Forty-four bipartisan members of Congress are urging the Biden administration to expand temporary protections for Nicaragua. While the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made the right move earlier this year by rescinding the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua and extending relief for another 18... Continue »
In his effort to secure enough support to become the new U.S. House Speaker following the historic ouster of California Rep. Kevin McCarthy earlier this month, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan proposed an unrealistic, cruel, and likely unlawful immigration demand as part of the next round of government funding talks.... Continue »
Eligible immigrants have begun applying for relief under the Biden administration’s recent extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). More than 242,000 Venezuelans are currently protected under the program, according to the Biden administration. Under the expansion, an additional 472,000 Venezuelan nationals will now also be... Continue »
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has repeatedly urged Republican voters around the country to just check out his record in the Florida when they step in the voting booth to cast their ballot in the 2024 GOP presidential primary.  “If you look at what we’ve done in Florida … we’ve... Continue »
Oakland resident María Mendoza said that California Senator Dianne Feinstein, who died on Sept. 28 at the age of 90, will “forever” be in her heart. The registered oncology nurse was not just a constituent. She credits the late Senator with helping her return to the U.S. and her... Continue »
The Biden administration and the Justice Department are taking decisive action against international fentanyl traffickers, from China to Mexico, to stop the deadly flow of fentanyl from taking the lives of Americans. Meanwhile, contemptible figures on the political right continue to daily peddle disinformation about the very real fentanyl... Continue »
Tens of thousands of undocumented Minnesotans are now eligible to apply for a driver’s license, thanks to a new law signed into place by Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in March. The bill’s prospects for passage were greatly enhanced when Democrats took control of the State Senate last November, ensuring... Continue »
A judge has ordered former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and former Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III to testify in a lawsuit filed by families separated at the southern border, The Washington Post reports. The two former Trump officials were instrumental in the planning and implementation... Continue »
Yes, you read that headline right. The DeSantis team is running an ad with video from 2016 showing men going from the U.S. into Mexico. In the quest to be the most violently anti-immigrant, the superPAC supporting Ron DeSantis has released the new campaign ad boosting the Florida governor’s... Continue »
Hundreds of immigrants, workers, and community members gathered outside the site of the second Republican presidential debate in California this week with a message for the candidates set to take the stage that night: hate doesn’t belong in our state. CHIRLA Action Fund, SEIU United Service Workers West, and... Continue »