Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com New York, NY—Yesterday, NYC Mayor Eric Adams said in his weekly press briefing that asylum seekers are “excellent swimmers” and should become lifeguards in New York City. Murad Awawdeh, President and CEO, New York Immigration Coalition: “New Yorkers are looking to Mayor Eric Adams to unite our City, not foment more […]

U.S. Announces New Sanctions Against Nicaragua Over Migration, Human Rights Abuses, Ties To Russia

U.S. Announces New Sanctions Against Nicaragua Over Migration, Human Rights Abuses, Ties To Russia

By Bo Erickson | CBS News The Biden administration announced new sanctions and other restrictions on Nicaragua Wednesday, aiming to curb migration to the U.S. southern border and penalize the country for alleged human rights abuses and its close ties to Russia. Some of the actions against the country are being taken to address “significant concern […]

Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to Announce “Recent Arrivals” Docket Process for More Efficient Immigration Hearings

Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to Announce “Recent Arrivals” Docket Process for More Efficient Immigration Hearings

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. Editorial credit: Tennessee Witney / Shutterstock.com Justice Department Finalizes Rule to Allow for More Efficient Immigration Judge Dockets Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today announced a new Recent Arrivals (RA) Docket process to more expeditiously resolve immigration cases of certain noncitizen single […]

Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024

Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024

By Micaela McConnell | Immigration Impact Six years ago, the Dallas City Council passed a resolution to make the city more welcoming for immigrants and long-time residents alike. The city council proposed policy recommendations to address the unprecedented challenges immigrants and refugees in the Texas city face. Alongside the resolution, the city, in collaboration with multisector stakeholders, […]

Investigation Update: 60-Day Rule

Investigation Update: 60-Day Rule

Editorial credit: Roy De La Cruz / Shutterstock.com Dear New Yorkers, In January, the Adams Administration enacted a cruel policy of evicting asylum-seeking families from shelter every 60 days with the empty promise of intensive case management. That same day, my office launched an investigation into the City’s implementation of this “60-Day Rule.” Our findings, released today, are […]

Justice Sotomayor’s Health isn’t the Real Problem for Democrats − Winning Elections is

Justice Sotomayor’s Health isn’t the Real Problem for Democrats − Winning Elections is

Editorial credit: K2 images / Shutterstock.com By Kevin J. McMahon | The Conversation It almost sounds like a bad joke: What did the 78-year-old male senator say to the 69-year-old female justice? “RETIRE!” That’s effectively what happened recently when U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut suggested that Sonia Sotomayor – the first Hispanic and third woman Supreme Court […]

New Biden Campaign Ad on Family Separation Drives Home What’s at Stake for Trump’s Second Term on Immigration

New Biden Campaign Ad on Family Separation Drives Home What’s at Stake for Trump’s Second Term on Immigration

Editorial credit: Tennessee Witney / Shutterstock.com By America’s Voice Washington, DC — The Biden-Harris campaign today released a new ad targeting voters in key 2024 states tied to today’s six-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s family separation policy, which separated children from their parents and remains one of the darkest chapters of Trump’s or any other modern presidency. The ad, […]

Hundreds Pack Clinton Hill Town Hall About ‘Frustrating, Disastrous’ Migrant Mega Shelter

Hundreds Pack Clinton Hill Town Hall About ‘Frustrating, Disastrous’ Migrant Mega Shelter

Debbie Dangerfield holds a sign questioning Councilmember Crystal Hudson’s absence from a Clinton Hill community meeting about the Hall Street migrant shelter, May 6, 2024. Credit: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan More than 200 Clinton Hill residents crammed into a standing room only meeting Monday night to raise their concerns about a compound of sprawling migrant […]