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

Washington Legal Advocates, Lawmakers Want Immigration Procedures Changed Immigration
Washington Legal Advocates, Lawmakers Want Immigration Procedures Changed
2019-07-16 21:15:50
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Some of Washington’s prominent legal organizations and lawmakers are scrambling to address the nation’s illegal immigration crisis while courts confront a hopeless backlog of cases. They are proposing new procedures to manage the flood of illegal immigrants being... Read More

White House Moves to Eliminate Nearly All Asylum Claims at US Southern Border Immigration
White House Moves to Eliminate Nearly All Asylum Claims at US Southern Border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Monday to in effect end asylum for the vast majority of migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border, an enormous shift in policy that could block hundreds of thousands of people from seeking protection... Read More

White House Hopefuls Flay Trump On Immigration at LULAC Event 2020 Elections
White House Hopefuls Flay Trump On Immigration at LULAC Event
2019-07-12 14:43:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A quartet of Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday vowed to make significant changes to the nation's immigration laws if elected, contrasting their approaches with the hard line policies pursued by President Donald Trump the past two-and-a-half years. The... Read More

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