U.S. Supreme Court rejects President Biden’s bid to rescind Trump-era immigration policy

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied President Joe Biden’s bid to rescind an immigration policy implemented by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that forced thousands of asylum seekers to stay in Mexico awaiting U.S. hearings. The court, with three liberal justices dissenting, rejected the Biden administration’s effort to block a Texas-based judge’s ruling requiring the… Read More U.S. Supreme Court rejects President Biden’s bid to rescind Trump-era immigration policy

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits U.S.-Mexico border

Vice President Kamala Harris visited a border patrol facility near the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday and urged a focus on children and practical solutions to migration, in a trip meant to blunt Republican criticism of White House immigration policies. The visit – her first since becoming vice president five months ago – came amid a… Read More U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. Supreme Court ruling favours immigrants facing deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday offered new hope to thousands of long-term immigrants seeking to avoid deportation in a ruling that faulted the federal government for improperly notifying a man who came to the United States illegally from Guatemala to appear for a removal hearing. The justices, in a 6-3 decision that divided the… Read More U.S. Supreme Court ruling favours immigrants facing deportation

U.S. President Joe Biden restarts migrant program for Central America minors

President Joe Biden moved to help children fleeing violence in Central America on Wednesday even as he grappled with a surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border that is taxing resources and exposing him to bipartisan criticism. White House border coordinator Roberta Jacobson told reporters the Biden administration is restarting the Central American Minors… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden restarts migrant program for Central America minors

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to reverse some policies of previous administration during his first days

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign dozens of executive orders and send sweeping bills to Congress in his first days in office, aiming to roll back some of Donald Trump’s signature policies on immigration and climate change while taking action to ramp up the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. Here is a list… Read More U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to reverse some policies of previous administration during his first days

U.S. judge orders government to reopen ‘Dreamers’ program

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump’s administration, a judge on Friday ordered the U.S. government to reopen to first-time applicants a program that protects from deportation and grants work permits to hundreds of thousands of immigrants who live in the United States unlawfully after arriving as children. The action by U.S. District Judge Nicholas… Read More U.S. judge orders government to reopen ‘Dreamers’ program

U.S. appeals court rules in favor of President Donald Trump to phase out immigrant humanitarian protections

A U.S. appeals court on Monday sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants, many of whom have lived in the United States for decades. In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of three judges in the California-based U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed… Read More U.S. appeals court rules in favor of President Donald Trump to phase out immigrant humanitarian protections

U.S. to reject new applications for ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, bolstering his tough immigration stance in an election year, said on Tuesday it will reject any new applications for the so-called ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program and shorten the deportation protections of those whose eligibility is soon to expire. A senior administration official said there would be a lengthy review of a… Read More U.S. to reject new applications for ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program