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Constantina Navarrete grew up helping her father farm corn, beans and squash in southern Mexico. She grew up poor, she said, and everyone around her had the same dream: to have a better life in the United States. She never dreamed she’d someday have her own business there. Navarrete and her husband, Adolfo, own El …

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration’s desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration’s desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew …

Supreme Court To Hear Case On Memo About Census, Unauthorized Immigrants  NPR Supreme Court will review Trump plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from calculations for congressional seats  The Washington Post Supreme Court will hear Trump appeal to exclude undocumented immigrants from Census count used to determine congressional districts  CNBC ‘Problem-plagued’ census could lead to loss of funding, political …

CHICAGO (AP) — Low-income immigrants ages 65 and older in Illinois will be eligible for health care coverage that is similar to Medicaid despite their immigration status. Ananias Ocampo, who is at high risk of contracting the virus because of his age and health, does not qualify for Medicare, Social Security, or any other federal …

A panel of three federal judges in New York on Thursday prohibited the Trump administration from moving forward with plans to exclude undocumented immigrants from the count used to determine the number of seats states receive in the House of Representatives. The decision temporarily halts an unprecedented proposal with potentially seismic political ramifications. At the …

President Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (center) and U.S. Attorney General William Barr walk into the White House Rose Garden for a July 2019 press conference on the census. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (center) and …

The memorandum marks the Trump administration’s latest effort to change the way US populations are counted and advance the President’s immigration agenda. And like previous efforts, the issue will end up in court. “I have accordingly determined that respect for the law and protection of the integrity of the democratic process warrant the exclusion of …

TLDR: All told, Americans cross-subsidize health care for unauthorized immigrants to the tune of $17.0 billion a year. Federal taxpayers provided $10.0 billion in subsidized care to unauthorized immigrants in 2019. The total amounts to $1,615 per unauthorized immigrant, imposing a burden of $51 per U.S. resident. Current federal policy is to prohibit federal tax …

A federal judge in Oregon has issued a preliminary injunction against a Trump administration rule that would have required immigrants to show proof of health insurance before obtaining a visa. In his ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon said the rule was inconsistent with laws passed by Congress, specifically the Immigration and Naturalization Act of …

The Texas-based nonprofit known as RAICES says it teamed up with a network of organizations and volunteers to make bond payments across the United States on Wednesday. Their aim: bringing more attention to the large number of immigrants who remain in US custody — and giving hundreds of people a better shot at winning their …