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Rodney Scott named Border Patrol chief as Provost leaves her post

"Chief Provost has served the United States Border Patrol and CBP with distinction, taking on and succeeding in challenging roles throughout her career," former acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told CNN ...

A Trump Administration Proposal Is Scaring Immigrant Families Away From Public Benefits

The pending rule changes, which will affect green card and visa applicants, are already hurting people, a new study found. ...

Op-Ed: Why I resigned as an immigration judge

I have been an immigration lawyer dedicated to fairness and due process for immigrants my entire career. In 2015, convinced that my 18 years of experience as an advocate would make me a good immigration judge, I applied ...

Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them

It has long been an open secret that some farms survive by relying on an undocumented labor force. Now, tough immigration enforcement has caused a crisis. ...

Trump’s harsh immigration tactics aren’t working. Migrant crossings are soaring

More fundamentally, the current system hasn’t worked for years, and under Trump’s enforcement strategy it has gotten worse. It’s a big ask, but Congress and the president need to work together to develop a more capable s ...

AN IMMIGRANT JOURNALIST FACES DEPORTATION AS ICE CRACKS DOWN ON ITS CRITICS

Over the last year, a handful of activists from New York to Washington state have found themselves in the crosshairs of ICE. In some cases, like Duran’s, they’d had little to no contact with the agency for years, then fo ...

The Trump administration is also punishing legal immigrants. Here’s how.

The first thing you need to know is that when her first child was born, five years ago, Maria had trouble breastfeeding. ...

150 immigrants arrested by US agents in Southern California

The agency says approximately 90 percent of those apprehended Sunday through Tuesday have criminal convictions and about 40 percent were previously released by local law enforcement agencies despite federal detainers. ...

Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance

“Under long-standing federal law, those seeking to immigrate to the United States must show they can support themselves financially,” DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement, adding that the proposed changes w ...

The Trump Administration’s New Immigration Proposal Is Nothing But Pure Cruelty

Under the proposed new rule, use of public benefits including food stamps, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers will be considered “heavily weighted negative factors” in green card applications, incentivizing low-inc ...

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