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Texas Detainees Held in Standing-Room-Only Conditions for Weeks

Texas Detainees Held in Standing-Room-Only Conditions for Weeks

Detainees at a Texas Border Patrol processing center that is seriously overcrowded were forced to wear dirty clothing for days and to stand on toilets...

State Department Now Requires Visa Applicants Social Media Accounts

State Department Now Requires Visa Applicants Social Media Accounts

The State Department has updated immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application forms and that visa applicants share their social media accounts and “s...

Potential Path to Citizenship for Dreamers Passes House

Potential Path to Citizenship for Dreamers Passes House

A House Bill known as the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 passed on Tuesday, June 4. It would create a new legal pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, 2....

Trump Threatens New Tariffs on Mexico To Stop Illegal Immigration

Trump Threatens New Tariffs on Mexico To Stop Illegal Immigration

On May 30, 2019, President Trump announced via tweet that beginning June 10, the US government will impose new tariffs on Mexico to reduce illegal imm...

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