On March 18, 2021, the House passed two bills designed to create paths to legalization for certain groups of immigrants. Both the Dream and Promise Act of 2021 and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act have been sent to the Senate. » Read More
The Biden administration is keen on bringing meaningful immigration reforms; an immigration reform bill was introduced on February 18, 2021, Congress. And SESO Labor, a small California startup, has raised $4.5 million to ensure that farms have access to legal migrant farmworkers. » Read More
On Monday, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson, James Schwab, announced his resignation, stating that he did not “want to perpetuate misleading facts” posited by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other government officials.
Schwab’s resignation was sparked by statements from the Department of Justice, which claimed about 800 undocumented immigrants evaded ICE sweeps because the Mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf, announced the raids the day before they were set to begin. » Read More
On Tuesday night, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against the State of California, as well as Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General of the State Xavier Becerra, asserting that California’s “sanctuary city” laws improperly interfere with federal immigration enforcement. » Read More