Her daughters are U.S. citizens. Title 42 won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the country
By Uriel J. Garcia Every morning for the past year, Emilsa and her two American-born daughters wake up on a mattress in a storage room inside a migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez. For breakfast, they usually eat eggs and potatoes or whatever food people donate to the shelter. After eating, the 39-year-old from Guatemala will […]
Pressure ramps up to halt Trump-era policy that expels migrants at the border
'Expelling children is not who we are as a nation,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairperson Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said.
Immigrants find long and complicated road to citizenship | Analysis
Biden administration proposes increases visas to combat U.S. labor shortages.
Undocumented students deserve to go to college. We need to provide the path | Opinion
Nineteen states allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates. Pa. should join them and make an education dream come true.
White House allows Ukrainian nationals to stay in Pa., other states without fear of deportation
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is granting Temporary Protected Status that will shield Ukrainian nationals living in the United States from deportation, following pressure from members of Congress. “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine has resulted in an ongoing war, senseless violence, and Ukrainians forced to seek refuge in other countries,” […]
Pgh. advocates call on Scaife-linked foundation to stop funding anti-immigrant groups
More than 70 organizations want the foundation to solely underwrite civic and conservation projects.
As Pa. grows more diverse, lawmakers propose office to welcome newcomers | Thursday Morning Coffee
The Office of New Pennsylvanians would responsible for attracting, retaining, and embracing immigrants, its backers said Wednesday.
Amazon tops a list of companies to ditch in support of immigrants’ human rights | Opinion
Sure, it’s convenient. But is it worth the cost to our humanity?
Remain in Mexico protocols force thousands of asylum-seekers to endure violence | Opinion
The Biden administration has failed to show much improvement over Trump on human rights issues at the border.
Investigation urged of doctor who operated on immigrant women in detention
Democrats on the House Homeland Security and Oversight & Reform committees demanded that Dr. Mahendra Amin be prevented from giving medical treatment to migrants in ICE detention centers.
American borders reopen to tourists, but remain closed for those seeking asylum
'All of the migrants that we embrace need open hands, they need for us to fight so their rights are valid,' an advocate said. 'They need a roof over their heads, they need food, the right to healthcare and work.'
‘This is how we remain competitive’: Advocates call on lawmakers to pass bill allowing in-state tuition, aid for undocumented residents
Twenty-two other states, including neighboring Maryland, New Jersey, and New York, have approved similar legislation.