Tiziana Rinaldi is an award-winning journalist and a television producer. Her credits include covering the Bronx for Courier Life Publications/News Corp. and staff positions at ABC News, Lightworks Producing Group, RAI-Radio Televisione Italiana and the U.S. Bureau of the national Italian newspaper Il Messaggero. She's a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).
It took 16 years for Herberth Cortez Gaitan to have his asylum case heard, 9 more for him to be deported — and 2 years for him to return to the US after a federal court found that immigration judges had made a mistake.
A UC Davis researcher says they won’t know for sure until their research is complete, but worry that those who lose DACA status will be at risk for anxiety, hopelessness, embarrassment, sadness, shame and self-blame.
In criminal law, people have the right to a bail hearing while they await trial. The Supreme Court is deciding if immigrants have that same right while they fight deportation.
With millions of lives in immigration limbo, the long-term effects of uncertainty are beginning to worry mental health experts.
Millions of people in the US live their lives in limbo, under the “supervision” of federal agents and the uncertainty of whether they will be deported. One couple is asking: When can we have children?
After an hour-long check-in with immigration agents, Ravi Ragbir was released. The catch? He has to return in a month with his travel documents.
Ravi Ragbir, from his office at Judson Memorial Church in New York City, says immigrants shouldn't go into hiding. That's why he's keeping his scheduled check-in with immigration agents, even if it means he might be deported to Trinidad.
The executive order that President Donald Trump signed on Friday directed federal agents to deport refugees and anyone arriving from seven majority-Muslim countries, leaving in limbo people in transit when he signed the order. On Saturday, a judge issued an emergency injunction blocking the order.
The White House’s immigration policy targets people in the criminal justice system — whether or not they are convicted of crimes — and will likely most affect refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. Many of the members of African Communities Together are part of all of those groups.
These legislators say they may not be able to stop president-elect Trump from enacting severe policies to deport undocumented immigrants. But they hope providing lawyers can help.
In 2012, 1,202 people were ordered removed from the US at one New York City courthouse. This year? Just 535 were deported. And that's, many say, because of the lawyers.