Monthly Archives: April 2016

Clinton-era Immigration Laws “Ripped Apart” Families, Human Rights Watch Says

According to a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), Clinton-era immigration laws “have subjected hundreds of thousands of people to arbitrary detention, fast-track deportations and family separation.” Human Rights Watch is calling on the U.S. Congress to repeal provisions in … Continue reading

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Fingerprinting Parents of Child Immigrants Debated by US Agencies

With a new, incoming wave of unaccompanied Central American children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border into the country, immigration enforcement officers in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have suggested taking fingerprints of all people claiming custody of said children. The proposal, … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigration to be top Issue in November Elections

  With the rise in both the overall immigrant population in the United States, then increased inflow of illegal immigration coming into the country, and according to polls by Florida Latino voters, immigration is set to be the one of … Continue reading

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Immigrants Mobilizing on Immigration Issue

  As the elections approach, data shows a growing movement of around 8.8 million immigrants becoming eligible for naturalization in time for the 2016 presidential election. This election stands out amongst the rest with the widening gulf between Democrats and … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Exaggerated Benefit of Arizona Immigration Law

  On March 30 of this year, Republican runner Ted Cruz gave a speech at a GOP town hall meeting where he cited a Wall Street Journal article which claimed the state of Arizona, due to the passing of tough … Continue reading

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Immigration at the Supreme Court: Redux

  With United States v. Texas currently being tried before the Supreme Court, it serves well to fully understand the issues before the court and its impact on the future of American immigration policy. In November 2014, President Obama enacted … Continue reading

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Clinton Promises New Immigration Office

  Hillary Clinton announced on Wednesday she would create a new office called the “Office of Immigrant Affairs” if elected president. Clinton stated the office would create a dedicated place in the White House to coordinate integration policies across the … Continue reading

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Indiana Senate Panel on Immigration Invites Trump Adviser

  An Indiana Senate committee will examine immigration issues in the state according to the advice of two lawyers behind some of the strictest proposals against undocumented immigrants. One is Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the person who recently … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Accepts GOP Amicus Brief

  The House of Representatives, or more specifically, the GOP Amicus Brief filed a number of Republicans therein, have been granted approval by the Supreme Court of the United States to write an amicus brief and present it before them. … Continue reading

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Sanctuary City Debate Rages On

  The Sanctuary City of San Francisco takes center stage as representative for the greater national struggle between federal immigration officials and the various sanctuary cities opposing them through their detainee policies. San Francisco’s Sheriff, Vicki Hennessy, said Thursday that … Continue reading

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