BREAKING NEWS: Biden Announces Immigration Protections for Up to 550,000 Spouses and Children of US Citizens

BREAKING NEWS: Biden Announces Immigration Protections for Up to 550,000 Spouses and Children of US Citizens

Editorial credit: ZB Photos / Shutterstock.com Posted by Aaron Reichlin-Melnick On June 18, the Biden administration announced two major new policies which may help provide streamlined paths to legal status for certain long-time undocumented immigrants. The first policy will allow undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens who have been in the country to apply for “parole in place,” a […]

Louisiana Governor Signs Law Requiring Display of Ten Commandments in Public Classrooms

Louisiana Governor Signs Law Requiring Display of Ten Commandments in Public Classrooms

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Janet Howard In a move that has stirred controversy and set Louisiana apart from all other states in the nation, Louisiana’s Republican Governor Jeff Landry has signed into law a measure that mandates the display of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. This legislation, effective immediately, has […]

How Immigrants are Helping to Keep Job Growth Hot While Inflation Cools

How Immigrants are Helping to Keep Job Growth Hot While Inflation Cools

By Rebecca Picciotto | CNBC.com Immigration — both authorized and unauthorized — has helped the U.S. job market sustain a fiery run in recent months without reigniting inflation, economists and analysts say. The effect has been a favorable, though uncertain, situation for President Joe Biden ahead of the November election. A blockbuster May jobs report showed the U.S. economy added 272,000 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Biden’s Immigration Policy to Shield Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens from Deportation

BREAKING NEWS: Biden’s Immigration Policy to Shield Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens from Deportation

Editorial credit: Philip Yabut / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer Washington, DC: Today, Tuesday, June 18, Biden’s new immigration policy, set to be unveiled at a White House event, brings a much-needed ray of hope to the lives of undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens. The policy aims to shield them from deportation, allowing them to work […]

Clarke Celebrates The Biden-Harris Administration’s Action To Keep Families Together

Clarke Celebrates The Biden-Harris Administration’s Action To Keep Families Together

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) released the following statement regarding the Biden-Harris Administration’s action to ensure that U.S. citizens with noncitizen spouses and children are able to keep their families together: “As we commemorated 12 years of America being uplifted and bettered by DACA earlier this […]

Following Decades of Tireless Organizing and Advocacy, Immigrant and Civil Rights Groups Win Historic Relief for Immigrant Families

Following Decades of Tireless Organizing and Advocacy, Immigrant and Civil Rights Groups Win Historic Relief for Immigrant Families

By America’s Voice Washington, D.C. —Today, President Biden announced a plan to use his parole authority to protect roughly half a million spouses of U.S. citizens, including eligible DACA recipients, from deportation and provide them with access to work authorization and a possible path to permanent residency and citizenship. This decision results from decades of […]

Advocates Applaud Biden’s Common-Sense Actions to Support Long-Standing Undocumented Communities

Advocates Applaud Biden’s Common-Sense Actions to Support Long-Standing Undocumented Communities

New York, NY—Today, President Biden announced new actions that would support the ability of undocumented Americans to work and remain in the country with their families without fear of deportation while they pursue a pathway to legal status. Building off existing authorities, a process for “Parole in Place” will apply to undocumented spouses of United States citizens […]

Climate Change is the Greatest Public Health Challenge of Our Time

Climate Change is the Greatest Public Health Challenge of Our Time

By Sunita Sohrabi | Ethnic Media Services NEW YORK — Climate change is a key social determinant of health, disproportionately impacting low-income communities and people of color. The numbers of heat-related deaths has been steadily rising, according to data from Health and Human Services. There were an estimated 1,602 heat-related deaths in 2021, 1,722 in 2022, […]

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