President Trump’s order rescinding DACA supposedly was designed to give Congress six months to come up with legislation to take its place.
Facing a line of Capitol Police, more than 200 immigration activists wearing bright green armbands climbed the steps of the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. They raised their fists in solidarity with young undocumented immigrants known as DREAMers and began chanting in unison.
For starters, apprehensions of illegal immigrants are at a low point. ABC News reports: “During fiscal year 2017, there were a total of 310,531 apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol nationwide. That’s the lowest it’s been in at least 17 years.” That’s a result of unleashing and expanding the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) forces, although contrary to Trump’s representations, non-criminal illegal immigrants are being swept up at a stunning rate — more than 50 percent compared to last year, according to ABC News — often resulting in the separation of families.
They were trying to draw attention to the plight of the so-called Dreamers, whom Democrats and Republicans alike have said they wanted to help after President Donald Trump ended the deportation protection program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Even Trump, who frequently disparages undocumented immigrants, has expressed some sympathy.
La ciudad de Chicago, Illinois, admitió hoy que el indocumentado Wilmer Catalán Ramírez, detenido desde marzo por Inmigración, fue incluido por error en un banco de datos de pandilleros.
De los 13 participantes en el ayuno, 12 son beneficiarios de DACA que proviene de diferentes comunidades a través de California. Los nueve mujeres y cuatro hombres representan los sueños y aspiraciones de los inmigrantes a través de la historia.
Sin temor a ser arrestado Jorge Herrera, de 25 años de edad, lideró ayer un pequeño grupo de aliados que se apostaron frente a la entrada de un edificio en Los Ángeles, donde se ubica la oficina de la senadora demócrata por California Dianne Feinstein.
Llorosa y con el corazón destrozado, Yael Pineda reveló ayer la trágica noticia a un grupo de activistas proinmigrantes: su abuelita Osvelia Maldonado-Gómez sería deportada en cuestión de horas
A few dozen Fremont residents were crowded into a library meeting room to discuss the Costco chicken plant, a $300 million facility that broke ground this summer and will, starting in 2019, slaughter and ship nearly 400,000 birds a day, all raised by local farmers on strict contracts.
So when immigration officials came forward Tuesday to produce statistics showing an aggressive arrest record, they pointed to a focus on serious criminals. An AP Fact Check finds that arrests of people with criminal convictions are indeed up. But arrests of people without such convictions are up much more.
A group of 34 House Republicans on Tuesday asked Speaker Paul Ryan to act this month on legislation dealing with the 800,000 young immigrants brought to the United States as children and living here illegally.