Andrea Castillo covers immigration. Before joining the Los Angeles Times, she covered immigrant, ethnic and LGBT communities for the Fresno Bee. She got her start at the Oregonian in Portland. A native of Seattle, she’s been making her way down the West Coast since her graduation from Washington State University.
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Delays processing millions of visas, work permits, green cards, naturalization petitions and cases languishing in immigration courts are so severe that experts say they can’t be resolved without significant reforms.
The America’s Children Act would establish protections to prevent documented dreamers from aging out of lawful status under their parents’ visas and provide a pathway to citizenship.
The policy, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has given hundreds of thousands of immigrants a work permit and protection from deportation.
Ten years after Obama launched the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, immigrant youths are graduating high school this year with no immigration relief or protection from deportation.
A federal judge extends his temporary block of the Biden administration’s plan to lift pandemic-related border restrictions known as Title 42.
Los documentos ofrecen una mirada poco común a uno de los varios casos conocidos en los que los detenidos del ICE fueron dados de alta cuando estaban al borde de la muerte.
Documents offer a rare look into one of several known instances in which ICE detainees were discharged as they were on the edge of death.
El gobierno de Biden podría revocar pronto el Título 42, una política que ha impedido a la mayoría de los inmigrantes solicitar asilo en la frontera de Estados Unidos.
The Biden administration could soon revoke Title 42, a policy that has prevented most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S. border.
White House rolls out new system aimed at fixing asylum, a process that can drag out for years, was one of President Biden’s promises as a candidate.