Monthly Archives: November 2016

Polls Indicate Majority of Americans Don’t Want Undocumented Immigrants to Leave

(ESPAÑOL) Despite Donald Trump’s campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration, a majority of Americans would like to see undocumented immigrants stay in the country and get a chance to become citizens, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Potential Impact as Attorney General

(ESPAÑOL) Tougher immigration judges. More prosecution of low-level immigration-law violations. And a cut-off of some law enforcement funds to cities that don’t hew to a harsher immigration policy. Even without changing a single law, these are some of the major … Continue reading

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Florida Bar Warns About Notarios

(ESPAÑOL) The Florida Bar sent out a warning this week: Don’t get a nonlawyer, especially a notary (or notarios), to do an immigration lawyer’s job. The warning appears on the Florida Bar website in English and Spanish. Notary publics or … Continue reading

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Trump’s Immigration Stance Likely to Fuel Private Prison System

Copyright:3D_generator (ESPAÑOL) The population of the American private prison system is likely to rise for the first time in nearly a decade with President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to detain and deport millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally and … Continue reading

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Tech Sector Worries of Trump’s Immigration Policies

(ESPAÑOL) The U.S. tech sector was broadly opposed to the candidacy of Donald Trump, motivated by concerns from data privacy to telecom regulation. But the biggest concern may have been the potential impact of Trump’s immigration stance on tech staffing. … Continue reading

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Students Resist Trump Policies, Demand “Sanctuary Campuses”

 (ESPAÑOL) Students at college campuses across the country led walkouts on Wednesday, protesting the immigration proposals of President-elect Donald Trump and calling on their universities to protect undocumented immigrants. Through petitions and protests this week, students have asked universities to … Continue reading

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LAPD Will Not Deport Immigrants Under Trump

(ESPAÑOL) Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday that he has no plans to change the LAPD’s stance on immigration enforcement, despite President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to toughen federal immigration laws and deport millions of people upon taking office. … Continue reading

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Kamala Harris to Defy Trump on Immigration

(ESPAÑOL) Kamala Harris said Thursday that in her new role as California’s U.S. senator she will to do everything in her power to protect immigrants, both legal and those who entered the country illegally, and criticized Donald Trump’s demands for … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s 10-point Immigration Plan

(ESPAÑOL) President-elect Donald Trump’s tough stance against illegal immigration and pledge to enforce immigration laws became one of his most powerful rallying cries during his campaign for the White House. Trump supporters cheered him on as he vowed to end … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Expressed Support for “Amnesty” in 2011

(ESPAÑOL) Donald Trump expressed support for “amnesty” for some undocumented immigrants during a 2011 interview on Fox News. In an appearance in November of 2011 on “Fox and Friends,” Trump defended former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, then a candidate for … Continue reading

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