Post Tagged with: "immigration"


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.

Judge Orders U.S. to Delay Deporting Indonesians in Immigration Fight

Judge Orders U.S. to Delay Deporting Indonesians in Immigration Fight

The order affects a group of Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago.

Police in Trump-supporting Towns Aid Immigration Officials in Crackdown

Police in Trump-supporting Towns Aid Immigration Officials in Crackdown

Since Trump took office in January, 29 departments have joined a special program under which they are deputized to perform some tasks of immigration agents, doubling its size in 10 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.

Haitians in U.S. Malign Trump Decision to Send Them Back Home

Haitians in U.S. Malign Trump Decision to Send Them Back Home

The United States offered Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after a January 2010 earthquake killed some 300,000 people and devastated a country that has long been the poorest in the Americas.

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.

More Cities, States Pressed on Immigrant ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

More Cities, States Pressed on Immigrant ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

If the areas are found in violation of the law, they would be ineligible for grants under a federal program that supports local law enforcement.

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.

Homeland Security nominee says no need for full U.S.-Mexico border wall

Homeland Security Nominee Says No Need for Full U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

Kirstjen Nielsen repeated at her confirmation hearing what her predecessor, John Kelly, had said about the project.

U.S. Program for Central American Child Refugees to End Thursday

U.S. Program for Central American Child Refugees to End Thursday

The Central American Minors program started at the end of 2014 under former President Barack Obama as a response to tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors and families from Central America who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum in 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.

New Trump Immigration Efforts Aim to Stop Child Border Crossers

New Trump Immigration Efforts Aim to Stop Child Border Crossers

Many of the immigration initiatives launched by the Trump administration in recent weeks target one kind of migrant: children.

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.

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U.S. Border Agents Detain Mexican Girl Being Rushed to Hospital

A 10-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy living undocumented in Texas was in federal custody on Thursday after the ambulance rushing her to surgery had to pass through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint.

Future for Thousands of Dreamers Lies in the Hands of Splintered Washington, D.C.

Future for Thousands of Dreamers Lies in the Hands of Splintered Washington, D.C.

Washington’s deepening partisan divide on immigration leaves the fates of many in the balance.

Trump Administration Weighs Tighter Vetting for Women, Children Refugees: Sources

Trump Administration Weighs Tighter Vetting for Women, Children Refugees: Sources

The proposed changes would bring their security checks more in line with what is required for adult male refugees.

James Bradley, Truck Driver Formally Indicted for 10 Immigrant Deaths in Texas

Man Awaits Fate for Deadly Immigration Smuggling

Ten undocumented immigrants perished after being smuggled to the United States in the back of a sweltering, unventilated truck.

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.

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Federal Judge Refuses to Overturn Trump Pardon of Arpaio

A judge found no legal grounds to overturn the pardon.