Immigration: U.S. Supreme Court authorizes expedited removal of asylum seekers without judicial review

In a 7-2 majority opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court authorized the expedited removal of people requesting asylum without the possibility of judicial review. Expedited removal, enacted in the anti-immigrant federal legislation passed in 1996, shortens the deportation process into a … Read More

Coronavirus : U.S. Immigration Services working on reopening on June 4

On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS is readying offices to reopen on or after … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporarily Closes Offices to the Public from March 18 to April 1

Effective March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is suspending in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices and Application Support Centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This suspension of services will be effective … Read More

Immigrant advocates denounce Supreme Court decision allowing public charge rule to go forward

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Immigrant advocates gathered at the New York Immigration Coalition for a press conference on January 28, 2020, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court 5-4 vote that now allows the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) public … Read More

African Communities Together hosts training on videotaping ICE with African immigrant community in Harlem

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell African Communities Together hosted on April 14, 2018 in Harlem, a training on videotaping ICE with advocacy organization Urban Justice Center and Witness, an organization using video to create human rights change to prepare members of … Read More

ICE arrests 41,318 immigrants in 3 months | ICE arrête 41.318 immigrants en 3 mois

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested the past 3 months more than 41,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally. This reflects an increase of 37.6 percent over the … Read More

New Bill protects immigrant New Yorkers from immigration services fraud | Un nouveau projet de loi protège les immigrés New-Yorkais contre la fraude en matière d’immigration

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] New York City Council passed Intro. 746 on April 5, 2017. The bill originally introduced in Spring of 2015 prevents non-attorneys from providing fraudulent and/or unauthorized immigration legal services in New York City and creates new, stronger … Read More

NY Immigration Coalition Denounces Trump’s Second Attempt at Backdoor Muslim Ban | NY Immigration Coalition dénonce la seconde tentative d’interdiction d’entrée des musulmans aux Etats-Unis de Trump

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] On Monday, Donald Trump signed a “Muslim Ban 2.0” executive order targeting travelers and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen (Iraq was removed from the original list). The new order, … Read More

Video: Masjid Aqsa hosts Immigration Forum to reassure African community | La Mosquée Aqsa organise un Forum sur l’Immigration pour rassurer la communauté africaine

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By Isseu Diouf Campbell Pour les sous-titres en français cliquez sur CC [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Masjid Aqsa-Salam hosted on February 26, 2017 an immigration forum for the African immigrant community in Harlem following rumors of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s raids … Read More

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