yorkers Was a Once-in-a-Century Shock

New tax data reveal a steep population loss in 2020, toward the start of the pandemic. The exodus was temporary, but how much of its effects could be permanent?

#census, #immigration-and-emigration, #income-tax, #new-york-city, #population, #relocation-of-business, #telecommuting

Gov. Abbott Has Made Immigration Central to His Re-Election Campaign

The governor has boasted of his tough stance against migrants, but his policies have failed to slow the number of people crossing the border.

#illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #san-antonio-tex, #united-states

Why Did Republicans Become So Extreme?

It’s all about resentment of what makes America great.

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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

‘Ghost Flights’? The Facts Behind Transporting Migrant Children

Government flights carrying undocumented children from the border to federally licensed shelters around the country are being criticized by conservative politicians in an election year.

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A Decade After DACA, the Rise of a New Generation of Undocumented Students

A vast majority of undocumented teenagers are graduating high school this year without protection from deportation and the ability to legally work.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #thedream-us, #united-states

The Scene at the Border

We break down why border crossings are so high and who’s trying to come to the U.S.

#asylum-right-of, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #internal-storyline-no

Coming From Separate Worlds in Taiwan, They Collided at California Church

The 68-year-old suspect in a May mass shooting harbored resentment dating back to his formative years in Taiwan.

#asian-americans, #chinese-language, #chinese-americans, #chou-david-laguna-woods-calif-shooting, #churches-buildings, #immigration-and-emigration, #laguna-woods-calif, #laguna-woods-calif-shooting-2022, #taiwan, #taiwanese-americans, #world-journal

A Caravan of Migrants Is Heading Toward the U.S. Border

Some 6,000 migrants, many of them from Venezuela, set off from southern Mexico last week as leaders from across the Americas met in Los Angeles to discuss issues including migration.

#human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #human-rights-watch, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #politics-and-government, #venezuela

Swedengate Shows Sweden Is Not Perfect. No Nation Is.

Social media users around the world fixated on the curious Swedish tradition of not automatically offering food to guests.

#immigration-and-emigration, #lagom-the-swedish-secret-of-living-well-book, #race-and-ethnicity, #scandinavia, #social-media, #stockholm-sweden, #sweden

Biden to Host Latin American Leaders at Summit in Los Angeles

The president is already the subject of a boycott by some of the region’s most important heads of state, and his agenda is being met with deep skepticism.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #el-salvador, #guatemala, #harris-kamala-d, #honduras, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #latin-america, #los-angeles-calif, #mexico, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

How Asylum Seekers Cross the Border

The southern border is seeing a historic spike in migrant crossings. Many are coming in hope of asking for asylum, a right that has been unavailable because of pandemic-related restrictions on immigration. A New York Times photographer documented three ways that people cross the border into the United States.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #photography, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #texas

In the U.K., Migrants From Hong Kong Build a New Life

More than a year after they first began arriving in Britain under a new visa program, people from Hong Kong are settling into their new home. But they still long for the one they left behind.

#great-britain, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #immigration-and-emigration

U.K.’s ‘Brightest and Best’ Visa Plan Faces Charges of Elitism

Under the new program, graduates of top-ranked global colleges can move to Britain for two years, even without a job offer. But no African, Indian or Latin American universities made the list.

#colleges-and-universities, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #foreign-students-in-us, #great-britain, #immigration-and-emigration, #sunak-rishi-1980, #visas

Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms

Farmers are turning to workers on seasonal visas and mechanizing what they can. Many labor-intensive crops are shifting south of the border.

#agriculture-and-farming, #california, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #migrant-labor-agriculture, #visas

U.S. to Begin Allowing Migrants to Apply for Asylum Under a New System

The rollout of the process for some arrivals at the southwestern border will be small, but could represent the tip of broad changes to the asylum system.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-politics-and-government

As Border Crossings Soar, Biden Relies on Shelters to Manage Influx

With 8,200 crossings daily, an informal pipeline of shelters and other way stations to house and feed migrants has become central to the government’s response plan.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #el-paso-tex, #immigration-and-emigration, #nonprofit-organizations, #politics-and-government, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #sacred-heart-catholic-church-el-paso-tex, #volunteers-and-community-service

In Texas, a Proxy Fight Over Democrats’ Stance on Immigration

A runoff election in heavily Hispanic South Texas is revealing the party’s divisions on border issues.

