Daily Archives: February 21, 2018

Coming soon: Another showdown over Dreamers in Congress

The next immigration battle might be right around the corner. ...

Trump Administration Sued Over Detention of Immigrant Children

A New York civil rights group on Tuesday sued Trump administration officials over what it called prolonged detention of immigrant children, blaming recent shifts in U.S. government policy for keeping children locked up w ...

A Lesson on Immigration From Pablo Neruda

Immigration was a major issue in elections here in November and December. The winner was Sebastián Piñera, a 68-year-old center-right billionaire who was president from 2010 to 2014 and will take over in March. Mr. Piñer ...

Under Trump, Border Patrol Steps Up Searches Far From the Border

In Texas, a rancher has accused the Border Patrol of trespassing after he said he found a surveillance camera the agency placed on his property. ...

Immigrant rights group says lawyers no longer restricted from mentioning abortion to teens

The restrictions on what attorneys could tell young detainees were communicated this month by the nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice, which said it acted at the direction of a Department of Health and Human Services emp ...

For many U.S. figure skaters, immigrant heritage yielded a champion’s mind-set

Even on the busiest days at the Broadmoor Skating Club in Colorado Springs, when Zakrajsek must skate off to another section of the ice to start the next lesson with a waiting pupil while Zhou completes his compulsory co ...

‘Black Panther’ actor is also a Dreamer

"When the administration says they wanted to cancel DACA, that's when I decided I couldn't stay quiet anymore," Bamba told CNN in a recent interview. That's why the 36-year-old, a son of immigrants who sought and receive ...

I have a dream for this nation’s Dreamers: Equality

I also dream about today's "Dreamers" — the young people who were brought to this country when they were little and now face deportation. I want their nightmare to end so they can remain here. ...

These Dreamers are saving lives

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has allowed nearly 689,000 Dreamers to come out from the shadows and openly attend school, get work permits and driver's licenses and even buy homes without the fear of ...

Austin Advocates Call For Release Of Detained Migrant Woman

Officials at Grassroots Leadership — an Austin-based national organization working against prison profiteering, mass incarceration and deportation — will ask Williamson County Commissioners Court members to intervene on ...

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