Category: Resources

New Child Tax Credit Will Extend Benefits To Many Immigrant Parents

The benefits of the expanded child tax credit — which some experts have deemed the largest anti-poverty program in decades — will extend to certain unauthorized immigrants and their families. Starting Thursday, most U.S. families began receiving monthly payments from…
‘God Opened The Door’: Mystery Surrounds Us Asylum Picks

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — In a packed camp for migrant families on Mexico’s side of the busiest U.S. border crossing, Nelson Membreño has lived through a chickenpox outbreak, people’s heavy drug use and night prowlers wielding knives. But he isn’t…
Undocumented Immigrants Can Get Licenses. ICE Can Get Their Data.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement says requests for drivers’ personal data aren’t related to immigration enforcement. Experts worry that’s not true. As Mayra Raymundo drives to work each evening, she obsessively checks her rearview mirror. She’s terrified a cop will pull…
Coronavirus Infections Surging In Immigration Facilities

Cases of COVID-19 are surging in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, as detainee populations have soared over the past few months. An analysis by The New York Times found that more than 7,500 cases have been detected since…
More South Americans Arriving At US-Mexico Border

A growing number of South American migrants and nationals from distant countries such as Romania have been arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the latest U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data. The U.S. government released an online tool…