The information would be added to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
Also on Friday, the justices agreed to hear a separate case challenging similar restrictions on federal appeals courts to review the deportation of non-citizens who have committed criminal offenses, if their claims they would be tortured if returned to their home countries have been rejected. Continue reading
Lizbeth Garcia tended to her 3-year-old son outside a tent pitched on a sidewalk, their temporary home while they wait for their number to be called to claim asylum in the United States. Continue reading
Even though the “Public Charge” rule has been blocked, fewer immigrants are accessing SNAP and other programs
Donald Trump has been very persistent in trying to secure the border and enforce the immigration laws in the interior of the country, but he has encountered unrelenting resistance. Continue reading
Tell your mom you love her, he says to the squirming youngster in Spanish. The boy plays with his Spider-Man sunglasses and talks in non-sequiturs, like little kids do. Finally he pays attention. “Te amo, mommy,” he says through the phone. Continue reading
Cuban asylum seekers who have had a clear path to legal status in the United States since the 1960s are now finding that route blocked by the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, according to lawyers representing Cuban nationals. Continue reading
The United States has reached at least preliminary agreements with Honduras and El Salvador as well. Most of the increased immigration the past two years has come from those two countries along with Guatemala, each of them impoverished and plagued with some of the highest murder rates in the world. Continue reading
The Chicago Tribune reports that Cook County and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights sued to block the new rules, claiming the public benefits rule “would have imposed real and irreparable harm to Cook County and the people who call it home.” Continue reading
The move will return the border resolution to Congress, which is unlikely to garner the votes needed to override the veto.