Immigration News Resources

Immigrants and Native-Born Americans Get the Job Done – Together

The power of the U.S. workforce is that both native- and foreign-born workers complement one another with different and equally needed skill sets. They cannot simply be substituted for one another. They each possess different degrees of proficiency in English, levels of formal education, and job experience. Unfortunately, the anti-immigrant Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) […]

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Little Ease: Undocumented in America 2018

AILA member Margaret O'Donnell describes changes being made to immigration policy that negatively impact American families, offering a real client example to highlight how uncertain the future has become.

John McCain’s Legacy on Immigration

The United States Senate and Republican Party lost one of their biggest champions for bipartisan immigration reform and most vocal critics of President Trump’s immigration policies when Senator John S. McCain III (R-AZ) passed away at the age of 81 last week. While McCain will largely be remembered for his 32-year career in the Senate […]

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Government Emails Show Trump Was Determined to Terminate TPS Despite the Facts

Over the past year, the Trump administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for six countries, putting more than 300,000 mostly long-residing immigrants at risk of deportation. Newly released documents reveal that U.S. government officials determined to terminate TPS ignored evidence produced by their own agencies in a rush to end the program. Staff were ordered […]

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Asylum Seekers Challenge Spending Months Locked Up Without Interviews or Bond Hearings

Earlier this year, the Trump administration launched its “zero tolerance” policy, aimed at punishing immigrants, including asylum seekers, who enter the United States without authorization. Among its many inhumane effects, this policy is leaving asylum seekers to languish in detention for weeks or months without the opportunity to present their asylum claims or request release […]

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Join the Fight to Restore USCIS’s Mission and Ensure Immigration Court Independence!

In this blog post, Media Advocacy Committee Member Katie Sarreshteh highlights AILA's August Campaign and urges members to help AILA's efforts "to realign USCIS with its congressional mandate and ensure judicial independence in our immigration courts."

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