#cisneros-jessica, #cuellar-henry, #democratic-party, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #laredo-tex, #midterm-elections-2022

Russian-Speakers in Tech Rebuild Their Lives in San Francisco

They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression.

#belarus, #computers-and-the-internet, #google-inc, #immigration-and-emigration, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #russian-americans, #san-francisco-calif, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #silicon-valley-calif, #start-ups, #ukraine

Judge Orders Government to Continue Migrant Expulsions on Border

Under the ruling, the public health measure known as Title 42 that has denied migrants entry will remain in effect.

#asylum-right-of, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration

As China Doubles Down on Lockdowns, Some Chinese Seek an Exit

Inquiries to immigration consultants have surged; social media users trade tips on how to get abroad. But the government aims to “strictly restrict nonessential exit activities.”

#beijing-china, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration, #quarantines, #shanghai-china, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #travel-warnings, #united-states-international-relations, #visas

Thousands of Migrants Have Been Waiting for Months to Enter U.S.

People from around the world have been lingering on the border, awaiting the end of pandemic restrictions. Their fate remains one of the Biden administration’s biggest challenges on immigration.

#arizona, #asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #mexico

What Oprah Winfrey Knows About American History That Tucker Carlson Doesn’t

It is possible to opt out of far-right co-optation.

#anti-semitism, #carlson-tucker, #conspiracy-theories, #fox-news-channel, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #immigration-and-emigration, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #news-and-news-media, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites, #winfrey-oprah

Trump Has Uncorked a ‘Toxic Blend of Extremist Orientations’

The MAGA formula was “a white Christian nationalist strategy from the beginning.”

#christians-and-christianity, #conspiracy-theories, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #immigration-and-emigration, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

The Right Weaponizes America Against Itself

You cannot defend the ideal of E pluribus unum by deleting pluribus.

#buffalo-ny-shooting-may-14-2022, #conspiracy-theories, #discrimination, #immigration-and-emigration, #law-and-legislation, #population, #religion-and-belief, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #united-states, #united-states-economy

The Buffalo Shooting and the Danger of White Replacement Theory

How replacement theory jeopardizes democracy.

#black-people, #buffalo-ny, #carlson-tucker, #christchurch-new-zealand, #el-paso-tex, #immigration-and-emigration, #mass-shootings, #neo-nazi-groups, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #stefanik-elise

The Slaughter in Buffalo Hasn’t Quieted the Great Replacement Caucus

Neither did the slaughter in Pittsburgh or El Paso.

#buffalo-ny, #buffalo-ny-shooting-may-14-2022, #carlson-tucker, #christchurch-new-zealand-attack-march-2019, #immigration-and-emigration, #johnson-ron-1955, #mass-shootings, #pittsburgh-pa-shooting-2018, #stefanik-elise, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-j-d

The Buffalo Shooting Was Not a Random Act of Violence

The Buffalo killings are an extreme expression of a worldview that has become increasingly central to the identity of the Republican Party.

#black-people, #buffalo-ny, #buffalo-ny-shooting-may-14-2022, #camus-renaud, #carlson-tucker, #conspiracy-theories, #discrimination, #fox-news-channel, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #gendron-payton-s, #immigration-and-emigration, #mass-shootings, #republican-party, #stefanik-elise, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

From Voodoo to MAGA to Buffalo

How the paranoid style took over the G.O.P.

#conservatism-us-politics, #conspiracy-theories, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #immigration-and-emigration, #mass-shootings, #republican-party, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #taxation, #united-states-politics-and-government

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

More Than 20 States Press Judge to Continue Migrant Expulsions

A federal judge promised to rule by May 23 on the public health measure, known as Title 42, that has barred migrants from requesting asylum.

