January 26, 2017

President Trump has been in office for just a few days, and already, his administration has been making sweeping policy changes to legislation. Now, according to Reuters, “several congressional aides and immigration experts briefed on the matter” say that Trump will sign executive orders restricting immigration this Thursday.

The restrictions will reportedly restrict U.S. access for “refugees and some visa holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen,” the experts told Reuters.

CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem also tweeted that the Department of Homeland Security is considering “ending Syrian refugee program and a suspension of Muslim majo...

January 14, 2017

The long-held policy allowing Cuban refugees to stay in the United States if they make it to U.S. soil has come to an end, following moves by the Obama Administration. Called "wet foot/dry foot", the policy lasted for two decades and allowed many Cubans to escape the Castro regime after making the long journey, treacherous, and sometimes deadly journey. NPR reports.

January 9, 2017

Domestic violence is a nightmare in and of itself. The problem is compounded when you are too scared to seek help. When undocumented immigrants meet the wrong people on this side of the border, that nightmare can become a hellish reality of abuse, pain, and helplessness. Kate Morrissey with the San Diego Union-Tribune's shares the story of Miriam Medina, an immigrant and survivor. 

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