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Apr 09, 2021

Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Visa Processing Resumes for Thousands of Foreign Workers; Report Finds Severe Overcrowding at Immigration Detention Centers; No Immigration Enforcement at COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Certain Nonimmigrant Visa Processing to Recommence

The U.S. Department of State has announced new visa processing procedures after President Biden allowed the expiration of visa restrictions that had barred entry for numerous temporary workers. These included multinational managers and executives, specialty occupation employees, non-agricultural laborers (including landscapers, camp counselors, resort employees), au pairs, and exchange students, and many others. » Read More

Apr 08, 2021

Latinx Immigrant Group Wants Philadelphia School District to Set Clear Rules for ICE

Troubled by the repetitive involvement of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in schools, a Latinx immigrant rights organization has asked the School District of Philadelphia to lay out clear rules and guidelines for ICE involvement on school premises. The group has also asked the school district to better train its staff and teachers. » Read More

Apr 02, 2021

Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Driver’s Licenses Available to Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey; Ban on Foreign Workers Lapses; Undocumented New Jersey Taxpayers Seek COVID-19 Relief

Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey Can Receive Driver’s Licenses

Residents of New Jersey are now eligible to apply for a state driver’s license regardless of an undocumented immigration status.

Those applying for the driver’s license are required to show proof of age, identity, and residence to start the application process. » Read More

Mar 30, 2021

Three Stimulus Packages, and Undocumented Immigrants Still Struggle Without Aid

About 90 million people have received their third wave of stimulus checks, according to a joint letter by the Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administration, and many still await help. Immigrants who are desperate for relief will not receive any aid due to their undocumented status. » Read More

Mar 26, 2021

Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Education Groups Seek Faster Student Visa Processing; U.S.-Canada Border Restrictions Extended; New H-1B Wage Rules Delayed

Higher Education Groups Plead for Government to Speed Up Student Visa Processing

Several education organizations, including the American Council on Education, have submitted a letter to the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security urging faster international student visa processing before the start of the fall 2021 semester. » Read More

Mar 25, 2021

Biden Taps Harris to Lead Response to Immigration Crisis on the Southern Border

President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he has appointed Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the administration’s efforts to stem the flow of migrants seeking entry into the United States. As the number seeking to cross the U.S. southern border continues to soar, Harris will address this issue by seeking cooperation with Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries. » Read More