Immigration

New York, Connecticut and Vermont Sue Trump Administration Over Public Charge Rule
Immigration
New York, Connecticut and Vermont Sue Trump Administration Over Public Charge Rule
2019-08-20 18:48:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — New York State, Connecticut, Vermont and the City of New York sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its new Public Charge Rule, which aims to deny green cards and visas to immigrants that use or have used government... Read More

State Attorneys General Sue To Block New Immigration Rule
Immigration
State Attorneys General Sue To Block New Immigration Rule
2019-08-16 19:11:11
by Tom Ramstack

The attorneys general from 13 states filed a lawsuit this week to block a new Trump administration rule that makes it harder for immigrants receiving public assistance to get green cards for permanent residency. The lawsuit is pending in federal... Read More

Court Upholds Ruling That Children Held at Border Have Adequate Food, Bedding
Law
Court Upholds Ruling That Children Held at Border Have Adequate Food, Bedding

SAN FRANCISCO — In a closely watched case, a federal appeals court Thursday upheld an order requiring immigration authorities to provide children detained at the border with adequate food, water, bedding, toothbrushes and soap. A three-judge panel of the 9th... Read More

Trump Immigration Plan Could Raise Hunger in America
Immigration
Trump Immigration Plan Could Raise Hunger in America

PHILADELPHIA — Having tried several times to cut the food stamp program, President Donald Trump has hit on a plan that could accomplish that, while curtailing another object of his ire: immigration. A new rule put into the Federal Register... Read More

Immigrants Citing ‘Horrific Conditions’ in Texas Sue For Release
Immigration
Immigrants Citing ‘Horrific Conditions’ in Texas Sue For Release

Immigrants along the Texas-Mexico border, citing indefinite detention in “horrific conditions,” have asked a federal judge to order the U.S. to improve the conditions, give them access to lawyers and release them after 72 hours. U.S. Customs and Border Protection... Read More

Trump Crackdown on Legal Immigrants Could Damage California Economy, Experts Say
State News
Trump Crackdown on Legal Immigrants Could Damage California Economy, Experts Say

LOS ANGELES — The Trump administration’s new immigration crackdown — which could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance — would have major ramifications on the California economy, experts... Read More

New ‘Public Charge’ Rule Could Affect Millions of Immigrants
Immigration
New ‘Public Charge’ Rule Could Affect Millions of Immigrants

WASHINGTON — A new Department of Homeland Security rule unveiled Monday seeks to do what pro-immigration advocates have long dreaded by giving U.S. immigration officers broad authority to deny applicants citizenship, green cards, visa extensions and changes in immigration status... Read More

Trump’s New Hard-Line Immigration Rule at Odds With Independent Voters’ Views
Immigration
Trump’s New Hard-Line Immigration Rule at Odds With Independent Voters’ Views

WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday again answered a chorus of criticism by pivoting to a hard-line immigration policy, even though it could drive away independent voters in key battleground states. With the commander in chief on his third... Read More

300 Released After Massive Immigration Raid In Mississippi, Officials Say
Immigration
300 Released After Massive Immigration Raid In Mississippi, Officials Say

After U.S. immigration officials arrested 680 mostly Latino workers Wednesday during raids of food-processing factories in Mississippi, about 300 were released, officials said. About 30 were freed on humanitarian grounds at the sites where they were detained, and another 270... Read More

Mexico to Announce Legal Actions to Protect Mexicans in US
Immigration
Mexico to Announce Legal Actions to Protect Mexicans in US

MEXICO CITY — Mexico will take legal measures to protect Mexican nationals in the United States after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday killed at least three Mexicans, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said. The country’s “indignation” will... Read More

Federal Judge Tosses Trump Asylum Policy, Calling it 'Contrary to Law'
Law
Federal Judge Tosses Trump Asylum Policy, Calling it 'Contrary to Law'
2019-08-02 20:43:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Friday tossed a Trump administration policy that would only allow migrants who enter the country through legal ports of entry to apply for asylum. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss, an Obama... Read More

Senate GOP Blocks Bid to Pass TPS for Venezuelans
U.S. Senate
Senate GOP Blocks Bid to Pass TPS for Venezuelans

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate will leave for a six-week break without passing a bill to grant Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Venezuelans even though the House of Representatives passed a similar measure last week. Two Democratic senators, Bob... Read More

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