Category: In The News

Florida Enforces Stringent Anti-Illegal Immigration Measures, With a Focus on Undocumented Immigrant ID Holders in Connecticut

Posted on 07/20/23

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and 2024 presidential hopeful is spearheading state policies that are aimed at restricting undocumented immigrants in his state. As part of the state’s immigration crackdown, one of the measures being implemented is the prohibition of out-of-state undocumented immigrant identification cards, including from Connecticut. This endeavor is part of a broader initiative

Advocates Push for the Redesignation of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans

Posted on 03/27/23

Growing pressure from immigration advocates to extend Temporary Protective Status for Nicaraguans may force the Biden administration to act. In November of 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced the redesignation of TPS status for several countries, including Nicaragua. Since the 1990s, TPS has protected millions of immigrants who cannot return safely to their country

Proposed USCIS Service Fee Hike Would Cause Undue Harm to Immigrant Families

Posted on 03/14/23

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a proposed fee increase affecting certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests. Noting the influx of immigration applications, humanitarian programs, the need for additional USCIS employees, and application delays, DHS considers the fee increase justified. With 96% of USCIS funding from filing fees, DHS asserts that new fees