This week in immigration news – March 11, 2021

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Undocumented Immigrants Won’t Get Stimulus Checks — For Third Time Around

While the American Rescue Plan is far more inclusive of mixed-status families than previous coronavirus relief packages, many undocumented immigrants—many of whom have been on the frontlines of the pandemic, risking their lives as essential workers—will yet again not receive any stimulus checks.

A Supreme Court Showdown Over Trump’s Immigration Policies Ends with a Whimper

The Biden administration moved to get three cases related to former President Trump’s immigration policies dismissed—one that dealt with the updated public charge rule, one that dealt with his Remain in Mexico policy, and one that dealt with the construction of a wall on the southern border of the United States.

Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation

The case in front of the Supreme Court concerned a man who has lived in the United States for 25 years and had used a fake Social Security number to be able to get a job as a janitor. Law professors consulted for the article claim that the court’s decision will both increase the burden of proof on immigrants in their deportation proceedings and make it more likely that they could be deported for minor state crimes.

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