Monthly Archives: February 2017

Immigrants take Measures In New Political Climate

(ESPAÑOL) Immigrants everywhere take measures to deal with the new political climate. Although the new immigration policies have not come into full force and the ICE raids are still little more than routine, everyone fears the worst for the future. … Continue reading

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New Immigration Order Redux

(ESPAÑOL) With the Mexican wall on the drawing board and the first immigration order fiasco, America prepares itself for its promised immigration overhaul. Now that the administration has delivered a more comprehensive immigration plan, we have an opportunity to analyze … Continue reading

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That Police Officer Could be an ICE Agent

(ESPAÑOL) Would you open your door to a police officer if he was actually an ICE agent? Although you do not have to open your door to either of them, unless you called them or they have a warrant, this … Continue reading

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Arpaio Successor Rescinds Immigration Practices

(ESPAÑOL) For years, immigrants being released from jails in Phoenix, Arizona, would routinely be kept locked up an extra couple days to give federal authorities time to check their immigration status and launch deportation proceedings. It was a policy put … Continue reading

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NJ Democrats Propose Reimbursing Sanctuary Cities

(ESPAÑOL) Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey introduced bills this week calling on the state to reimburse sanctuary cities that lose federal funding. And on Wednesday, Assemblyman John Wisniewski introduced legislation designating New Jersey a “sanctuary state,” generally preventing law enforcement … Continue reading

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Rise in Refugees Entering Canada Through American Border

(ESPAÑOL) In Manitoba, Canada, groups that specialize in helping refugees say the pace of arrivals has quickened since Donald Trump became president and banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. Refugees who spoke with The Associated Press cited Trump’s order and … Continue reading

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ICE Launches Immigration Raids Across Country

(ESPAÑOL) Federal immigration authorities launched a new wave of raids and other actions in several states over the past five days aimed at sweeping up people who are in this country illegally. It’s not known how many people were rounded … Continue reading

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NC House Bill Targets Sanctuary Cities

(ESPAÑOL) Republican legislators in North Carolina are allegedly trying to cut off state funding for sanctuary cities that refuse to enforce federal immigration policies. Four GOP House lawmakers filed a bill Wednesday that would withhold tax revenues from beer and … Continue reading

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GOP Senators Propose Curbing Legal Immigration

(ESPAÑOL) As the immigration debate continues, two Republican senators proposed a bill concerning legal immigration. Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia argue the current amount of legal immigration is bloated with low-skilled labor and has contributed … Continue reading

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Trump Asks for Appeal of Seattle Judge’s Injunction of Immigration Ban

(ESPAÑOL) President Trump has formally asked a federal court to overturn a Seattle judge’s injunction halting his immigration ban, after a day in which he criticized the judge’s ruling as “ridiculous” and a “terrible decision.” In a short notice of … Continue reading

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