Permanent Residents

Detention Watch Network Launches “Dignity, Not Detention” Campaign

Recently, a wide range of faith, immigrant rights, and community-based organizations joined Detention Watch Network (DWN)  to announce the launch of its “Dignity, Not Detention” campaign, calling on Congress to repeal all laws mandating the detention of immigrants. The campaign … Continued

Politics

Cross-Post: New York, Marriage Equality and Immigrants

Originally posted on Feet in 2 Worlds. By Erwin de Leon. When Governor Andrew Cuomo called for “justice for all” through the passage of a marriage equality bill earlier this year, I asked whether gay marriage was a priority for … Continued

Immigration

The High Cost of Citizenship Goes Higher

Skyrocketing immigration fees over the last three years are pricing immigrants out of a path to citizenship. In 2007, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) raised citizenship fees by an average of 70%. In 2008, the agency tacked on a … Continued