President Trump had threatened to veto the bill — which shielded the young immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in border security — because it did not include the curbs on legal immigration he sought.
Our research shows that when donor governments take a more restrictive stance on migration, they are likely to cut overall aid. They are also likely to direct remaining funds more heavily toward recipient countries that send large numbers of migrants to the donor.
If the TPS program ends in September 2019, as currently planned, there are concerns that a drop in these remittances could result in increased poverty in El Salvador. In 2017, Salvadorans sent back an estimated $5.02 billion, 18.3 percent of the country’s GDP, the third-highest share in Latin America behind Haiti and Honduras, which are also TPS countries.
It was almost lunchtime inside the country’s largest kosher slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, on May 12, 2008. The meatpackers, mostly migrants from Guatemala and Mexico, wore earplugs to block out the noise of the machinery and couldn’t hear the two black helicopters hovering overhead or the hundreds of armed federal immigration agents closing in around them until the production line stopped. One worker tried to flee with his knives, stabbing himself in the leg when he was pushed to the ground. “They rounded us up toward the middle like a bunch of chickens,” a 42-year-old Guatemalan worker later recalled. “Those who were hiding were beaten and shackled.”
En el año 2000, aplicó a una ‘green card’ patrocinada por ella misma al alegar sus habilidades extraordinarias como modelo, según dijo Wildes en plena campaña presidencial en 2016. Fue en 2001, cuando ya conocía a Trump, que alcanzó el estatus de residente permanente. Se hizo ciudadana en 2006, un año después de su matrimonio con el entonces magnate del mundo inmobiliario.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs have been living in the United States with green cards and have been frequently spotted in Washington since their son-in-law assumed the presidency.
The next immigration battle might be right around the corner.
A New York civil rights group on Tuesday sued Trump administration officials over what it called prolonged detention of immigrant children, blaming recent shifts in U.S. government policy for keeping children locked up without cause.
Immigration was a major issue in elections here in November and December. The winner was Sebastián Piñera, a 68-year-old center-right billionaire who was president from 2010 to 2014 and will take over in March. Mr. Piñera blamed immigrants for delinquency, drug trafficking and organized crime. He benefited from the support of José Antonio Kast, a far-right politician who has been campaigning to build physical barriers along the borders with Peru and Bolivia to stop immigrants.
In Texas, a rancher has accused the Border Patrol of trespassing after he said he found a surveillance camera the agency placed on his property.
The restrictions on what attorneys could tell young detainees were communicated this month by the nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice, which said it acted at the direction of a Department of Health and Human Services employee.