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Immigrants Are Missed After Workplace Raid ... Last October, ICE Director Tom Homan announced a new push to crack down on employers who hire illegal immigrants. Homan said the goal was ... Beatriz, a U.S. citizen, grew up in Morristown as part of an immigrant family originally from Mexico. Because of ...
Nepalese immigrants were given the status in 2011 after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the country, leaving almost 9,000 people dead. Immigration hardliners within the administration have long promoted getting rid of TPS protections for immigrants. DHS announced in January that it would cancel the ...

On April 26, Wisconsin immigrant community leaders will hold a press conference in front of the Waukesha County Courthouse to discuss the efforts underway in southeast Wisconsin to organize a “Day without Latinxs & Immigrants” general strike and statewide march in Waukesha on May 1. The march will ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Newark Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin said he worries that reducing the number of immigrants, particularly refugees to the U.S., and ... “I think that remembering that and remembering that out of those immigrant communities came people like Marconi, who gave the radio to the world, and ...
The late Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, reportedly told a group of U.S. immigrants, “You, who are so-called illegal alien, must know that no human being is illegal. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beautiful of more beautiful, they can be fat or ...
... ten years of continuous physical presence, along with certain other factors, must be accrued before immigrants lacking two or more years of lawful residence, ... The statute states that when the government issues a “notice to appear” for removal proceedings, the NTA stops the accrual of an immigrant's ten ...

The main creator of this devised piece was Leila Buck, with support from Woodard and an ensemble of actors who, in creating their characters, drew on personal experiences as well as in-depth interviews with immigrants in the Cleveland area. Born to an American father and a Lebanese mother, Buck ...
NPR's Ailsa speaks to Natalie Barnes and her mother Paulette Wilson about how their family was shocked in 2015 to receive word from the British Home Office that Paulette was no longer considered a citizen and risked deportation to Jamaica where she was born after not have visited there for 50 years.
In the coming years, Wisconsin and other Midwestern states may need to rely more on immigrant labor than they have in the past. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that a net 1.3 million people had left the Midwest between 2010-2017, and the region has tended to attract fewer immigrants ...
Thus, UN data show that most of the sub-Saharan immigrant populations in the U.S. and UK come from countries where English is spoken. In fact, English is a language of importance in six of the 10 biggest source countries for sub-Saharan African immigrants in the U.S. and the UK: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, ...
Michigan established the Michigan Office for New Americans (MONA) in 2015 to attract global talent and provide resources for skilled, college-educated immigrants. MONA supports immigration and immigrant integration initiatives for the state. Nonetheless, how much do the residents of Michigan really ...
"It gave us an opportunity to reach out to the immigrant community," he said. "It gave the department and commission for that matter an impetus to be extremely proactive." Concerned that Trump's promises of mass deportations would heighten fears among unauthorized immigrants about reporting crimes, ...
The administration has also stripped basic privacy protections for many immigrants. And lawmakers have proposed loosening the tax laws to require precisely the type of information sharing that we're concerned about. Given this administration's all-out assault on our legal rights and our immigrant ...
Plus, there is Trump's obsession with the idea of immigrants flooding the US. He's insisted that immigration reform end the concept of what opponents call "chain migration." "Under the current broken system, a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives," Trump said during ...
Immigration has always been a central part of the American experience, and certain areas draw more immigrants than others. The US Census Bureau recently released its annual population estimates for each of the country's 3,142 counties and county equivalents. In addition to showing the estimated total population ...
I'm beginning to think Donald Trump has a punch card where he gets a stamp on his white supremacist membership card every time he makes an outwardly racist statement. I have always believed that 74 percent of the alt-right's ire is rooted in their obsession with brown people's penises. Their fear of back ...
Although during the raid on March 28 at the company TentLogix almost 30 immigrants were arrested, federal authorities insist that it was not an immigration raid but a “criminal search” conducted at the business. When agents arrived to serve the warrant, they found the group of undocumented workers, ...

