Tag: Refugee Resettlement

  1. Pentagon Reports Security Concerns Over Afghan Refugees

    A recent Pentagon Inspector General report uncovered serious security concerns associated with some of the Afghans who entered the United States following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country late last summer. Despite significant efforts by U.S. intelligence agencies to vet the Afghan evacuees, interagency communication breakdowns allowed otherwise inadmissible persons to enter the United States. Evacuation of Afghanistan In the final days of the war in READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Ukraine Added to TPS List; New Jerseyans Offer Support for People Fleeing Ukraine; “Fake Heiress” Joins Suit Against ICE for Failure to Provide COVID-19 Booster

    Designation of Ukraine to Temporary Protected Status On March 3, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) announced that in light of “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine has resulted in an ongoing war, senseless violence,” Ukraine would be added to the list of countries for which citizens may be granted Temporary Protected Status in the United States. DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced that “Ukrainians [have READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Pandemic Relief for NJ’s Immigrants; Afghan Refugees Leave Central Jersey Military Base for Permanent Housing; Democrats Urge Biden to Review Treatment of Immigrants at U.S./Mexico Border

    New Jersey Immigrant Relief Fund Ending The Excluded New Jerseyans fund, which maintains funds for undocumented immigrants who were initially excluded from receiving unemployment or stimulus checks d