While Congress fiddles on immigration reform, central Pa. embraced Bhutanese migrants | Ray Landis
An immigration know-nothing in the White House would just make a bad situation worse.
‘We’re just trying to live our lives’: DACA hits 11-year mark still mired in the courts
For more than two decades, Congress has tried and failed to pass immigration reform.
Lengthy timeline for DACA legal fight puts lives on hold for years
A decision on the program's legality is not expected until 2024, when it eventually goes to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Biden administration to rapidly expel more migrants at the border, add legal pathways
The sweeping new immigration plan made public on Thursday brought condemnation from advocates who said he should not broaden the controversial Trump-era Title 42 policy.
Hispanic immigrants bused to Philadelphia won’t stay, even when the state needs them
Since Nov. 16, just under 300 immigrants have arrived at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, said Amy Eusebio, director of the City’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. They were bused from Texas, adding Philly to the list of so-called “sanctuary cities” to which the Lone Star State’s Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has sent thousands of immigrants in […]
Talks over protecting Dreamers pick up in Congress, but agreement still elusive
The success of any major immigration deal appears unlikely, as a lame-duck session of Congress dwindles into its last days.
Pa. mayors call on Congress to fast-track protections for Dreamers | Thursday Morning Coffee
The U.S. House already has passed a bill. All eyes are now on the U.S. Senate. The odds of an agreement before year's end remain long.
Pa.’s U.S. Senate debate is in the books. What did we learn? | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The face-off between Mehmet Oz and John Fetterman was dramatic TV. Did it change minds?
Young immigrants are turning to social media to engage on politics and elections | Opinion
And they're doing it even if they're ineligible to vote.
Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms
'If we could just center on the question of Dreamers and DACA in and of itself, I think a … legitimate issue can be resolved,' U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., said.
DeSantis’ compassionless conservatism underscores urgency of real immigration reform
'The migrants are human beings, and we’ve got to treat them like human beings. They are being used as political pawns to get publicity,' U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, of Texas, said
Poll: Pa. voters back Dreamers; path to citizenship for the undocumented | Thursday Morning Coffee
Voters in nine battleground states back pro-immigrant policies, oppose nativist messaging.