Immigration

‘It’s An Impossible Choice’: Honduran Teen Seeks Refuge From Gangs, A Chance At Prosperity In U.S.

Posted on · The heartache and hurdles for Oscar and his mother illustrate why so many are leaving and the persistent challenges this mass migration presents for the children, ther families and those who receive them in the U.S. Federal authorities have been overwhelmed by the number of children, opening more than a dozen unlicensed temporary shelters for them, including one in Dallas since closed and a massive detention facility at Fort Bliss in El Paso.

Immigration

Family Of Afghan Interpreter Killed By The Taliban Talks U.S. Arrival And What’s Next

Posted on · In a sit-down interview with Houston Public Media, the family of an Afghan interpreter killed by the Taliban talk about the dangers they faced over the last 10 years, the bittersweet relief of finally living in the U.S., and what's next for the family in a new country.

Immigration

U.S. And Mexico Seek Ways To Do More On Irregular Immigration

Posted on · In consecutive visits this month, Vice President Kamala Harris and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have conveyed to the most important U.S. partner that the Biden administration is taking a more nuanced approach to immigration than its predecessor, but still asking what more Mexico can do.

Immigration

After 10-Year Wait, Family Of Slain Afghan U.S. Military Interpreter Arrives In Houston

Posted on · The family's long-awaited arrival is bittersweet, since their father and husband was murdered by the Taliban in January 2021. The family's plight highlights the life-threatening consequences of the lengthy Special Immigrant Visa process for Afghan and Iraqi interpreters aiding the U.S. military.

Immigration

Family Of Slain Afghan U.S. Military Interpreter Headed To Houston After 10-Year Visa Delay

Posted on · The Mohammed family case highlights the deadly cost of long visa wait times for Afghan and Iraqi war interpreters and others who have served alongside the U.S. military. Some 18,000 Afghan families have pending visa applications to come to the United States, as they live in life-threatening conditions.