Monthly Archives: June 2017

Maryland City Bars Cooperation with Federal Immigration Authorities

  (ESPAÑOL) Rockville, Maryland, join a number of cities forbidding their police force from cooperating with federal immigration authorities. The Rockville City Council has narrowly approved an ordinance restricting police from cooperating with federal immigration authorities or asking residents about … Continue reading

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Immigrant Farmworkers Arrested After Demonstration

(ESPAÑOL) 2 immigrant farmworkers have been arrested and are being held on immigration charges after participating on a march calling for better pay and living conditions from Ben & Jerry’s. Mexican immigrants Yesenia Hernandez-Ramos and Esau Peche-Ventura were arrested Saturday … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Church Opens Immigration Center

(ESPAÑOL) An Oklahoma City church has opened an immigration center offering consultation and assistance to immigrants. The Immigration Center at Western Oaks Church of the Nazarene opened June 1 at 7901 NW 16, near the intersection of NW 16 and … Continue reading

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California Budget to Curb Immigration Detention

(ESPAÑOL) California’s new proposed budget measure takes aim at the ever-expanding immigration detention in the state. The state’s $125 billion budget — which is set to be approved Thursday — has a related measure to prevent local governments from signing … Continue reading

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DACA Program Continues Unabated

Credit:Coast-to-Coast (ESPAÑOL) Despite his promises, DACA continues in full effect under the current administration. Tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants have been granted work permits by the Trump administration under the Obama-era deferred-action program that President Trump had promised to … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Strikes Down President’s Travel Ban

(ESPAÑOL) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit struck down President Trump’s travel ban today. President Trump’s effort to restrict travel from six predominantly Muslim countries suffered another in a string of legal setbacks Monday when a second … Continue reading

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Reprieved Illegal Immigrants Targeted for Deportation

(ESPAÑOL) Illegal Immigrants previously granted a reprieve under Obama’s administration are back in the sights. The Trump administration has moved to reopen the cases of hundreds of illegal immigrants who had been given a reprieve from deportation, according to government … Continue reading

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Immigration Changes Worry Indian Tech Workers

(ESPAÑOL) Indian tech students in America are worrying new “America first” immigration changes may affect their futures. In order to work in the United States, educated foreigners must get a type of temporary work visa called an H-1B. This has … Continue reading

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San Antonio and Austin File Suit Against Texas SB4 Immigration Bill

(ESPAÑOL) The debate over the immigration bill SB4 in Texas comes to a head as the cities of San Antonio and Austin entered litigation yesterday. The cities of San Antonio and Austin announced on Thursday they have joined the fight … Continue reading

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