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Undocumented immigrants qualify for rent relief, but Wisconsin sends mixed signals

By Vanessa Swales, Wisconsin Watch Some regional nonprofits administering Gov. Tony Evers’ $322 million emergency rental assistance program may be unintentionally discouraging non-U.S. citizens from applying — even though immigration status holds no bearing on eligibility for the federally financed program. At least eight of the 14 organizations administering the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program […]

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Biden Presentará Plan De Reforma Migratoria Al Congreso En Su Primer Día De Trabajo

WASHINGTON, D.C (RCE Noticias) – Presidente-electo Joe Biden, tiene planes ambiciosos para su primer día de la presidencia, incluyendo una reforma migratoria con un camino a la ciudadanía. Biden tomará posesión como el presidente número 46 de los Estados Unidos el miércoles 20 de enero, 2021.  Según la Prensa Asociada, mejor conocida como AP por […]

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DREAMers En Wisconsin Elegibles Para ‘Beca De Oportunidad’ De $80,000

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) – La organizacion TheDream.Us abrió las aplicaciones para la ‘Beca de Oportunidad,’ también conocida como “Opportunity Scholarship” en inglés.  La beca está disponible para 13 estados en los cuales los dreamers no tienen acceso a una educación universitaria. Los fondos de la beca cubrirán la colegiatura, comida y vivienda en ciertas universidades […]

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Stay of deportation of community activist Ricardo Fierro sought today

A stay of deportation is expected to be filed today in federal court by attorneys for Ricardo Fierro, a well-known community activist. Fierro, 39, from Racine, was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents last week. He is undocumented and originally from Mexico, according to a report on the Hispanic News Network. […]

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In Setback For Trump, Judges Reject Travel Ban

By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the […]

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Trump Signs Immigration Executive Order, Here’s What It Means

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy. The executive order will block the entry of […]