The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon reported that U.S. federal immigration authorities have at least partly reversed course on a controversial decision to stop considering requests for foreign nationals to remain in the country for medical treatment or other special circumstances
Last week, the Trump administration announced it had eliminated a
On Tuesday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said letters will go out this week reopening all cases pending as of Aug. 7. But it is unclear whether new cases will be allowed.
Deborah Tomai, the mother of an 8-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome and who is an advocate for families with disabilities who live in the Rio Grande Valley, said relocating to another country in the span of 33 days would be extremely difficult for any family, especially one with special needs.
“Personally, as a parent, any move a parent has to make with a child with
Upon hearing the news of the reversal in policy, Tomai said she needed a moment to process it and was careful in picking her words.
“I feel like immigration is such a complicated issue and things change so quickly with this admin and hopefully they’re not denying people and that would be the best
Sandra Sanchez can be reached at Ssanchez@borderreport.com.