The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs will hold a hearing June 25 on the evolving challenges facing the Customs and Border Protection agency.
By Courtney Vinopal
The ban on new visas applies to H-1B visas, which are used by major American technology companies, and their immediate families, H-2B visas for nonagricultural seasonal workers, J-1 visas for exchange students and L-1 visas for managers of multinational corporations.
By Deb Riechmann, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
President Trump says he will renew his administration’s effort to end legal protections for young immigrants after Supreme Court blocked the first try.
By Deb Reichmann, Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The meat industry has historically relied on immigrant labor to do some of the most dangerous jobs in America. Now the pandemic is fueling concerns about possible labor shortages to meet supply demands…
By Stephen Groves and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
By Simon Ostrovsky, Owen Kibby
Since President Trump took office the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. has risen by nearly 2 million, joining tens of millions of others without coverage. Health professionals now worry some coronavirus victims may avoid visiting doctors,…
The Trump administration is saying increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border is necessary to prevent the coronavirus' spread. As a result, more than 900 migrant children were deported in March and April shortly after they reached the border -- much…
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
Prior to COVID-19, depending on the circumstances of the individual border crosser, the five people apprehended in Maine on May 12 could have been charged with a federal crime in the United States or quickly processed for deportation to their…
By Nomaan Merchant, Sonia Pérez D., Associated Press
U.S. border agencies quickly expelled 600 child migrants in April after federal agencies began prohibiting asylum claims at the southern border, citing the coronavirus pandemic.
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
Starting a new life in the U.S. is never easy for refugees, but doing it during a pandemic has created more struggles.
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