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He went on to say that we need more immigrants from places like Norway, one of the whitest countries on the planet. Jean Montrevil, a well-known community leader in New York City, was, indeed, taken out. "I just had my first wake-up in Haiti after 32 years," Jean told us on the "democracy Now!" news hour ...
Richard, a lonely, aging professor, sets out in a car from his Brooklyn apartment and collides with a vehicle being driven by Evelyn, an undocumented immigrant who happens to be driving her employer's car. She turns up at his apartment later that night, distraught and unintelligible, her Spanglish broken by ...

Three-quarters of Americans polled think the country an immigrant is from shouldn't matter in deciding whether they deserve to immigrate to the U.S., according to a new poll. A Quinnipiac University poll asks voters whether they think immigrants from certain countries deserve to immigrate to the U.S. more ...
While celebrating Mass on Thursday near the north Chilean port of Iquique, Pope Francis reminded his listeners that, in the Indigenous Aymara language, the city's name means "land of dreams." Iquique was once a booming mining town but is now better known for its beaches, earthquakes and as the ...

Central United Methodist Church declared itself last year a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants seeking refuge. Rranxburgaj is believed to be the first case of an immigrant in sanctuary in a Detroit church under the administration of President Donald Trump. ICE has what it calls a "sensitive locations" ...
"immigrants with criminal convictions essentially receive a double punishment," Das told me. "Even after they pay their 'debt to society,' they go through the process of facing deportation." Following his time in prison, Ragbir also spent nearly two years in immigration detention while his deportation case was ...
Before Colorado legislators repealed the state's "Show me your papers" law in 2013, which allowed peace officers to detain undocumented immigrants, thousands were detained and deported, many after being stopped for minor traffic infractions like driving without a license. The law was essentially ...
But some immigrant groups and elected officials believe the city's crackdown unfairly targets delivery workers -- many of them Asian, Latino and African-American immigrants -- with regulations that cut into their livelihoods. Fines for operating e-bikes are steep -- up to $500 -- and the bikes themselves ...
Since President Trump took office, the number of American churches willing to shelter undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation has grown to about 1,000 -- a small fraction of the Christian community. Special correspondent Duarte Geraldino meets one immigrant who has been welcomed by ...
Shelley said he's concerned that minority immigrants are increasingly being targeted, citing remarks Trump has made about African and Hispanic immigrants. Shelley was joined at the airport by other immigrant advocates and an official with the UAW, which has been supportive of Garcia. A spokesman for ...
The equation is unmistakable: as America ages, the older and blue-collar whites at the core of Trump's electoral coalition in 2016 need more working-age immigrants to pay the taxes that fund Social Security and Medicare. Without robust immigration, each American worker will need to support substantially ...
In other words, for every single TPS-receiving group, average incomes were above the poverty line: The typical TPS-country immigrant is not impoverished. Furthermore, notice the income bars of their home countries: extremely low. At one end of the tail, Somali immigrants only closed about half the income ...
In a White House meeting with members of Congress this week, President Trump is said to have suggested that the United States accepts too many immigrants from "shithole countries" in Africa and too few from countries like Norway. Those comments, relayed to NPR by people in attendance at the meeting ...
So what did Donald Trump accomplish besides adding a new word to the presidential lexicon by earthily sorting out those parts of Earth where immigrants should and shouldn't come from? For starters, prospects for a deal to protect young immigrants from deportation and prevent a government shutdown ...

