Daily Archives: March 30, 2018

This Kafkaesque Nightmare Shows Just How Absurd the Travel Ban Is

Originally published by Mother Jones Editor’s Note: On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, Mother Jones asked readers to share their stories about how the ban has affected them. We’re following up ...

The Myth of the Criminal Immigrant

As of 2017, according to Gallup polls, almost half of Americans agreed that immigrants make crime worse. But is it true that immigration drives crime? Many studies have shown that it does not. ...

Trump administration ends automatic release from immigration detention for pregnant women

Immigrant organizations immediately blasted the policy change as an example of human rights abuses under President Trump, but it remained unclear how many more pregnant women might be jailed for deportation as a result. ...

Immigrant mother hiding in NY sanctuary church vows to stay

As she held her 15-month-old baby, Aura Hernandez spoke to reporters inside Fourth Universalist Society, a historic Upper West Side church, where she has been hiding from federal agents. Hernandez, a mother of two who us ...

Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

Lawyers for Hector Barajas said the government informed them Thursday their client should attend a naturalization ceremony on April 13 in San Diego. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed the decision. ...

DACA recipients face uncertainty after court decision

Beneficiaries of DACA say that the program's limitations and the heated politics around it have sowed confusion among potential employers. ...

With federal lawsuit pending, Becerra tells California law enforcement agencies how to follow state immigration laws

The first provides guidance on the information that agencies must provide about their participation in task forces that involve federal agencies, as well as on the people they transfer to immigration authorities. The sec ...

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