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 »
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.
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 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 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...
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has expressed support for the California Values Act and is expected to sign the restrictions into law.
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.
The bill would limit state and local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials.
The legislation would prohibit California law enforcement officers from communicating with federal immigration enforcement agencies, with some exceptions.
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
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 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 »
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 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 »
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump has an unlikely defender of his approach to immigration law: former President Jimmy Carter.
President Trump said there would need to be a larger agreement on border security for any deal on young undocumented immigrants.
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...
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...
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 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 »