Immigration

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether White House Can End DACA
Immigration
Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether White House Can End DACA
2019-06-28 20:41:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A day after ending their current term with a pair of controversial opinions, the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it will decide next year whether the Trump administration can shut down Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program... Read More

House Democrats Pass Emergency Funding to Address Border Crisis
Immigration
House Democrats Pass Emergency Funding to Address Border Crisis
2019-06-25 21:23:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill Tuesday night to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Democratic leaders worked tirelessly Monday night into Tuesday to secure support... Read More

Trump Sets Deadline for Asylum Changes, Vows Deportation Raids
Immigration
Trump Sets Deadline for Asylum Changes, Vows Deportation Raids

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gave Democrats two weeks to work on immigration reform and stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, but cast doubt on getting action from Congress and vowed to go ahead with a roundup... Read More

Citizenship for Military Service? California Democrat Renews Bill to Let ‘Dreamers’ Enlist
Immigration
Citizenship for Military Service? California Democrat Renews Bill to Let ‘Dreamers’ Enlist

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Josh Harder knows there’s little chance that a big immigration bill will pass in Congress this year. But so-called Dreamers — people who came to the country illegally as children — in his district want any... Read More

DC Circuit Rejects Trump Policy of Blocking Abortions for Undocumented Teens
Civil Rights
DC Circuit Rejects Trump Policy of Blocking Abortions for Undocumented Teens
2019-06-14 18:48:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the Trump administration's policy of blocking abortions sought by undocumented pregnant teenagers in federal custody cannot "be squared with Supreme Court precedent." In 2017, the Trump administration adopted a... Read More

House Bid to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship Garners Bipartisan Support
Immigration
House Bid to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship Garners Bipartisan Support
2019-06-05 21:16:53
by Dan McCue

The Democrat-led House passed legislation Tuesday that would create a path to citizenship for about 2.5 million immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. The bill, which passed by a vote of 237-187, with seven Republicans voting in... Read More

Sharing Info on Potential Sponsors of Unaccompanied Children Stalled Border Funding
Immigration
Sharing Info on Potential Sponsors of Unaccompanied Children Stalled Border Funding

WASHINGTON — After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said May 16 that she hoped the emerging disaster aid supplemental would also carry funding to care for children and families pouring over the border in record numbers, it seemed like a fait... Read More

Nonprofit Group Seeks Sanctions Against Immigration Agency
Immigration
Nonprofit Group Seeks Sanctions Against Immigration Agency
2019-05-28 21:38:23
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - A national civil rights group is asking a federal judge in Colorado to sanction U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE for “atrocious litigation conduct.” The federal agency is requiring the nonprofit organization to do a... Read More

Should ‘Dreamers’ With DUIs Get the Same Break as a Member of Congress?
Immigration
Should ‘Dreamers’ With DUIs Get the Same Break as a Member of Congress?

WASHINGTON — Democrats say immigrants who entered the country illegally as children, commonly called “Dreamers,” and were caught driving drunk long ago should be shown the same consideration as members of Congress with a similar record. The House will consider... Read More

‘We Will Take Our Chances’: Neither Risks Nor Trump-Imposed Roadblocks Deter Migrants
Immigration
‘We Will Take Our Chances’: Neither Risks Nor Trump-Imposed Roadblocks Deter Migrants

SONOYTA, Mexico — Marvin Daniel Flores doesn’t pay attention to the news blaring from a radio at a makeshift immigrant camp on the outskirts of this Mexican desert town near the Arizona border. It doesn’t matter to him. It took... Read More

Budgeting for Asylum-Seekers Challenges States and Cities
Immigration
Budgeting for Asylum-Seekers Challenges States and Cities

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of asylum-seekers from Central America are spreading out around the United States, straining the resources of local and state governments working to move and shelter them. San Diego County has spent more than $1 million... Read More

ICE Looked to Hire Transport Provider to Move Unaccompanied Minors and Migrant Families
Immigration
ICE Looked to Hire Transport Provider to Move Unaccompanied Minors and Migrant Families

MIAMI — Two days before two Florida counties expressed alarm that thousands of migrants could be dropped off in Florida, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement solicited a transportation provider to arrange ground and air transport for unaccompanied minors and migrant... Read More

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