Another undocumented woman, who is the mother of three U.S.-citizen children, was arrested Wednesday by immigration agents in Denver and faces immediate deportation.
Building on a national push to create safe spaces for immigrant communities, activists and local politicians on Thursday launched the Santa Clara County ‘Rapid Response Network’ and hotline aimed at protecting undocumented immigrants from deportation.
“Until or unless an undocumented student candidate receives DACA approval, that student cannot be employed by the University in any capacity,” said a University spokesman in a written statement.
Only 16 percent want undocumented immigrants to leave.
Un juez ha ordenado que se devuelvan los beneficios de DACA a Jessica Colotl, ahora ella cuenta lo que es vivir con miedo desde niña y por qué su futuro depende de lo que haga Trump con este programa.
Since the Trump administration announced its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, stories of individuals abruptly deported have pervaded the news. The accounts of longtime residents who have built families, homes, and businesses only to be deported after years in the United States may seem like outliers, but in fact are now becoming the new normal.
Undocumented immigrants make up about half the workforce in U.S. agriculture, according to various estimates. But that pool of labor is shrinking, which could spell trouble for farms, feedlots, dairies, and meatpacking plants—particularly in a state such as Kansas, where unemployment in many counties is barely half the already tight national rate. “Two weeks ago, my boss told me, ‘I need more Mexicans like you,’” says a 25-year-old immigrant employed at a farm in the southwest part of the state, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he’s trying to get his paperwork in order. “I said, ‘Well, they’re kind of hard to find.’”
Immigration activist who says she was victim of retaliation by Border Patrol applies for ‘Dreamer’ protections
California took another major step this week to protect immigrants, preventing detention centers from adding more beds and pledging to spend $1 million to make sure people have proper access to food, medical care and lawyers.
Originally published by LA Times los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck for the first time offered his full support for a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from carrying out immigration laws, calling it an important proposal that protects the trust between his department and the neighborhoods it polices. “This is …