Immigration

Questions linger about why more hasn't been done to protect undocumented immigrants.

As the Biden administration perpetuates its own version of anti-Blackness within the U.S. immigration system, any call for the protection of Ukrainian refugees is hypocritical without specifically acknowledging the experiences of Black migrants both in the U.S. and in Ukraine.

Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Cori Bush led 100 members of Congress in an open letter to the president requesting that he reverse "inhumane immigration policies," including the continuation of the Trump administration's interpretation of a policy known as Title 42. 

The Biden Administration will comply with a court order to reinstate a Trump-era border policy called “Migrant Protection Protocols.” Also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy, it makes asylum-seekers wait or be returned to Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court

Savage turned himself into authorities on Thursday (September 23) and bonded out immediately.

The U.S. government had a stern warning in no uncertain terms for any Haitians considering trying to flee and seek asylum in the U.S. following the assassination of the island nation's president: Don't do it.

Vice President Kamala Harris' glory of being the highest-ranking Black American woman to make a foreign trip was short-lived after comments she made about the immigration crisis at the border, including an interview with Lester Holt.

Harris faced heat from conservatives and some progressives who are irate over the United States' history of mistreating migrants attempting to flee violence and persecution in their home countries.

In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, the senators called for Haitians in the U.S. to remain under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation.

International Women's Day on March 8 marks a day of honoring women and the pursuit of heightening the social, economic and political achievements of women globally.

Black immigrants like those from Haiti are of particular concern to immigration activists worried about the Biden administration deporting them to nations either mired in conflict, poverty, both or worse.

Biden's executive actions carry out the vision of his 100 day plan, and will also target underserved Black populations stressed under the weight of two pandemics, racism and the coronavirus.