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Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law." He … Click to Continue »

WATCH LIVE: Sessions to speak about immigration

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to speak about immigration during an event with law enforcement in Portland. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Sessions to speak about immigration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

UCI law student among DACA immigrants suing Trump administration

Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.

Immigration Activists Shout Down Nancy Pelosi Over Trump Dreamer Deal

Immigration activists shouted down Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) during a tense press conference in San Francisco on Monday, protesting a tentative agreement with President Trump to pass a law that extends protections for young immigrants known as Dreamers. Show More Summary

California continues defiance of Trump Administration

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

California Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to bar law enforcement officers in the state from cooperating with federal immigration officials to arrest undocumented immigrants—making California the second jurisdiction to dub itself a “sanctuary state.” Brown, a Democrat, worked with the state...

California Prepares to Become the Second 'sanctuary State,' Defying the Trump Administration on Immigration

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has expressed support for the California Values Act and is expected to sign the restrictions into law.

California legislators approve ‘sanctuary state’ bill

California lawmakers approved a "sanctuary state" bill that would put new restrictions on interactions between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. Continue reading ? The post California legislators approve ‘sanctuary state’ bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

California Legislature Advances ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The bill would limit state and local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials.

Lawmakers Vote To Make California A 'Sanctuary State'

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The legislation would prohibit California law enforcement officers from communicating with federal immigration enforcement agencies, with some exceptions.

The Trump administration is twisting itself into knots to try and explain why a DACA deal wouldn't be 'amnesty'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that allowing unauthorized immigrants who are protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to lawfully stay in the US does not count as "amnesty." Sanders...Show More Summary

Lawmakers seeks probe of Phoenix police immigration policy

An Arizona lawmaker says Phoenix police are violating provisions of a controversial 2010 law known as SB 1070 that requires police to inquire about the immigration status of people they … Click to Continue »

As Trump considers bipartisan immigration deal, some set their MAGA hats on fire

As President Donald Trump considers striking a deal with Congressional Democrats that would enshrine DACA protections into law in exchange for strengthened border security, some immigration hardliners in Trump’s base … Click to Continue »

Dream Act Inexplicably Excludes Legal Immigrant Dreamers, Requires Applicants Violate the Law

President Trump will support legislation to provide legal status to young immigrants who, as he said on Twitter, “have been in the country for many years through no fault of their own—brought in by parents at young age.” The legislation with the most cosponsors in the House and the Senate that would do so is titled the Dream Act. Show More Summary

California bill protecting immigrants nears vote

California lawmakers are preparing to vote on a so-called "sanctuary state" bill that would expand protections for people living in the country illegally who come into contact with law enforcement. … Click to Continue »

Strange bedfellows: Jimmy Carter defends Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump has an unlikely defender of his approach to immigration law: former President Jimmy Carter.

Trump Confirms Support for Law to Protect ‘Dreamers’

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

President Trump said there would need to be a larger agreement on border security for any deal on young undocumented immigrants.

Motel 6 is reporting undocumented immigrants to ICE

last weekNews : The Raw Story

At least 20 undocumented immigrants reportedly have been arrested at two Motel 6 properties in Arizona that provide their guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. Due to a 2015 Supreme Court decision, law enforcement officials can’t force hotels to turn over...

Pelosi says agreement reached with Trump to 'enshrine the protections of DACA into law'

Democratic leaders said Wednesday they have reached agreement with President Trump to provide legal status for 800,000 immigrants who came to the country illegally as children. The deal, announced after a dinner of Chinese food at the White House, could provide further momentum to a budding movement...

Jimmy Carter defends Trump on immigration decision

Former President Jimmy Carter is defending President Donald Trump's latest maneuvers on immigration law. Carter told a college student forum Wednesday in Atlanta that Trump hasn't actually ended an Obama … Click to Continue »

Illinois AG gives local authorities direction on immigration

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office has issued a handbook for law enforcement following a new state law limiting cooperation between local authorities and federal immigration agents. Madigan's spokeswoman Eileen … Click to Continue »

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