#asylum-right-of, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration

QAnon Joins Vigilantes at the Southern Border

Far-right activists are intercepting migrant children and collecting information about their families, based on an unfounded conspiracy theory that they are falling prey to sex-trafficking rings.

#arizona, #conspiracy-theories, #human-trafficking, #immigration-and-emigration, #qanon, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas May Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

Gov. Greg Abbott may target a 1982 Supreme Court ruling that requires schools to educate undocumented children. Some conservatives see an opening for a fresh look at old precedents.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #bilingual-education, #education-k-12, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #texas

Cuban Migrants Arrive to U.S. in Record Numbers, on Foot, Not by Boat

Political repression and escalating economic difficulties on the island, along with a new visa-free travel policy in Nicaragua, are some of the factors driving the change.

#cuba, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #ortega-daniel, #politics-and-government, #united-states-international-relations

How Tucker Carlson Stoked White Fear to Conquer Cable

A string of setbacks made the pundit flee television, the Republican establishment and even his home. He re-emerged with what may be the most racist, and successful, show in the history of cable news.

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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

Abbott Threatens to Declare an ‘Invasion’ as Migrant Numbers Climb

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has pursued an expensive and unusual effort to harden the border. But after a year, there is little to show for it.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #border-patrol-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #national-guard, #texas

Seven Lessons Democrats Need to Learn — Fast

Retooling the party for an age of disorder.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #crime-and-criminals, #democratic-party, #education-k-12, #hispanic-americans, #immigration-and-emigration, #inflation-economics, #national-debt-us, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

The Politics of Fear Show No Sign of Abating

New research in psychology and political science reveals just how deep our anxieties about others lie.

#fear-emotion, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #presidential-election-of-2024, #psychology-and-psychologists, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #whites

French Lessons for the Biden Administration

Macron’s victory is a reminder to Democrats to find the center on immigration.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-barriers, #democratic-party, #elections, #foreign-workers, #france, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #law-and-legislation, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #politics-and-government

Supreme Court Struggles Over Biden’s Bid to End ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program

Known formally as the Migrant Protection Protocols, the program, adopted during the Trump administration, requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard.

#alito-samuel-a-jr, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #immigration-and-emigration, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

Texas’ Busing of Migrants to D.C. Isn’t Having Abbott’s Intended Effect Yet

The plan, meant to rattle President Biden, fits into his strategy for addressing record numbers of border crossings. The migrants said they were grateful for the chartered bus ride.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #buses, #central-american-resource-center-carecen, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #nonprofit-organizations, #states-us, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government, #volunteers-and-community-service, #washington-dc

How Americans Can Sponsor Ukrainian Refugees

Most people in the United States are eligible to sponsor Ukrainian migrants under a program the Biden administration established on Monday. Here’s how it works.

#immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #united-states-politics-and-government

Biden Must Halt Any Resumption of Pre-Covid Border Policy, Judge Says

Under a public health rule known as Title 42, thousands of migrants have been expelled at the border. A federal judge is halting efforts to begin lifting the policy, due to end on May 23.

#asylum-right-of, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

Remember When Kevin McCarthy Had ‘Had It’ With Trump?

And does mean that Ron DeSantis won’t be taking his kids to Disney world anymore?

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #desantis-ron, #disney-walt-world-lake-buena-vista-fla, #federal-taxes-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #income-tax, #masks, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government

Emmanuel Macron Defeats Marine Le Pen for Second Term as French President

The result was a relief to allies in Europe and Washington wary of a far-right challenger who was hostile to the European Union and NATO.

#elections, #europe, #european-union, #france, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #immigration-and-emigration, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #melenchon-jean-luc, #muslim-veiling, #muslims-and-islam, #national-rally-france, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #politics-and-government, #project-democracy, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #united-states-international-relations

Inside Le Pen Territory as France Votes in a Runoff Election

Whatever happens in the runoff election on Sunday, France has changed, and the winner may face a turbulent season.

#discrimination, #elections, #france, #french-presidential-election-2022, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #muslim-veiling, #muslims-and-islam, #national-front-france, #national-rally-france, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion