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White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

President Trump had pledged on the campaign trail to rescind all of Obama’s executive orders on immigration, including DACA.

DHS Rescinds Obama Plan for Some Undocumented Parents

DHS Rescinds Obama Plan for Some Undocumented Parents

The program, which never took effect because it was blocked in federal court, would have put about 4 million undocumented immigrants into a program that shields them from deportation and supplies work permits.

Exclusive: Trump Targets Immigrants Who Were Given Reprieves from Deportation by Obama

Exclusive: Trump Targets Immigrants Who Were Given Reprieves from Deportation by Obama

While cases were reopened during the Obama administration as well, it was generally only if an immigrant had committed a serious crime, immigration attorneys say.

Up to 600,000 Immigrants in South May Have Path to Legal Status

Up to 600,000 Immigrants in South May Have Path to Legal Status

The largest portion of those possibly eligible have a credible fear of persecution in their home country that could form the basis for an asylum claim.

ACLU Sues in U.S. Court Over Immigration Detention

ACLU Sues in U.S. Court Over Immigration Detention

From April 1-22, an average of 36,235 immigrants were in detention per day, according to the most recent statistics provided by ICE.

Denver Finds Creative Way to Protect Immigrants

Denver Finds Creative Way to Protect Immigrants

A tweak in a local law will shield some of the city’s residents from deportation.

Hundreds of Immigrants Arrested in ‘Routine’ U.S. Enforcement Surge

ICE Agents Show Up at NYC Elementary School

The city’s Department of Education said on Monday that federal immigration agents would be barred from entering school property.

New York Fines Cab Companies for Fleecing Migrants Fleeing to Canada

New York Fines Cab Companies for Fleecing Migrants Fleeing to Canada

“It’s no secret that we’ve seen intense fear in immigrant communities across New York in recent months. To take advantage of that fear for financial gain is simply unconscionable,” NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

Texas Legislature Approves Measure Against Sanctuary Cities

Texas Legislature Approves Measure Against Sanctuary Cities

Democrats have warned the measure could lead to unconstitutional racial profiling.

Life in California’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center

Life in California’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center

More than 1,800 immigrants are being held at Adelanto Detention Facility, California's largest immigrant detention center.

Texas House Approves Bill Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Texas House Approves Bill Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Police who do not cooperate with immigration authorities could be subject to fines and prosecution for a Class A misdemeanor, which can bring up to a year imprisonment.

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Immigration lawyers said that although the travel bans have been halted by courts for now, the administration’s vow to put stricter controls on immigration is likely to have changed how U.S. consulates evaluate visa applicants.

Trump’s Push to Fund Wall May Be Delayed as Government Shutdown Looms

Trump’s Push to Fund Wall May Be Delayed as Government Shutdown Looms

Democrats said that responsibility for any possible government shutdown will fall on Trump and Republican members of Congress.

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.

State Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

States Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

The program will include free workshops and classes, paired with displays and a scavenger hunt at the museum.

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III questioned the purpose of the president's order as he heard arguments from two large California counties and the Justice Department.

U.S. Judges Pulled from Mexico Border as Crossings by Women, Children Fall

U.S. Judges Pulled from Mexico Border as Crossings by Women, Children Fall

The number of parents and children apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border in March dropped to just over 1,000, a 93 percent fall from December, the Department of Homeland Security reported last week.

Detained Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Washington State

Detained Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Washington State

Hundreds of immigrants at federal detention centers across the country have gone on hunger strikes in recent years, calling for improved conditions or to be released.

Seattle Sues Trump Over ‘Bullying’ of Sanctuary Cities

Seattle Sues Trump Over ‘Bullying’ of Sanctuary Cities

“Bullying and misstating the facts will not stand in the way of how the real laws in this country are enforced,” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said.

Police Union Warns Trump ‘Sanctuary City’ Cuts Could Risk Safety

Police Union Warns Trump ‘Sanctuary City’ Cuts Could Risk Safety

Executive director said police union does not support the policies of sanctuary cities, but its executives are concerned cuts in funding could hurt police departments in those areas.

U.S. Attorney General Escalates Pressure on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

U.S. Attorney General Escalates Pressure on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

Jeff Sessions' statements were aimed at a dozens of cities and other local governments that have joined a growing "sanctuary" movement.

Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cancelled Amid Fear of Immigration Raids, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cancelled Amid Fear of Immigration Raids

An event organizer called it “sad but responsible” to cancel Philadelphia’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration.