Category: Federal Enforcement

Feds Extend Work Permits for Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants

The federal government on Tuesday extended temporary work authorization for a broad array of immigrants who are awaiting their final immigration papers. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the agency in charge of work permits, permanent residency and naturalizations,…
Under-fire US Immigration Chief Unveils Border Plan as Crisis Worsens

US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the administration’s handling of immigration Wednesday amid a huge surge at the Mexico border that is expected to intensify as pandemic-related entry curbs are dropped. President Joe Biden’s administration has revealed it plans…
How US Immigration Policies Will Affect Ukrainian Refugees

More than 4 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion began late February. With bordering countries Poland, Romania and Hungary overwhelmed with Ukrainians looking for safety, President Joe Biden announced on March 24 that the U.S. would also welcome…
Commentary: Steps New York Can Take to Improve Immigration System

When President Joe Biden entered the White House, there was renewed hope we might finally fix our country’s broken immigration system, curtail its cruelty, and put millions of immigrants on a path to citizenship. But more than one year later,…