Monthly Archives: March 2017

Immigration Agents Round Up 84 in Raid

(ESPAÑOL) Immigration agents rounded up 84 people during a three-day operation in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. The operation ended Monday and targeted criminals residing in the U.S. illegally, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Seattle field office said in a statement. … Continue reading

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Chicago Man Shot by ICE Authorities During Raid

(ESPAÑOL) A Chicago man was shot after immigration agents stormed into a house on the city’s northwest side Monday morning during a raid. ICE officials acknowledged to DNAinfo.com that Torres was not the person they came to detain, declining to … Continue reading

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Austin Church Network Offers Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

(ESPAÑOL) There is growing fear in the immigrant community in Austin as President Donald Trump’s immigration and executive orders go into effect. And as more than 50 Austin area residents were detained in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation raids … Continue reading

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NH County Sheriff Pledges to not Participate in Immigration Raids

(ESPAÑOL) The Cheshire County, New Hampshire sheriff has refused to take part in the immigration raids. Sheriff Eli Rivera said there’s no question that immigration enforcement is a federal responsibility, and he has made it clear that his office won’t … Continue reading

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Florida Republicans Push Restrictive Immigration Policies

(ESPAÑOL) Florida Republican lawmakers are pushing more restrictive immigration policies, possibly encouraged by the president’s own reforms. The lawmakers are currently backing bills that target undocumented immigrants and some refugees by denying in-state tuition, forcing local governments to assist immigration … Continue reading

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Immigration Judges sent to California Border Immigration Centers

(ESPAÑOL) Immigration judges are being temporarily transferred to six detention centers on California’s border. The judges are being sent to the state’s border with Mexico in anticipation of putting president Trump’s directives into effect. The judges will be transferred to … Continue reading

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North Carolina House Panel Moves Forward Anti-Sanctuary Bill

(ESPAÑOL) A bill before the North Carolina judiciary moves forth. The bill, House Bill 63, would subject NC counties and cities found to be in violation of immigration law enforcement to a loss of a variety of state and federal … Continue reading

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ACLU Asking Congress for Hearings on Immigration Orders

(ESPAÑOL) The ACLU and over 130 other organizations have stepped forth with their challenge. The American Civil Liberties Union, along with 130 other civil rights and religious organizations, has requested for Congress to hold oversight hearings on Donald Trump’s executive … Continue reading

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Updates on Immigration This Week

(ESPAÑOL) A number of important updates on immigration have come about this week. For convenience’s sake, a number of these updates will be compiled into one blog post today. The first update is that Daniela Vargas, the DREAMer who had … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigration Plummets In Recent Months

(ESPAÑOL) Illegal immigration has seen a statistical drop in recent months. The administration’s Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly announced this Wednesday, considering it a signal that Trump’s tough policies are working. Mr. Kelly cites an increase in the … Continue reading

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