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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the CDC sent 10 experts to support an immigration detention center

Detention centers amid the global pandemic Detention centers belong to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Typically, these centers are used by border forces to house immigrants who are detained trying to cross the borders of the US without legal documentation. They must remain at ICE facilities until they have a deportation process or…

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ICE test for Coronavirus before deporting unaccompanied children

The global pandemic and current deportations The arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic has contributed to the Trump administration speeding up deportation processes amid the health crisis. With this, the president intends to: Protect the health of the local population. Avoid a possible saturation of the health system. Prevent a massive wave of Coronavirus among…

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International Rescue Committee against immigration detention centers amid global pandemic

The IRC raises its voice for immigrants detained in the US The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an organization that responds to the most worrisome humanitarian crises around the world. This entity helps communities living in extremely vulnerable conditions, in the midst of conflict or imminent danger. Earlier this week, the IRC openly communicated its…

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Public charge rule will not work during the health crisis

The ‘Public Charge’ rule It is well known that one of the main purposes of the current president of the US, Donald Trump, is to decrease immigration in the country and thus be able to: Offer more benefits to the local population. Protect the economic and health system. Safeguard resources for social programs that could…

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Doctors might face deportation if they lose their jobs

The global pandemic brought multiple changes The massive outbreak of Coronavirus in the North American territory was abrupt and sudden. In fact, the US is still one of the main epicenters of the global pandemic. This means that the number of people infected with Coronavirus in the country has grown exponentially during the last two…

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Trump government to release stimulus check on august

Government announces second round of “stimulus checks” The US is one of the countries most affected by the sudden onset of the global Coronavirus pandemic. The massive outbreak in the North American territory has strongly intervened in most sectors of our society. For instance, the economic sector is one of the most affected by the…

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Immigrant minors might be released from detention centers without their parents

Family detention centers in the midst of the health crisis The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is the entity in charge of supervising immigration detention centers across the US, including family detention centers. These centers receive immigrants who are detained trying to cross the borders without legal documentation or in some cases also host…

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