U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which handles citizenship, visa, refugee and asylum claims, postponed in-person services on Mar. 18, citing concerns about the virus spreading. It’s extended the suspension at least through June 3.
This profile on Thulani Ngazimbi, the founder of The Rad Black Kids, is part of a series exploring the successes of immigrants in Long Beach.
A prayer vigil for DACA recipients at a local church Monday night also doubled as a fundraiser for those who cannot afford the renewal fees.
This profile on Prescilla and Catherine Tolentino, the mother-daughter duo behind West Long Beach’s Gemmae Bake Shop, is part of a series of podcasts exploring the successes of immigrants in Long Beach.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s attempt to end the program, and the stakes are particularly high for the older generation of people enrolled in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA.
A looming change in what is known as the “public charge” rule is sowing confusion and fear within the immigrant community, causing many people to abandon programs they need for fear of retaliation from immigration authorities.
This profile on Long Beach entrepreneur and community member Servando Orozco is the first in a series exploring the successes of immigrants in Long Beach.
“We wish to protect children from irreparable harm,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said as he announced the lawsuit.
Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia released a video message in Spanish on Twitter on Friday afternoon, calling the raids “unjust and dangerous.”