Monthly Archives: April 2017

Judges Oppose Trump’s New Immigration Policies

(ESPAÑOL) New legal rulings aim to undercut Trump’s immigration policies. The latest ruling, issued Tuesday by a federal judge in San Francisco, blocks the new administration from threatening to revoke funds from cities that don’t cooperate with federal efforts to … Continue reading

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Volunteers Help Immigrants in Immigration Court

(ESPAÑOL) More reports arise of immigrants in immigration court being assisted by volunteers. Whether they have been around for a while or are a new occurrence due to the political climate, more attention has been centered recently on hundreds of … Continue reading

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Sanctuary City Mayors Protest Immigration Ultimatum

(ESPAÑOL) Sanctuary city mayors protest the most recent announcement by the Trump administration last Friday. Last weekend, the Justice Department told local government officials to share immigration information by June 30 of people arrested in their local jails or risk … Continue reading

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First Alleged Deportation of DACA Recipient

(ESPAÑOL) The first deportation of a DACA recipient could have already occurred. The National Immigration Law Center sued the federal government Tuesday in San Diego to obtain records and information on Juan Manuel Montes, who was detained by the Border … Continue reading

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Promises to Secure Border

(ESPAÑOL) Attorney General Jeff Sessions called Tuesday for the protection of America’s border. The country’s top law enforcement official also declared: “This is a new era, this is the Trump era.” Sessions met with law enforcement, members of the military … Continue reading

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New Immigration Detention Center Planned in Houston

(ESPAÑOL) The Presidential Administration greenlights a new immigration detention center in Houston. A private-prison company that has for years been in the crosshairs of immigrant rights groups announced Thursday it will build a $110 million detention complex in the Houston … Continue reading

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Culver City Police and Other Manuals Encourage Profiling for Immigration Arrests

(ESPAÑOL) Culver City police say their officers don’t enforce federal immigration law. The City Council declared the town a so-called sanctuary city last month, promising to protect the public safety of all city residents, regardless of immigration status. But the … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Suspends Sanctuary Cities Publication

(ESPAÑOL) The Trump administration will temporarily stop publication of a weekly report spotlighting sanctuary cities and counties. The report, required by an executive order signed by President Trump in January, shows localities that decline requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to … Continue reading

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Twitter Protects Anonymity of “Alt Immigration” Account

(ESPAÑOL) Twitter is suing the Department of Homeland Security to protect the anonymity of the owner of the “Alt Immigration” Account. The lawsuit from Twitter alleges that DHS demanded to know the name, login information, phone number, mailing address and … Continue reading

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Immigration Fraud On the Rise

(ESPAÑOL) Immigration fraud is on the rise in the new climate of immigratory uncertainty. More people are reporting paying anywhere from $500 to $5,000 to mysterious immigration assistants who only for the person inexplicably vanished. Defrauding the undocumented has endured … Continue reading

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