Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants attacks a problem that doesn’t exist

If immigrants use a Section 8 housing voucher or buy groceries with SNAP, this revised regulation could label that person a “public charge” — a dependent on the government — and the Department of Homeland Security could ...

“Humanitarian crisis” looms as Arizona threatens to revoke immigrant children shelter licenses

Arizona health officials threatened on Wednesday to revoke the licenses of 13 federally funded immigrant children shelters, accusing the facilities’ operator, Southwest Key, of displaying an “astonishingly flippant attit ...

Dozens of Doctors Who Screen Immigrants Have Record of ‘Egregious Infractions,’ Report Says

The report looked at more than 5,500 doctors across the country used by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services as of June 2017 to examine those seeking green cards. More than 130 had some background of wrongd ...

150 immigrants arrested by US agents in Southern California

The agency says approximately 90 percent of those apprehended Sunday through Tuesday have criminal convictions and about 40 percent were previously released by local law enforcement agencies despite federal detainers. ...

California governor vetoes 2 bills to help immigrants

One bill would have allowed anyone to serve on state boards and commissions regardless of their immigration status, while the other sought to block immigration authorities from making arrests inside courthouses. ...

Trump’s latest immigration proposal is a looming public health crisis

Today, people who have immigrated here, like my parents, are facing another targeted, xenophobic attack. The Trump administration, which has already implemented a travel ban against five majority-Muslim countries — inclu ...

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