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Daily Immigration News Clips – July 19, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 19, 2024.

7/19/24
AILA Blog

Think Immigration: I Wish People Understood that the U.S. Healthcare System Depends on Immigrants

As part of our “One Thing” series, Anthony Pawelski explains how “despite the vital role of immigrant healthcare workers, our immigration system is simply not designed to help us build the healthcare workforce we need, especially in medically underserved communities.”

7/18/24 AILA Doc. No. 24071707. Physicians & Healthcare
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 18, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 18, 2024.

7/18/24
AILA Blog

Think Immigration: USCIS Policy Changes Open New Opportunities for Immigration Lawyers to Support Stateless People

In this blog post, AILA members Betsy Fisher and Samantha Sitterley describe a recently developed USCIS process to determine whether a person is stateless; an upcoming AILA Roundtable will delve further into how AILA members can support stateless clients.

7/17/24 AILA Doc. No. 24071606. Asylum, T & U Status
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 17, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 17, 2024.

7/17/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 16, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 16, 2024.

7/16/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 15, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 15, 2024.

7/15/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 12, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 12, 2024.

7/12/24
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Think Immigration: I Wish People Understood Their Sibling Is Not an “Immediate Relative”

As part of our “One Thing” series, Shannon Shepherd explains how outdated immigration laws keep families apart and that we need to urge Congress to build “an immigration law system that meets the needs of today’s America, not the one from decades ago.”

7/11/24 AILA Doc. No. 24071031. Family Immigration, Family-Based Immigrants
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 11, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 11, 2024.

7/11/24
AILA Blog

Think Immigration: My Initial Lifeline Was DACA

More than twelve years after DACA was first announced, AILA Policy and Practice Associate Blanca Hernández shares how the program was a lifeline for her and why she will continue to fight on behalf of all the DREAMers without a path to permanent status.

7/10/24 AILA Doc. No. 24071002. DACA
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 10, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 10, 2024.

7/10/24
AILA Blog

Think Immigration: Protecting Afghan Asylum Seekers Who are Not Considered “Allies”

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Law Student Scholarship recipient Sanaa Talwasa describes why she believes USCIS should regard all Afghan asylum applicants as "allies" and consider them eligible for an expedited asylum application process and supportive policies.

Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 9, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 9, 2024.

7/9/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 8, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 8, 2024.

7/8/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 3, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 3, 2024.

7/3/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 2, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 2, 2024.

7/2/24
AILA Blog

Think Immigration: Chevron Is Dead! Thoughts on the Immigration Impact of Loper Bright Enterprises

AILA Members and immigration litigation experts Brian Green, Mark Stevens, Cyrus D. Mehta, and Stephen Yale-Loehr describe the potential impact of the SCOTUS decision in Loper Bright, noting that “the time to challenge federal agency policies and adverse decisions in court has arrived.”

7/2/24 AILA Doc. No. 24070202.
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – July 1, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 1, 2024.

7/1/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – June 28, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 28, 2024.

6/28/24
AILA Public Statements, Press Releases

AILA President: SCOTUS Overturning “Chevron” Doctrine Will Impact Immigration Cases

AILA President Kelli Stump responded to today’s SCOTUS ruling overturning the “Chevron” doctrine, noting that while “the Loper Bright and Relentless cases had nothing to do with immigration law” the decision “will have a significant impact on many immigration adjudications.”

6/28/24 AILA Doc. No. 24062804.
AILA Public Statements, Press Releases

AILA Executive Director Welcomes Administration’s Moves to Protect Haitians in the United States

AILA ED Ben Johnson welcomed news that the Biden Administration will redesignate and extend TPS for Haitian nationals and offer hardship work authorization for Haitian students, stating, “This is exactly what U.S. leadership should look like when confronting a humanitarian crisis of this magnitude.”

AILA Blog

Think Immigration: I Wish People Understood the “Line” to Get in Can Stretch to Infinity

As part of our “One Thing” series, John Manley explains that the one thing he wished people understood about immigration is that because our immigration laws were last revised more than a generation ago, the proverbial wait to reunite with family can be longer than a human lifetime.

Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – June 27, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 27, 2024.

6/27/24
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – June 26, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 26, 2024.

6/26/24