- Sep 24, 2020
Undocumented immigrants often do not have insurance, don’t have financial resources to pay emergency room costs, and feel pressure to go to work no matter how they feel, to support their families. This puts them at additional risk when it comes to COVID-19.
Democratic leaders and immigrant advocates are criticizing President Donald Trump’s July 21 memorandum to prevent immigrants without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census for the redrawing of congressional districts.
Amid changing immigration laws and deportation threats, advocates and lawyers have seen a decrease in immigrants who are victims of domestic violence seeking help and reporting abuse to law enforcement.
Bessy was 8 and Johnny was 2 when they made the almost 2,000-mile journey from their native El Salvador with their mother, who yearned to have her family reunited.
An immigration activist who was granted a temporary stay from deportation after seeking sanctuary inside Denver churches for months has once again taken up shelter inside a house of faith.
The Tucson Samaritans is a humanitarian aid organization founded in 2002 as a mission of Southside Presbyterian Church to prevent death and suffering along the U.S.-Mexico border. Its volunteers drop off food and water in various locations in the desert.