President Obama still has time to save an important group of immigrants from deportation - lawful permanent residents who once committed minor criminal offenses, somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 people. https://www.nytimes.com/Show More Summary
A “sanctuary city” is one that limits the cooperation that local law enforcement provides to federal immigration officials. New York is one of them, and Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to... To view the full story, click the title li...
A top state Senate Democrat wants to add immigration status to the list of protected classes in New York's civil rights law.
Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism." Sessions, echoing rhetoric used on the campaign...
Sessions promised that as America's top law enforcement officer, he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and "radical Islamic terrorism." The FBI concluded last year that Clinton should not face criminal charges forShow More Summary
BYRON YORK: How Jeff Sessions would change the Justice Department. Trump promised to put an end to cities defying federal immigration law. To do the job, he picked Sessions, who has called sanctuary cities “one of the biggest, most egregious, and most dangerous wrongs now occurring in our immigration system today.” “Sanctuary cities are together […]
Trump’s pick for attorney general made the remarks during an interview with Breitbart’s Stephen Bannon, now an advisor to the president-elect.
In November 1948, U.S. immigration laws required foreign nationals seeking residence and employment in the States to leave the country and renter, re-setting the legality of their stay under a new visa. If Swedish clarinetist Stan Hasselgard wanted to fulfill...
Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham have introduced a bill to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which since 2012 has provided work permits and lawful presence to 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children. Show More Summary
By Anna O. Law, City University of New York Immigrant communities and their advocates are gearing up to challenge President-elect Donald Trump's proposals for immigration policy. The U.S. federal system structure of government may be their best defense. Trump has said he will deport two to three million immigrants with criminal records. Show More Summary
Cédric Herrou from the Roya Valley near the Italian border is on trial and igniting debate for having helped bring people into France illegally.
By Kevin Johnson, Dean and Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Davis. In 2017, the Trump administration will likely continue and expand the Obama administration’s focus on removing immigrants convicted of crimes. Whether Trump will break ground for a...
Via GEFIRA, The rule of law is often invoked by as a Western value that “populist” movements want to destroy, yet the establishment’s own governments have long suspended that very same rule of law when it comes to immigration. The most...Show More Summary
The president-elect has pledged to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but his proposals would require the cooperation of state and local authorities.
Anti-immigration policies are hazardous to the health of immigrant patients. In the last ten years, there have been over 1,500 anti-immigration laws adopted by states across the country. These laws have come with discriminatory, racist,...Show More Summary
The New York Times has two standards when it comes to defying the rule of federal law – it’s great when it comes to left-wing causes like amnesty for illegals and sanctuary cities, awful when it comes to opposition to gay marriage. And...Show More Summary
WaPo attributes the high number to the GOP Senate's "unprecedented level of obstruction."State gun control laws, abortion restrictions, voter laws, anti-discrimination measures and immigrant issues are all matters that are increasingly heard by federal judges and will be influenced by the new composition of the courts. Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday welcomed progress in relations between the EU and Switzerland after Bern avoided a clash with Brussels by passing an immigration law that does not impose outright quotas.
So what do you do if you're the Mexican Ambassador to the United States and are faced with a crisis whereby millions of your citizens have broken numerous federal laws of your host country by illegally immigrating without going through...Show More Summary
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