• House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List
    August 18, 2022

    As midterm election season heats up, House Republicans on the “American Security Task Force” have produced a new framework for what they say is a plan to “secure the border.” Despite the claim of new ideas to tackle the situation at the border, the framework is almost identical to prior legislative and administrative efforts under […] The post House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Recent Supreme Court Ruling Limits Advocates’ Relief on Asylum Seekers’ Case
    August 17, 2022

    A federal court decision this month confirmed what advocates feared: that a recent move by the Supreme Court would undermine the fight against illegal government practices, like turning back asylum seekers at the border. On August 5, a federal court concluded that it could not issue an injunction against this unlawful U.S. government behavior at […] The post Recent Supreme Court Ruling Limits Advocates’ Relief on Asylum Seekers’ Case appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess
    August 16, 2022

    When members of Congress return from their August recess, they will find several immigration measures urgently awaiting their attention. The House Appropriations Committee already has passed a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the full House has passed both the Farm Workforce Modernization Act and the National Defense Authorization Act, which […] The post Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Who Enforces Immigration Policy Anyway?
    August 10, 2022

    The lack of a major overhaul in the United States’ immigration system for roughly thirty years has created an ecosystem where states have attempted to insert their authority over immigration, especially when it comes to enforcement. Texas has made headlines with its tougher approach and outsized role in shaping America’s immigration enforcement policy, while some […] The post Who Enforces Immigration Policy Anyway? appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Senate Rejects Harmful Immigration Amendments to Inflation Reduction Act
    August 8, 2022

    On Sunday after nearly 24 hours of deliberation, the Senate passed a historic budget reconciliation package, known as the “Inflation Reduction Act,” that rejected a series of harsh immigration enforcement provisions and approved a myriad of  federal programs climate change, tax enforcement, and healthcare. The version of the bill that was introduced did not include […] The post Senate Rejects Harmful Immigration Amendments to Inflation Reduction Act appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]