Can Immigration Officers check your social networks?

Can Immigration Officers check your social networks? If you’re currently applying for U.S. citizenship or residency, you may need to refrain from posting any controversial comments about the U.S. government or not uploading any pictures or tweets that may not show the best version of you. Since 2019, immigration authorities have been asking for the […]

What is TPS, and how do these authorizations benefit migrants?

The U.S. government has announced an 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans. This action is a direct response to the petitions of various political and economic sectors that have asked the government to continue protecting those migrants that left Venezuela in 2014 due to the sociopolitical crisis they’re currently in. However, TPS […]

What is the Los Angeles Declaration and how does this affect migration?

On June 10, 2022, over 20 American and Caribbean countries gathered at the Ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles to commit to working together in creating safe conditions and reinforcing frameworks to protect migrants.  These commitments are the basis for the creation of the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection, which also […]

ICE to stop detaining immigrants at two county jails under federal investigation

The Biden administration has decided to stop detaining immigrants in a pair of county jails facing federal probes in Georgia and Massachusetts, calling the decision an “important first step” in a broader review of the nation’s sprawling network of immigration jails. DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Thursday ordered U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to immediately […]