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VOICES

“No Ban, No Wall. America Is Meant For All”

While President Trump has been busy making false claims about protecting our national security, Americans have been busy at airport baggage claims across the country, snaking around carousels to protest the discriminatory ban and provide legal counsel to affected people.

VOICES

How a Broken Supreme Court Impacted My Community

It is unfortunate and unfair that that we must fight for our freedom in a way that the majority does not. But this is also the precedent in a nation in which forgotten communities have historically put tireless efforts and noble sacrifices into making their voices heard.

IDEAS

Vote Higher: Higher Education Messaging Toolkit

Today, 43 million Americans hold some sort of student debt, America holds $1.3 trillion in student loans, and the average student is graduating with nearly almost $30,000 in debt. Millennials know this is a crisis—they’re experiencing it first-hand. Recent research shows that it’s the ...

VOICES

Today’s Supreme Court Immigration Split Shows Why We Need A Ninth Justice

Today the Supreme Court announced three decisions, two of which split 4-4, and proved once again why having eight justices on the court is not simply unsustainable, but a reckless and irresponsible danger to American democracy.

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Putting Education ‘First And Foremost’: Immigration And Integration In U.S. Public Schools

As immigration continues to resurge as a hot national topic, and as U.S. presidential candidates fight over which way to address the influx of Central Americans across the Southwest border, public schools have chosen to resolve this long withstanding issue in a whole other manner-- one that does ...

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Immigrants Continue To Drive American Innovation To New Heights

America’s greatest competitive advantage has always been a culture that openly welcomes brings the best and the brightest from around the world into our country. Unfortunately, the current immigration system is hampering the innovation and growth immigrants can bring.

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U.S. Plans To Conduct New Immigration Raids

Federal authorities plan to begin a series of targeted raids to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants in upcoming weeks.

VOICES

Immigration Filing Fees Are About to Get Much Higher

Immigration and naturalization application fees are soon going to soar by an average of 21 percent this summer, according to a new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposal that will be enacted in the coming months.

VOICES

How Hollywood Stays Golden: The Truth About Immigration, Visas, And Stars

From Hollywood to the Big Apple and all the way back to the Silicon Valley, the United States has become a second home to some extraordinarily talented immigrants.

VOICES

Members Of Congress Introduce Resolution To Protect More Immigrants From Deportation

Democrats have taken on the task of making the unjust "splintering of families" more widely known by introducing a new resolution calling for the destruction of two decades old laws that will hopefully help reduce the number of immigrants being swiftly deported back to their home countries.

VOICES

Conference Focuses On Intersectional Experiences Of Black Immigrants

Almost two summers after the tragedies of Ferguson, Missouri, BAJI aims to battle ongoing racial division and in America with a recent kinship conference held in Los Angeles.

VOICES

Seven Students Arrested In Georgia For Protesting Ban Against Undocumented Students

Police arrested seven students who occupied the Georgia Board of Regents before the board's monthly meeting, holding their own alternative meeting Tuesday morning.

VOICES

Two States Open University Gates To Locked Out Undocumented Students

Undocumented students who are unable to access in-state tuition and scholarships in their home states now have another option.

VOICES

California Effort Underway To Allow Undocumented Immigrants Health Care Coverage

The state of California is making a drastic change, as lawmakers requested formal permission from the federal government earlier this month to allow those without legal papers to purchase health insurance through the state’s healthcare exchange.

VOICES

Germany Wants To Double Refugee Deportations

According to a government coordinator for migrant issues in Germany, the country should increase the number of deportations of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected. He specifically recommended doubling last year's deportation numbers.

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