Immigration

‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy May Prompt More Illegal Border Crossings Immigration
‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy May Prompt More Illegal Border Crossings

SAN DIEGO — Three months into the Department of Homeland Security’s new program that requires asylum-seeking migrants to wait in Mexico until their U.S. immigration hearings, experts said the policy may encourage illegal border crossings. This past week, migrants rushed... Read More

A Merit-Based System Might Not Be The Answer to America’s Immigration Woes Immigration
A Merit-Based System Might Not Be The Answer to America’s Immigration Woes
2019-03-22 21:25:29
by HJ Mai

The history of the United States is inextricably linked to immigration, but creating a legislative framework that balances economic need with national security concerns appears to be an insurmountable challenge for today’s lawmakers. President Donald Trump has been very clear... Read More

Supreme Court Adopts Trump Policy In Case of Illegal Immigrant Detentions Immigration
Supreme Court Adopts Trump Policy In Case of Illegal Immigrant Detentions
2019-03-19 23:43:33
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that certain immigrants with previous criminal records can be detained without a right to bail. The 5-4 ruling is a significant victory for the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies but one that... Read More

Trump Administration Moves to Close Offices for International Asylum and Refugee Cases Immigration
Trump Administration Moves to Close Offices for International Asylum and Refugee Cases

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took another step Tuesday to cut back services to people seeking to legally enter the U.S. and focus instead on a ballooning backlog of immigration cases, announcing that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency... Read More

Trump Budget Sets Stage For Renewed Fight Over Border Wall Funding  Budget
Trump Budget Sets Stage For Renewed Fight Over Border Wall Funding 
2019-03-11 23:36:03
by Dan McCue

If there was anything about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year that surprised no one on Capitol Hill Monday, it was his apparent willingness to revive the nasty fight over funding of his border wall that... Read More

New Milwaukee County Sheriff Says Office Will No Longer Share Information With ICE Wisconsin
New Milwaukee County Sheriff Says Office Will No Longer Share Information With ICE

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office has changed rapidly since it got a new sheriff, including a policy to stop the sharing of information with federal immigration agents that would help them determine whether inmates were eligible to be deported. Sheriff... Read More

Immigration Officials Refuse to Meet With Congress About Sexual Abuse Allegations Involving Minors in Custody Immigration
Immigration Officials Refuse to Meet With Congress About Sexual Abuse Allegations Involving Minors in Custody

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials overseeing the sheltering of migrant children have refused to meet with Congress about recent allegations that adult employees preyed on children in their custody. Nine days have passed since the public first learned of thousands... Read More

Documents: Attorneys, Journalists and Advocates Monitored by US Border Officials Immigration
Documents: Attorneys, Journalists and Advocates Monitored by US Border Officials

SAN DIEGO — Documents published this week indicate that the federal government has monitored a group of journalists, attorneys, advocates and activists who interacted with a migrant caravan that arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, late last year. As recently as a... Read More

Immigrants Rejected for Asylum May Appeal Removal Orders, 9th Circuit Rules Immigration
Immigrants Rejected for Asylum May Appeal Removal Orders, 9th Circuit Rules

  SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court decided Thursday that immigrants who cross the border without authorization may go to court to challenge a decision by immigration authorities denying them asylum. The decision, by a three-judge panel of the... Read More

Border Officials Warn of Crisis as 40,000 Migrant Parents and Children Were Detained in February Immigration
Border Officials Warn of Crisis as 40,000 Migrant Parents and Children Were Detained in February

  EL PASO, Texas — More than 40,000 parents and children — mostly from Guatemala — were detained at the U.S. border in February, straining U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ability to care for immigrant families even as migrants are... Read More

Bulldozers Sit Idle at Border Amid Legal Confusion Over Trump’s Emergency In The News
Bulldozers Sit Idle at Border Amid Legal Confusion Over Trump’s Emergency

MISSION, Texas — President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency along the border with Mexico, but here in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, there’s little sign of a government springing into action. Earlier this week, two contractors surveyed a 150-foot-wide,... Read More

Twin Son a Citizen: Judge Immigration
Twin Son a Citizen: Judge
2019-02-24 14:08:49
by Twin Son a Citizen: Judge

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has decided that a twin son of a binational gay couple, who was denied U.S. citizenship because he does not share a blood relationship with his American father, has been a U.S. citizen ... Read More

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