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 »
From NBC News
“The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge of the plan told NBC News.
The move, which would not …Continue Reading »
“A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge ruled on Friday that the Trump administration must fully restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying the government’s rationale for dropping it is inadequate.
The order by U.S. District Judge John Bates barring the administration from ending DACA is the third such mandate by a district court, and the latest …Continue Reading »
“Recent news stories have been filled with the joyous reunions of migrant parents who had been separated from their children at the Southwest border. Yet hundreds of families were reunited only to be detained again, this time together.
Inside one of those detention centers in Texas, weary fathers are now staging a hunger strike to …Continue Reading »
“Philadelphia is ending a controversial data-sharing contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a move seen as a major accomplishment for immigration rights activists who are making a nationwide push to sever ties with the agency.
Federal immigration agents have long had access to an arrest database maintained by local authorities in Philadelphia, but protesters and …Continue Reading »
“The government said Thursday it is on track to meet a court-mandated deadline to reunite thousands of children and parents that have been ‘found eligible for reunification’ by Friday.
In court documents, the Department of Justice said that as of 6 a.m. — the cut-off for the filing — 1,820 children between the ages of …Continue Reading »
“The Trump administration has one week left to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite over 2,000 children separated at the border from their families suspected of entering the U.S. illegally.
Logistically, it’s going to be tough for the government. The children were sent to dozens of different shelters and foster homes around the United States, …Continue Reading »
“A federal judge in California has temporarily halted the deportation of immigrant families that have been reunited after being separated by the Trump administration.
The order was issued Monday by Judge Dana Sabraw, the same judge who previously ordered the government to reunite the families.
It comes as the Trump administration is scrambling to reunite roughly …Continue Reading »
From Miami Herald
“A green card is no longer an immigrant’s insurance policy against deportation in the Donald Trump era.
Documented immigrants can now be deported from the United States if they break the rules of federal and state programs that offer public benefits to immigrants.
New guidelines implemented last week by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services say …Continue Reading »