This week in immigration news – May 13, 2021

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Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight

Around 21,000 migrant children are being held in facilities across the country, which has been heavily criticized by immigrant advocates for not having sufficient oversight or providing appropriate conditions for the children they are housing.

DACA recipients launch legal battle to clear hurdles from the ultimate prize: citizenship

More than 80 DREAMers are suing the Biden administration for the ability to travel abroad, as was originally established under the DACA program.

Biden ends Trump ban on pandemic aid for undocumented college students

Previously, the Trump administration had prevented undocumented students from accessing food, housing, and child care relief grants during the pandemic. A new ruling from the Biden administration reverses that.

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