ALBANY - Undocumented immigrants might be able to get driver's licenses in New York if a new bill is passed in the state Legislature. But the fate of the measure faces uncertainty before the legislative session ends in June. The fight over the proposal dates back more than a decade. Still, advocates for the ...
Immigrant advocacy groups praised the vote Wednesday, lauding it as a win for businesses, safety and health care by making it easier for immigrants to get to medical attention. The legislation still has to go through the Senate once more for approval of House amendments, but it appears to have a clear ...
Three Kansas men were convicted Wednesday of plotting to bomb an apartment complex where Somali immigrants lived and worshiped in Garden City, following a four-week trial in Wichita. Just a day after beginning deliberations, a federal jury found Curtis Allen, 50; Gavin Wright, 49; and Patrick Eugene ...
One of every two Australians is an immigrant, or the child of an immigrant. About a quarter of Australia's population is foreign born, roughly twice the rate of the United States. But immigration is a hotly contested issue, especially as Australia's cities have been growing rapidly without the infrastructure to ...
And if immigrant policy is a pure political party issue, which it isn't, you could make a case that the Democratic Party in 1975 was acting like the Republican Party today. Such a broad brush is completely unfair. Yet political hacks of both the red and blue persuasions do that painting with mega broad brushes ...
Over the decades, many immigrants to California saw field work as a stepping stone to improve their lives. .... When people arriving have relatively low levels of education, then the 'California Dream' is more typically achieved by the children of the immigrant generation that entered the farm workforce, ...
Troops are to be dispatched to America's border with Mexico to thwart further illegal immigration, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday. “I think that it's something that we have to do,” the president said in response to a question from a reporter at the afternoon event in the White House East ...
President Trump Threatens NAFTA and Foreign Aid to Honduras Over Immigrant 'Caravan' ... gets there,” wrote President Trump, referring to a caravan of immigrants reportedly traveling towards the U.S., organized by a humanitarian volunteer group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders.
The First Unitarian Universalist Church, which has campuses in Hillcrest and Chula Vista, has voted to become a sanctuary for immigrants who are trying to fight their deportation ... At the end of March, the Washington Post tallied about 40 known cases of immigrants living in churches to avoid deportation.
A Central American migrant woman gives water to a baby as the annual Migrant Stations of the Cross caravan sets up camp for a few days at a sports center in Matias Romero, Oaxaca state, Mexico, late Monday. (Felix Marquez / Associated Press). A big caravan of Central American migrants that has ...
The Facts Behind 'Caravans' of Immigrants. The President has used the occurrence of an annual human rights demonstration as a reason to deploy the military to the United States-Mexico border. By. Alex Kasprak. 3 April 2018. Brooke Binkowski. 116. On 9 April 2017, four months into Donald Trump's presidency, a group of ...
She was contacted by organizers since she provides legal advice to immigrants in Texas, where some of the caravan's migrants could end up in detention centers. "These are families — women, children, men, too — fleeing horrific violence," Gilman said. "They're fleeing crime, they are not criminals." ...
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are eligible for lower in-state college tuition. The hearing is set for Monday after the justices agreed in February to ...
A primary avenue for skilled immigrants to enter the United States is the H1B visa for specialty workers, which is heavily used by the technology industry. About 85,000 visas are issued annually in a lottery system. Some critics argue they are a way for companies to avoid hiring U.S. citizens; Trump himself ...
WASHINGTON -- A federal court in Washington has told the Trump administration that the government can't interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions. A judge issued an order Friday evening barring the government from "interfering with or ...
Even immigrants with secure legal status may be affected when family members are deported, he noted. Under Trump, non-criminal immigration arrests have doubled. The “totality of the anti-immigrant climate” threatens the stability of the workforce — and “the ability of older people and people with ...
Donald Trump says he wants more "merit-based" immigrants as opposed to those who arrive due to family ties, but his administration has taken steps to make life difficult ... The department estimates 710,000 immigrant visa applicants and 14 million non-immigrant visa applicants will be affected annually.
In 70 percent of the cities the researchers studied, crime rates stayed stable or fell while the immigrant population increased between 1980 and 2016. The 10 places with the largest increases in immigrants all had lower levels of crime in 2016 than in 1980. "We are not claiming that immigrants are never ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump says Mexico has "got to help us at the border." Trump says a lot of people are coming into the U.S. from Mexico because they want to take advantage of a U.S. program that protects "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation. Trump ended the ...
US President Donald Trump has reasserted his opposition to legalising the status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. He declared on Twitter that Republicans should "go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws [on illegal migrants] NOW". He accused Mexico of ...
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday declared "NO MORE" to a deal to help "Dreamer" immigrants and threatened to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the U.S. He claimed they're coming to take advantage of ...
According to data from the study, a large majority of the areas have many more immigrants today than they did in 1980 and fewer violent crimes. The Marshall Project extended the study's data up to 2016, showing that crime fell more often than it rose even as immigrant populations grew almost across the ...
There is a rising demographic force in North Texas — Indians, as in people from South Asia's largest country. It soon will be the earth's most populous nation, home to one of about every six people. In Dallas-Fort Worth as well as in the rest of Texas, political bloodhound Greg Abbott has the scent.
California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra announced criminal charges against a man who allegedly defrauded immigrants who were in the country illegally. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press). A Los Angeles man who allegedly defrauded immigrants who were in the country illegally as they sought lawful ...
The driver's license program is also available to immigrants who are legal U.S. residents, another fact that drew Senate Republican support for the measure. The GOP lawmakers said, as well, that troubles with the program were hurting farmers. The bill, sponsored in the Senate by Republicans Don Coram ...
Rick Perry misrepresented state-posted numbers and inaccurately claimed that thousands of Texas murders had lately been committed by unauthorized immigrants. More recently, Fox News commentator Sean Hannity drew our attention when he dipped into the same pool of figures on his March 7, 2018 ...
There was no federal immigration department and no border patrol. Visitors were not expected to carry passports or visas. To most Americans, the notion of an "illegal immigrant" would have elicited confusion. Young Trumpf likely faced a cursory examination to make sure he was not a "convict, lunatic, idiot.
These undocumented Mexican immigrants were arrested in the 1950s, as part of the largest mass deportation in American history. .... U.S. Border Patrol officer Richard McCown shows how he found Felipe Ramirez Perez, a 6-foot illegal Mexican immigrant, curled up on the engine beneath the hood of this ...
I guess at the future of the immigrant by applying probabilities of death or returning to a home country. I guess at the future descendants by using fertility rates for immigrants. I guess at the tax and benefit flows by taking some projection of government tax revenues and spending, and then applying the ...
Jones, wearing his signature cowboy hat, rattled off a list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants. “One lady, she was going to work at three in the morning and was killed by an illegal that hit her in the car and left her to die,” Jones said at the press conference. Jones didn't offer any more details of the ...
DETROIT (AP) - A newspaper review of federal records has found that the number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio has risen in the past year as President Donald Trump's administration has increased immigration enforcement. The Detroit Free Press reviewed data ...
Her play delves into the lives of immigrants from Poland, Belarus, Honduras, Afghanistan, and more. And so with queens—as she did with her previous play Cost of Living featuring stories of people with physical disabilities—Majok makes the too-often invisible people seen. An award-winning playwright, ...
Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., railed against his colleagues for once again striking a deal on a massive $1.3 trillion spending package that will fund the government through September without including relief for young, undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. "I'm voting against the omnibus ...


 

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