Tag: immigrants

Trump Will Deny Visas to Immigrants Who Don’t Have Health Insurance—and Obamacare Won’t Count

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty) Poor, uninsured immigrants will be denied visas to enter the United States starting next month, the White House announced Friday. Donald Trump signed a proclamation declaring that starting Nov. 3, if an immigrant cannot prove they have their own health insurance or the money to purchase it, they will not be […]

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First Look: Amadou Fled Mauritania and the “Highest Rate of Slavery in the Entire World” in Netflix’s Living Undocumented

First Look Clip from Living Undocumented / Courtesy of Netflix As we witness what appears to be an immigration crisis in America, it’s important to remember the people behind the statistics and politics. They are the people you share space with every day who often live in fear that their next moment may be their […]

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The North Pole Returns to Tackle Gentrification, Immigration Reform in North Oakland

Screenshot: The North Pole Most people know the North Pole as the northernmost point on Earth. It lies diametrically opposite of the South Pole and is home to extreme temperatures, a nasty bout of global warming, and allegedly Santa’s workshop. To people in Oakland, Calif., it means something different. “The nickname for the neighborhood in […]

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The Trump Administration Proposes Immigrants Pay $1,000 Fee to Appeal Deportations

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) The Trump Administration has made it its mission to ruin the lives of immigrants, and their latest ploy might be one of their most nefarious yet. According to Buzzfeed News, Trump’s administration has proposed a substantial increase in the fees associated with appealing deportation cases or attempting to get their […]

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ICE Took Over a Program That Shields Sick Immigrants from Deportation. Here’s How That’s Going.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. ICE will now be able to decide whether undocumented immigrants getting treatment for serious medical conditions can stay in the country, WBUR and the Associated Press reported Monday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the federal agency that handles matters like naturalization and […]

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ICE Said to Have Shut Down an Immigrant Hotline After Orange Is the New Black Featured It in an Episode

Protesters march to offices of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 13, 2019, to call for an end to criminalization, detention and deportation of migrants. Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty) In what seems to be a case of life imitating art, Donald Trump style, immigration advocates charge the Trump administration deactivated a lawyer hotline […]

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American Gold Medalists Placed on 12 Months’ Probation for Pan Am Games Protests: ‘I’m Honored to Make That Sacrifice’

Photo: Leonardo Fernandez (Getty Images) Two American gold medalists were put on probation for a year as punishment for their decision to demonstrate during the National Anthem at the 2019 Pan American Games. From CNN: US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland wrote to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden, […]

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Meet Tish James, the Black Woman Standing up to Trump and All His Racist Policies

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) New York Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James is not here for any of Donald Trump’s fuckshit. Not only is she New York’s top law enforcement officer but she has no problem using every ounce of her authority to go after Trump and his possibly nefarious dealings. As it stands, Tish […]

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Homeis raises $12 million to foster online immigrant communities

Immigrating to a new country is not easy. Culture shock is all too common for the hundreds of millions who leave their birthplace each year in search of better opportunities, as unfamiliar customs, architecture, and dialects become the rule rather than the exception. It’s this dynamic that draws recently installed residents to ethnic enclaves in […]

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Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government benefits. According to CNN, the new rule would make it […]

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After Record-Setting ICE Raid in Mississippi, Migrant Children Face the Horror of Living Without Their Parents

11-year-old Magdalena Gomez Gregorio speaks to reporters after learning that her father has been detained by ICE agents.Screenshot: Dallas Urban (YouTube) After nearly 700 immigrants were detained by ICE agents on Wednesday during a series of strategic raids, an ugly situation in Morton, Miss., became even more gruesome as children, some as young as toddlers, […]

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Improving Mental Health by Taking on Social and Racial Injustice

The challenges in Albuquerque’s International District are far too familiar to many communities of color with low household incomes in the United States: high rates of poverty, under-resourced schools, limited job opportunities, dilapidated infrastructure, unsafe streets, and high levels of violence. What’s less familiar is the connection these community conditions have with mental health and […]

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Watch: Rihanna Talks Immigration at the BET Awards

My America is single, without a president and currently trying to find itself, but there’s a man in the White House who is threatening the status of many that inhabit our “great” country. Tangerine Mussolini has made it his mission to attack the lives of immigrants in this country, presumably because he views them as […]

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ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities

A man calls for the shutdown of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency during a march May 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. ICE authorities are expected to conduct a major crackdown on immigrants in Los Angeles and in major cities across the nation, beginning Sunday, June 23, 2019.Photo: David McNew (Getty) Despite reported misgivings […]

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Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously threatening to rid America of undocumented immigrants and locking […]

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Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look

Signs sit behind the podium before the start of a press conference April 3, 2018, with the then New York attorney general Eric to announce a multistate lawsuit to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday […]

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President Stephen Miller Gets His Wish: Trump Promises Mass Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants Next Week

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Rumor has it that when President Stephen Miller was born, he reportedly coughed and then asked to see his doctor’s paperwork. The doctor was not only offended, but he was in awe that a baby, literally a newborn, already had a receding hairline and was wearing a suit. Miller’s official […]

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