Victoria Chan, 35, of the Los Angeles suburb of El Monte faces up to 45 years in prison when she is sentenced July 9 in federal court on visa fraud, wire fraud and money laundering charges.
Cortez has plenty of reason to worry. In a matter of months, the Trump Administration could turn this entrepreneur and dad and hundreds of thousands of others into instant undocumented immigrants, no longer allowed to live and work here legally. With the stroke of a pen, the Department of Homeland Security could either end—or extend—a quasi-legal state known as Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, that Cortez and 263,280 other Salvadorans already in the United States were granted way back in 2001. But no one knows quite what’s going to happen next.
Residents of Arivaca, Arizona, are stepping in to offer humanitarian aid to desperate people crossing from Mexico.
In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump’s administration and California, the nation’s top immigration official said Friday his agency will have “no choice” but to arrest immigrants who are in the country illegally in California’s neighborhoods and worksites.
Paola Garcia says the abuse made her live in fear.
A White House adviser appealed to common sense, but a recent study indicates it won’t work.
El padre de cuatro hijas estadounidenses fue detenido mientras las llevaba a la escuela en febrero
Varias familias hispanas se han llevado el susto de sus vidas al encontrarse con los agentes federales cuando viajaban en buses de transporte público. Cuestionamos a ICE al respecto. Vea lo que nos dijo la agencia federal.
On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced a new policy depriving “sanctuary cities” of federal funds unless they comply with the administration’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants. The policy creates new criteria for Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grants, which provides hundreds of millions of dollars to state and local law enforcement. Under the new guidelines, cities and state will not be eligible for these grants unless they:
notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials at least 48 hours before incarcerated undocumented immigrants are set to be released, if ICE has expressed interest in detaining them
allow ICE agents to access local jails
abide by a federal law that stipulates that local jurisdictions can’t prohibit their employees from sharing information about immigration status with the federal government
The emotions of the naturalization ceremony were the culmination of a journey shared by all immigrants.