Immigrants in Massachusetts fear deportation for receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Immigrants in Massachusetts fear deportation for receiving COVID-19 vaccine According to the testimony of several activist groups and immigration attorneys, there are hundreds of immigrants across Massachusetts who do not want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for fear of deportation or because the current government could jeopardize their immigration status. Groups involved in the case…

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Mixed families will be eligible for new round of stimulus checks

The Trump administration’s reaction to the health crisis The Trump administration had to act strategically and quickly to mitigate the impact of the global Coronavirus pandemic in the North American territory, protect the local population and the economy, safeguard essential resources and offer assistance to families affected by the unemployment rate, which skyrocketed in a…

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The first doses of COVID-19 vaccine are already in the US For most of 2020, the world went through, and is still going through, a health crisis due to a global pandemic unprecedented in the recent history of mankind. The massive outbreak of Coronavirus was sudden and spread uncontrollably around the world, reaching almost every…

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Surgeon General states that immigration status should not matter for the COVID-19 vaccine

Surgeon General states that immigration status should not matter for the COVID-19 vaccine On Sunday, December 20, 2020, the US’ Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, gave an interview to CBS News during the section “Face the Nation”. Adams specifically commented on the COVID-19 vaccination process, access to medical services for black communities and undocumented immigrants, and…

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Immigrant communities should be included in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine

Immigrant communities amid the global pandemic Immigrant communities, especially those undocumented, have been tremendously affected by policies of the Trump government amid the global Coronavirus pandemic. Despite the health risk, the current administration of the US used all the tools at its disposal to deport as many undocumented immigrants as possible. Adding to that, several…

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Immigrants lead the battle against COVID-19

The front line in the battle against Coronavirus The massive outbreak of Coronavirus was so sudden and unusual that it took governments around the world by surprise. Communities and populations were not prepared to receive such an impact and the global health system was not ready to assist the number of people infected with COVID-19.…

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Thousands of Mexican workers affected by the global Coronavirus pandemic

The sudden arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic The sudden massive outbreak of Coronavirus took governments around the world by surprise. They had to quickly make decisions and create action plans to protect the health of the local population and prevent the spread of the virus in their territories. For instance, most countries decided to close…

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Legal immigration decreased by almost 92% during FY 2020

The arrival of the global pandemic and the immigration sector The US has always been known for offering opportunities to foreigners who want to come to gain work experience, complete their higher education, take business or tourism trips, request international protection through humanitarian programs such as political asylum, inter alia. Therefore, since it is a…

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Judge sends 2 outside experts to check ICE's protocols

The massive outbreak of Coronavirus in detention centers The World Health Organization (WHO) has determined that the Coronavirus is a highly contagious global pandemic because it is easily transmitted through human contact and recommended social distancing as the main method of prevention. Immigration detention centers have been a gigantic concern for hundreds of immigrant rights advocates…

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ICE must perform weekly testing in an immigrant detention center

The worrying situation of immigration detention centers In one of our most recent articles, we talk about the order that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) received from a federal judge to test people detained in an immigrant center. ICE is the branch of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in charge of overseeing immigration detention…

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