Biden on Tuesday will establish a task force to reunite separated families, but officials say his early executive actions on immigration remain constrained by Trump's tangle of executive orders and administrative restrictions on immigration, as well as by public health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Donald Trump extended certain restrictions on legal immigration and on visas that allow immigrants to temporarily work in the United States on Thursday, just hours before those restrictions were set to lapse. Trump extended the restrictions through March 31, two months after he will leave office.
As the COVID-19 vaccine makes its way throughout the United States, immigration activists and lawmakers are rallying to ensure that the 11 million undocumented immigrants at the heart of the nation's food production and service industry sectors are not left out.
Urquiza became one of the stars of the convention and then did something under the radar: She got to work on turning her home state of Arizona blue and spoke to Newsweek after helping to accomplish
Two former U.S. health officials tell AP that Vice President Mike Pence in March directed the nation’s top disease control agency to use its emergency powers to effectively seal the borders against immigrants and asylum seekers over the objections of its scientists
A final rule that empowers the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to restrict immigration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was left largely intact since it was first announced in March, despite hundreds of public comments challenging its legality.
Since the CARES Act has been doling out stimulus spending checks, a certain group of U.S. citizens has been left out: Those married to non-citizens who don't have social security numbers.
Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.
The latest coronavirus relief package unveiled Tuesday by House Democrats contains a handful of immigration-related provisions very likely to become flashpoints during negotiations. A couple, however, may have a fighting chance at bipartisan support. The bill contains provisions allowing immigrant physicians engaged in U.S. work related to COVID-19 to bypass a long wait for a ...
In a late-night tweet last month, President Donald Trump teased a sweeping executive order that would suspend immigration to the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, building up anticipation among allies who for years have urged Trump to reduce levels of immigration. But the text of the proclamation, released days later, fell far short of the President's promise.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants and bars to close their doors and implement new restrictions on their services. Now, owners and their employees are suffering from the economic blow.
The Trump administration’s failure to test all but a small percentage of detained immigrants for the novel coronavirus may be helping it spread through the United States’ sprawling system of detention centers and then to Central America and elsewhere aboard regular deportation flights, migrants' advocates said Friday.
Doctors and other health care workers who are not U.S. citizens are facing a second challenge as they fight one of the worst pandemics the nation has ever seen: Ensuring their paperwork will allow them to work in the United States.
Hundreds of thousands of people may be unable to complete the process to become American citizens in time for the November election due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to tech firm Boundless Immigration.
U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive for the resulting COVID-19 illness.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association filed suit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today seeking the immediate suspension of immigration benefit deadlines and the maintenance of status for individuals on nonimmigrant visas, a group that includes students and exchange scholars and foreign healthcare workers with temporary visas. “This Court should declare
Medical and healthcare associations warned the high court last year that in a pandemic, the US healthcare worker shortage would be greatly exacerbated by the Trump administration's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
U.S. senators will vote on Wednesday on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it will become law quickly.
A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package remained stalled in the U.S. Senate on Monday as Democrats said it contained too little money for states and hospitals and not enough restrictions on a fund to help big businesses.
As the United States responds to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has made sweeping changes to the country's immigration apparatus, altering daily operations and disrupting the lives of thousands.