Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

Immigration fight gets lonely for some in GOP

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) has rounded up 45 votes — and is expecting more in the coming week — on a resolution that would put four separate immigration bills up for a House vote in a process known as "Queen of the Hill ...

Towers and cameras, not a wall, keep migrants from crossing the border into Arizona

Not one U.S. Border Patrol agent is within sight. But the group is about to be spotted anyway, and their entry thwarted. From a hilltop tower miles away, a camera scans miles of terrain — providing a clear view for an a ...

ICE Agents Feel More Empowered Than Ever to Arrest and Deport Even the Lowest-Priority Immigrants

It also did not matter to Anne or her open-armed family that Lulu, as they called him, was undocumented. At their wedding in 2013, the Americans and the Guatemalans danced the night away with Latin DJs imported from Quee ...

Travel Ban Case Is Shadowed by One of Supreme Court’s Darkest Moments

On this occasion, though, he also cited a historical precedent. ...

Good Riddance To Paul Ryan And His Cowardice On Immigration

As Trump’s erratic presidency continues to spike the stress levels of a majority of Americans, Ryan has picked the path of least resistance and abandoned the sinking ship that is the House Republican caucus. ...

Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California

Since the Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice sued California last month over its so-called "sanctuary state" law limiting police collaboration with immigration agents, at least a dozen local governments have voted t ...

ICE Cold: How a Loyal Obama Bureaucrat Became the Face of Trump’s Deportation Force

From the outside, Homan might have seemed a surprising choice to lead ICE, a 20,000-person division of the Department of Homeland Security that deports more than 200,000 people per year. During the Obama administration, ...

Columbia Offers Scholarships to Syrians, Despite Visa Ban

The program, which has already allowed a handful of students into the university, recently announced it was seeking a second round of new applications from Syrian students. ...

Protecting defenseless children is not an immigration ‘loophole’

Her parents had sent her to the United States in the cargo hold of a container ship because she had been born in violation of China’s rigid family-planning laws — and was therefore denied citizenship, access to health ca ...

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