Post Tagged with: "immigrants"


‘Dreamer’ Immigration Bill Not on U.S. Senate Agenda This Month

Trump Says DACA ‘Probably Dead’

“DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don’t really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our military,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

U.S. Resumes DACA Applications After Judge Blocks End to Program

U.S. Resumes DACA Applications After Judge Blocks End to Program

Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA to keep the undocumented immigrants, known as dreamers, from being deported.

Trump Administration Backpedals on Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

Judge Blocks Trump Move to End DACA Program for Immigrants

“These young people played by all the rules. They demonstrated they are no threat,” said Mark Rosenbaum, an attorney for a firm representing six DACA recipients in the case.

U.S. Ends Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadorans

U.S. Ends Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadorans

The United States will end the temporary protected status (TPS) on Sept. 9, 2019, giving Salvadorans 18 months to leave or seek lawful residency, and for El Salvador to prepare for their return.

More Groups Challenge Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban in Court

Fewer Family Visas Approved as Trump Toughens Vetting of Immigrants: Review

Even without legislative action, however, the number of immigrants approved for family-based visas has dropped this year to the lowest level in more than a decade.

U.S. Memo Weakens Guidelines for Protecting Immigrant Children in Court

Exclusive: U.S. Memo Weakens Guidelines for Protecting Immigrant Children in Court

A recent memo replaces 2007 guidelines, spelling out policies and procedures judges should follow in dealing with children who crossed the border illegally alone and face possible deportation.

Trump Travel Ban Should Not Apply to People with Strong U.S. Ties: Court

Trump Travel Ban Should Not Apply to People with Strong U.S. Ties: Court

The court also said its ruling would be put on hold pending a decision on the latest version of the travel ban from the Trump administration by the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Trump’s Bid to Bar Most Refugees

Trump Administration Issues New Rules on U.S. Visa Waivers

The program allows citizens of mainly European countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa.

Supreme Court Blocks Release of Trump ‘Dreamer’ Immigrant Documents

Supreme Court Blocks Release of Trump ‘Dreamer’ Immigrant Documents

Under Trump’s action, the protections offered by DACA disappear in March.

Trump Opponents Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Travel Ban

U.S. Has Begun Fully Implementing Trump Muslim Ban: State Dept.

Trump's order, which calls for "enhancing vetting capabilities," restricts the entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Trump Lifts Refugee Ban, But Admissions Still Plummet

Trump Lifts Refugee Ban, But Admissions Still Plummet

In the five weeks after the ban was lifted, 40 percent fewer people were allowed in than in the last five weeks it was in place.

U.S. Attorney General Calls for Efficient Review of Immigration Cases

U.S. Attorney General Calls for Efficient Review of Immigration Cases

The Trump administration has so far brought on 50 new immigration judges, and the Justice Department plans to hire 60 more in the next six months.

Immigrant Workers Have Tripled Risk for Heat-related Death

Immigrant Workers Have Tripled Risk for Heat-related Death

The risk is greatest among Hispanic immigrants and those between ages 18 and 24.

IBM Urged to Avoid Working on ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Immigrants

IBM Urged to Avoid Working on ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Immigrants

IBM and several other technology companies and contractors attended a July informational session hosted by immigration enforcement officials that discussed developing technology for vetting immigrants.

Most Americans oppose visa lottery but favor other openings for immigrants: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans Oppose Visa Lottery but Favor Other Openings for Immigrants: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

The recipients of the visas are chosen randomly by lottery, though they have to go through standard security checks before they are granted permission to enter the United States.

U.S. To End Protected Status for Nicaraguan Immigrants

U.S. To End Protected Status for Nicaraguan Immigrants

Thousands from both Nicaragua and Honduras were granted protection in 1999 after Hurricane Mitch devastated Central America.

U.S. State Department Says Certain Immigrants No Longer Need Protected Status

U.S. State Department Says Certain Immigrants No Longer Need Protected Status

The Temporary Protection Status program protects more than 300,000 people living in the United States.

Trump Exploits NYC Tragedy to Push Anti-Immigration Agenda

Trump Exploits NYC Tragedy to Push Anti-Immigration Agenda

The president followed his usual rush to judgment when an attack is carried out by a non-white perpetrator.

U.S. Attorney General Sessions Urges Crackdown on Asylum Policies, Justice Department Brings Back Private Prisons

U.S. Attorney General Sessions Urges Crackdown on Asylum Policies

Current asylum policies are broken and subject to “rampant abuse and fraud,” according to Sessions.

Some Would-be Immigrants Left in Limbo after Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

Supreme Court Wrestles with Immigration Bond Hearing Dispute

A majority of the justices appeared sympathetic to the idea that immigrants held long-term should be eligible for a bond hearing that would let them argue for their release.

More Groups Challenge Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban in Court

More Groups Challenge Trump’s Latest Travel Ban in Court

The complaint says that the majority of the people affected by the ban are Muslim and that North Korea and Venezuela were added so Trump could “cloak this latest iteration of his Muslim ban in religiously neutral garb by invoking a national security review.”

Supreme Court Mulls Parameters for Deporting Immigrant Felons

Supreme Court Mulls Parameters for Deporting Immigrant Felons

The ruling in the case could help clarify the crimes for which non-citizen immigrants may be expelled.

U.S. Senate Conservatives Propose Tough Restrictions on ‘Dreamers’

U.S. Senate Conservatives Propose Tough Restrictions on ‘Dreamers’

The measure would bar dreamers from applying for citizenship for at least 15 years and would cover fewer people than a Democratic proposal.

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Geo Group violated the state’s minimum wage laws by paying detained immigrants one dollar a day or less for work they do while at one of the company’s federal facilities.