immigration

Connections: Examining immigration and tourism issues caused by closing U.S. land borders

On Monday, the New York Times reported on a new immigration rule proposed by the Trump administration: the President is considering allowing border...
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:13am
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Federal judge halts immigration 'wealth test' in light of pandemic

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to halt a public charge rule in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The rule is also known as a ...
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:03pm
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Even with DACA win, advocates push for more

While the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Trump administration cannot immediately shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...
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Thu, 06/18/2020 - 1:41pm
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Republican George Mitris announces bid for 25th Congressional District

Local businessman and attorney George Mitris announced his bid for Congress on Monday morning. Mitris, a Republican, will be running for the 25th...
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Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:46am
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Advocates call on state lawmakers to outlaw ICE arrests at courthouses

Immigration advocates gathered Tuesday in Albany to urge state lawmakers to pass a bill that would prohibit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 7:04am
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Federal judge issues restraining order on aspects of NYS farmworkers fair labor law

A judge with the U.S. District Court in Western New York issued a temporary restraining order on certain aspects of a new farmworkers fair labor law...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 5:16am
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Immigration finds some Common Ground in local survey

Large majorities of Democrats and Republicans in the 25 th Congressional District share ‘common ground’ on immigration issues. The results of a survey...
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Sun, 11/24/2019 - 3:14am
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Connections: Afghani interpreters who served the U.S. military share their stories

On this Veterans Day, we talk with refugees who served the U.S. military as interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq, and who have come to America on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:01am
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Abigail Hernandez's legal team files appeal, attorney compares courts to Alice in Wonderland

Abigail Hernandez’s legal team filed an appeal Tuesday. That’s after losing a bond hearing earlier this month. Her immigration attorney compares the...
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Tue, 08/27/2019 - 3:43pm
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N.Y. immigration advocate slams new Trump administration ruling on indefinite child detention

The Trump administration announced Wednesday a new regulation that would allow indefinite detention for migrant children and families who enter the U.S....
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 1:18pm
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