Fear and Doubt Should Not Determine Response to immigrants, Pope Says ... Vatican CITY (Reuters) - Mutual fears between immigrants and their new communities are understandable, but must not prevent new arrivals from being welcomed and integrated, Pope Francis said on Sunday in a special ...
(AP) -- An immigrant from Thailand, his 6-year-old son and father-in-law were among the 20 people killed in devastating mudslides that brought tragedy and sorrow this past week to the idyllic coastal ..... The brothers, immigrants from Mexico, owned a gardening and landscaping business in Montecito.
Trump declares that a deal to protect immigrant 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead,' faults Democrats. Published 11 Hours Ago Updated 9 Hours Ago The Associated ... President Donald Trump says a program to protect immigrants brought into the U.S. illegally as children is "probably dead." The Republican president tweets that ...
"'Temporary' clearly does not mean 'forever.'" But comments by the president about certain immigrant groups have raised questions about the intentions of cutting programs like TPS. If these legal immigrants have helped the economy, what is the point of ending the program that keeps them here? Is it really ...
At the same time, the diversity visa program -- also known as the visa lottery -- has opened the door to immigrants from more peaceful places. Of the sub-Saharan immigrants who have become legal permanent residents, 17% came through the program, compared with 5% of the total U.S. immigrant ...
Arrivals"), which protects the children of immigrant parents who had entered the U.S. illegally. These young people did nothing illegal, made no choice to come here, and know no other home. They have been educated and trained within the U.S. Many of them are now entering our labor force with the skills ...
A Texas man pleaded guilty to human smuggling in the case of an unauthorized immigrant who died after being trapped inside a toolbox, officials said. Juan Enrique Escobedo-Moreno of Weslaco admitted smuggling the man in his tractor-trailer in October. The man died in a toolbox that measured 30 ...
"It's very common among the immigrants here to be cheated by a subcontractor, so we think it's important to defend labor standards in our city and not allow companies to hide behind subcontractors," Perez said. "These people are operating in our community so we think the community should be aware of ...
President Donald Trump, right, welcomes Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell of Ky., third from left, to the podium to speak during a news conference after participating in a Congressional Republican Leadership Retreat at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Also pictured is House Speaker Paul ...
The administration has already announced plans to end TPS for immigrants from several other countries, including Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan. And officials .... immigrant rights groups say it's misleading to use MS-13 as an excuse for any crackdown and note that many of the gang's victims are immigrants.
Undercounts in immigrant and ethnic communities could lead to less representation in Congress and state legislatures for those communities, among other problems; in Congress, such undercounts could unfairly skew the balance of power in the House away from urban areas and other regions with large ...
He says the Department came up with an agreement with Catholic Charities to enlist their help when human smuggling cases are uncovered. A deal that was struck after a similar incident in July of last year where 10 immigrants brought to Texas illegally suffocated in the back of a truck. On December 23rd, police were told ...
In response to the shrinking window of time, Washington-based immigrant rights organizations say that they are eager for a solution. "Passing the Dream Act legislation is the least Congress can do to show goodwill in the face the wave of attacks that immigrants have faced in the past year of Trump's ...
immigrants have substantial impact on the Minnesota economy. immigrants pay $3.7 billion in taxes every year. Immigrant-owned businesses employ nearly 53,000 people. immigrants held $10 billion in spending power in 2016. Minnesota has nearly 10,000 DACA-eligible recipients. Almost 92 percent of ...
Judge lowers bond for immigrant tracked down by ICE after speaking to media ... Gutierrez has money to pay and expects to do so Friday, said his lawyer, Stephen Robbins, after a courtroom hearing at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, where the 35-year-old Mexican immigrant is being held.
The campaign, which is also personal to GmbH's designers as both hail from immigrant parents, is also about their own definition of family. "For our SS18 campaign we wanted to really show the children of these immigrants that helped rebuild Europe after the war in all their beauty," reads the statement.
"The unauthorized immigrant population has become more settled, and as a result is aging," said Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Research Center. Estimates vary on how many undocumented immigrants lack insurance. The Kaiser Foundation estimates 39 percent are uninsured, while the Migration Policy ...
They are all aimed at ending programs that grant immigrants in unusual circumstances temporary permits to stay in the US. Their effects would not only have permanent implications for those affected, but for the US economy as well, immigrant advocates argue. Here's a look at each of the policies and who ...
A Muslim immigrant and her U.S.-born husband kill civilians. candidate Donald Trump's reaction was to propose a ban on all Muslim immigrants. Some refugees commit crimes. His reaction is to bar all refugees for 120 days and drastically cut refugee admissions after that. A diversity-visa immigrant ...
Now, we're grateful to have her support for our "I am an American Immigrant" campaign, in which we will introduce readers to individuals with similar stories--Latino and Hispanic immigrants who are making exceptional cultural, social and economic contributions to the Philadelphia area. Between February ...
Documents recently obtained by the Daily Beast reinforce the many problems with the Department of Homeland Security's attempts at surveillance of immigrants' social media posts. "social media vetting" is one part of the Trump Administration's program of "extreme vetting" of immigrants. The Obama ...
A woman holds up a sign outside the Capitol in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). San Diego (AP) -- The Trump Administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a ...
"As local officials, it is our obligation to ensure all of our residents' safety and well-being, including those of immigrants and their families," stated a letter signed by city leaders, including Dallas Mayor Michael S. Rawlings. "We are gravely concerned that failure to renew El Salvador's TPS designation will ...
Albuquerque, N.M. -- A federal judge has ruled that Iraqi immigrants detained by immigration authorities for more than six months, including an Albuquerque man, must be released Feb. 2 unless the government successfully objects with strong evidence showing risk of danger or fleeing. U.S. District ...
"The unauthorized immigrant population has become more settled in recent years, and as a result is aging," said Mark Hugo Lopez, director of global migration and demography at the Pew Research Center in Washington. (The Pew Charitable Trusts funds both the Pew Research Center and Stateline.).
Jobrani plays Fawz, an Iraqi immigrant who looks up to Mr. Trump, on the CBS sitcom about a doughnut shop in a gentrifying Chicago neighborhood. ... "There are some immigrants -- Middle-Eastern immigrants, some Iranians who support Trump -- and they have come up to me afterward and tried to ...
"All signs indicate that this is a down payment on a policy vision and agenda that will result in fewer immigrants entering the country and significantly expanded detention and deportation ... illegal immigrant parents who paid to have their children smuggled across the border are being identified for removal.
Juan Carlos Hernandez Pacheco's wife, Elizabeth Hernandez, looks through mail before handing the letters to him at the La Fiesta restaurant in West Frankfort April 11, 2017. Until recently, she was a waitress at the restaurant that he manages and the couple met. She is presently working at La Fiesta's ...
Homeland Chief: Wait and See on Citizenship for immigrants. The Homeland Security Secretary said the Trump Administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for young people, but emphasized no decision on that issue has been made and a border wall ...
The Trump Administration's malice toward immigrants isn't only evident in harsh deportation and other enforcement policies. You can also see it in the White House's acts of gratuitous pettiness. Case in point: the recent declaration that it plans to revoke the work authorization of spouses of foreign techies on ...
No matter how or why immigrants come to Philadelphia, they often go through considerable life changes, feeling segregated into small semi-hermetic communities with limited opportunities for development. Just think of the strident anti-immigrant discourse we hear too often these days, that the media then ...
"Even as advocates, we know SB 54 is the floor and want to go much further," said Felicia Gomez, policy director for the California Immigrant Policy Center. "But it does lay out the groundwork to disentangle local law enforcement from federal law enforcement." One of the biggest impacts of the law that will ...
A 2016 report by the NYU Immigrant rights Clinic, where Das is the co-director, and the Black Alliance for Just Immigration found that although black immigrants represent about 7 percent of the non-citizen population, they make up more than 10 percent of immigrants in removal proceedings. Criminal ...


 

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