“By late 2000s, I adopted a moniker, Doe Deere, and found my passion as an entrepreneur. In 2008, I founded my own makeup company, Lime Crime, which became a big success — employing 35 people in Los Angeles and inspiring women all over the world to express themselves unapologetically. I have America to thank for …Continue Reading »
“A federal judge in Texas declined to issue a preliminary injunction in a case over the future of DACA — but he says the six-year-old program is likely unlawful.
The decision is a setback for Texas and nine other states that are suing to terminate DACA. The Obama-era program protects approximately 600,000 immigrants from deportation …Continue Reading »
“Doctors and immigrant advocates have long complained about the medical care at family detention centers overseen by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Dilley is the largest of three such facilities, with 2,400 beds.
Those concerns have taken on new urgency as the Trump administration looks to detain more migrant families. In June, ICE requested …Continue Reading »
From The Washington Times
“The federal judge who had ordered the government to restart the Obama-era deportation amnesty in full has backed off his decision and said the government does not, after all, have to begin accepting new applications.
Judge John D. Bates acknowledged the legal mess that’s arisen around the program, called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …Continue Reading »
“The route the couple took to citizenship remains unclear. Michael Wildes, the family’s attorney, has declined to comment on the process, but he said in February that they had become permanent residents and were on track to naturalize.
The Knavs’ immigration status has drawn scrutiny amid President Donald Trump’s sustained attack on legal and illegal immigration.
The president …Continue Reading »
“President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a lawsuit led by Texas to repeal an Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, saying he hopes the legal action is ‘successful.’
The lawsuit, which was filed against the Trump administration over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in May, …Continue Reading »
“A federal judge on Thursday blocked the deportation of eight asylum seekers who claimed to have experienced domestic violence or gang threats in their home countries.
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan said in court Thursday that it was unacceptable that the Trump administration had placed plaintiffs in the case — a mother and daughter — …Continue Reading »
“Pompeo’s record as a Republican congressman suggests that he will support lowering the annual cap on refugee entries to 25,000 or less, as well as a separate proposal to downgrade his department’s refugee bureau. But advocates for more liberal refugee policies are holding out hope that he might defy expectations now that he is …Continue Reading »
From The Washington Post
“Glosser called his nephew, the key driver of President Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda, an ‘immigration hypocrite.’ He lambasted Miller’s role in crafting the Trump administration’s hawkish immigration policies, namely the travel ban, the ‘zero tolerance’ crackdown at the border that led to the separation of thousands of migrant children from their families, and the effort to curtail …Continue Reading »
From Daily Intelligencer
“It does seem that the ICE roundups, and particularly the collateral arrests, are part of an implicit strategy of ‘self-deportation,’ to use the term famously coined by Mitt Romney. It means making life as miserable and dangerous for the undocumented as possible in hopes that they will choose to return to their countries of origin, without …Continue Reading »