Category Archives: Immigration Law Reform

Building Migrant Women’s Resilience to Violence and Trauma

This paper highlights the many levels of violence and trauma experienced by migrant women: from the complex, multiple conditions of violence and trauma that can cause people to migrate, to violence at the hands of those assisting movement (smugglers, pirates, … Continue reading

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Exposing Corporate Profiteering from Immigration Detention and Enforcement

There has been little attention paid to the significant financial incentives that fuel harsh and punitive migration policies, what might be called the “financialization of migration.” What are the financial interests and profit incentives that contribute to bad policies and … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Proposes Sweeping Changes to “Public Charge” Test

Late on Saturday night September 22, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted a draft of a proposed regulation with sweeping changes to the “public charge” test under U.S. immigration law, impacting millions of immigrant families.[1] Link to Original … Continue reading

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National Immigration Law Center: Federal Guidance on Public Charge

With President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration law and policy issued earlier this week, many immigrants, as well as health and human service providers, are gravely concerned about renewed attacks on immigrant eligibility for public benefits. One of Trump’s executive … Continue reading

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Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

This executive order issued by President Donald Trump focuses on immigration law enforcement activities in the interior, non-border areas of the United States, and has the purpose to “direct executive departments and agencies to employ all lawful means to enforce the … Continue reading

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Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements

On January 25, 2017, President Donald Trump issued two executive orders about federal immigration law and policy.  This executive order focuses on immigration enforcement policies at the U.S.-Mexico border.  Consistent with his campaign pledge, this executive order states that it … Continue reading

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Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum: Blueprint for a Better America – Ensuring Our Immigration System Advances the Health and Well-Being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and All Immigrants

This policy brief from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum outlines how comprehensive, common-sense immigration laws and policies can advance the health and well-being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and all immigrants. Despite providing new opportunities, significant parts … Continue reading

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