Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Hard Line on Refugees Comes Under Fire

It was an annual gathering, mandated by the Refugee Act of 1980, and Sessions had been invited as a member of the Senate subcommittee on immigration. Roughly twenty other people were in attendance, including representati ...

Report: Border Guards Involved in 97 Deaths Since 2003

The cases include that of Francisco Javier Dominguez Rivera, who was shot and killed “execution-style,” in the language of a wrongful-death complaint the government paid $850,000 to settle. The majority of the 97 died fr ...

U.S. May Day Marchers Denounce Trump Immigration Policies

The biggest gathering was in Los Angeles, where a boisterous but peaceful crowd of several hundred marched through downtown, carrying pro-union and pro-immigration banners while chanting, "Union power" and "This is what ...

Dozens speak about public funding for immigration defense

The council didn’t take action on Tuesday at the meeting, held in the council’s hearing room before an audience that filled the seats and overflowed into the back aisle — a final vote on the measure has not yet been sche ...

ICE agents shouldn’t be the ones to decide if an American has insufficient proof of citizenship

Derivative citizenship laws are complex and ever-changing. It is a terrible idea to let ICE agents, who are not lawyers, make such determinations. Instead, an attorney who is well-versed in these laws needs to be able to ...

Texas, six other states sue Trump administration to force an end to DACA

The lawsuit signals growing GOP frustration with President Trump's struggles to advance his immigration policies and could lead to conflicting federal court decisions that would put the fates of 690,000 immigrants known ...

Applying for asylum in the US takes at least 3 months, 2 interviews and one big decision

In the United States, applying for asylum is a completely different process than arriving to the country as a refugee. Asylum seekers also tend to be of different nationalities than refugees. ...

Judge: US can’t immediately revoke man’s DACA status

Daniel Ramirez Medina, 25, drew international attention last year when the government revoked his status in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and placed him in deportation proceedings, even though he has ...

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