Tag: Immigrants

Why Ending DACA Will Hurt the U.S. Economy

President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, will have negative consequences on the United States economy, according to experts and leaders in the business community. U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III announced the president’s decision on Tuesday. According to the White House,…

Trump May End DACA, Putting Young Immigrants at Risk

President Donald Trump is “seriously considering” ending a five-year-old program that protects young immigrants from deportation, Axios reported on Thursday night. Citing “sources familiar with the deliberations,” the outlet also reported that “Trump has made no final decision” on the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Established…

Denver Finds Creative Way to Protect Immigrants

Denver passed a new law this week in an attempt to keep its immigrant residents off the radar of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Currently, immigrants who commit crimes pop up on ICE’s radar if their offenses carry a penalty of 365 days or more in jail. In the new…

Seattle Sues Trump Over 'Bullying' of Sanctuary Cities

Seattle has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in response to the crackdown on sanctuary cities, the city’s mayor Ed Murray announced on Wednesday. “Let me be clear about the president’s executive order: It is violating the law,” Murray said during a press conference. “It is unconstitutional.” Earlier this…