Daily Archives: December 11, 2017

Trump’s deportation tough talk hurts law-abiding immigrants

Of roughly 143,000 unauthorized immigrants living in the United States who were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 — a 30 percent increase over the previous year ...

Veteran Latino lawmaker criticized for work with immigrant detention center

Del. Alfonso H. Lopez, a Democrat who has represented a Hispanic­-heavy South Arlington district since 2012, was paid more than $5,000 a year in 2014 and more than $10,000 a year in 2015 and 2016 by Immigration Centers o ...

In praise of refugee chefs: They came from Syria, but they represent an American ideal

On a Thursday morning in June, near the end of Ramadan, Majed Abdulraheem arrives for work at Union Kitchen. The brightly lit, shared commercial kitchen space in Northeast Washington is filled with chef’s tables, pastry r ...

The Latest: Trump boasts of declining immigration

Presiding over the ceremonial swearing-in of Kirstjen Nielsen as secretary of homeland security, the president says “the numbers have been so incredible.” ...

Daughter Of Immigrants Takes Office As Country’s First Sikh Woman Mayor

A native of Yuba City, Didbal has served the community for some time. She was a city council member in 2014, and most recently served as vice mayor. She gained recognition for her work on women’s empowerment and public h ...

Council committee approves ‘sanctuary’ label for L.A. and rules on border wall contractors

The council’s Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee voted to formally adopt the “sanctuary” label and to require businesses with city contracts to disclose if they are working on Trump’s proposed border wa ...

Trump Is Going After Immigrants Without Criminal Records In a Big Way

The full reality of President Trump’s bombastic promises on illegal immigration is finally taking shape, and the picture is, unsurprisingly, bleak. After several reportspointing toward an increasing trend of Immigrations ...

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