Daily Archives: April 30, 2018

No One Knows How Immigration Affects Wages and Jobs. Especially Donald Trump.

In April of 2015, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service responded to a confidential request from the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. The memo was short, but it ignited a fiery outcry about the perceived threat ...

Democrats demand Homeland Security hand over documents on immigration chief

In a letter released Friday, nearly 20 Senate Democrats said they want the Department of Homeland Security to hand over documents shedding more light on Homan and his formal nomination to become the next director of Immi ...

Some Americans offer to open up their homes to Central American asylum seekers

Still, the couple said they felt prepared to accommodate a guest — possibly one of about two hundred Central Americans who formed a caravan on their way to the U.S.-Mexico border in San Ysidro, hoping to find refuge in A ...

E-Verify Immigrant Job Screening Is A Game Of Chicken, Politics And State Laws

Amid the Trump administration’s vocal efforts to crack down on the hiring of undocumented immigrants, little attention has been paid to a federal program that, if used uniformly, could go a long way toward stopping the p ...

Judge in case Sessions picked for immigrant domestic violence asylum review issued ‘clearly erroneous’ decisions, says appellate court

Newly released records now show that the case he handpicked, which involves a Central American woman fleeing domestic abuse from her ex-husband, comes from a judge who has been repeatedly rebuked by appellate judges for ...

Migrants who traveled with caravan vow to wait at border until they are granted asylum

Earlier, the migrants marched from Friendship Park in Tijuana, Mexico to the San Ysidro port of entry. They stood on the Mexican side; on the other side lay San Diego, California. It was the final leg for some in the car ...

Trump Claims He Wants To Help Dreamers. Time To Put Up Or Shut Up.

Earlier this week, Judge John D. Bates of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., issued a scathing ruling that deemed President Donald Trump’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ...

US Says Crossing Is Full Before Caravan Tries to Seek Asylum

Nearly 200 migrants, many traveling with children, had decided to apply for protection at the nation's busiest border crossing after many fled violence in their home countries, organizers said. The caravan got attention ...

Council proposes hiring lawyers for detained immigrants

The Montgomery County Council’s proposal comes amid a federal government crackdown on illegal immigration. It already has generated opposition by some local residents ahead of Tuesday’s public hearing. ...

We all have to be vigilant about immigration enforcement

I know that I want my representative, Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.), to do this, and I request that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), who controls the agenda, put this important matter at the forefront of the House’s busine ...

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