ABC News reports on the administration’s proposed executive order that would suspend most immigration to the U.S. Since the announcement, it has raised questions about the fate of many immigrants and refugees who rely on humanitarian visas— which have previously been excluded from certain immigration restrictions. The article quotes Archi Pyati, Tahirih Chief of Policy and Communications:
Already at-risk groups like immigrant survivors of violence, who are among the communities hardest hit by the pandemic, will be further marginalized… People are suffering across the country because of an unprecedented global health crisis and its impact on our economy — not because of immigrants.
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