Monthly Archives: September 2017

Policy Advisers Circulate Hard-Line Immigration Proposals

(ESPAÑOL) Officials have been circulating a list of alarming hard-line immigration proposals throughout the administration. Said proposals, although only in draft form and official in no way, have worried officials who believed they had reached compromises in immigration reform with … Continue reading

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Maine’s Governor Orders County Sheriffs to Follow Immigration Order

(ESPAÑOL) Maine’s governor ordered the state’s 16 county sheriffs to detain immigrants upon request by federal immigration officers, or be fired. Gov. Paul LePage threatened Tuesday to remove elected sheriffs who reject requests from immigration officers to hold jail detainees … Continue reading

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ICE To Discourage Child Smuggling

(ESPAÑOL) The current administration is adjusting their strategy to prevent child smuggling spurred by re-entering illegal immigrants. Although part of the purpose of this repositioning is to deter illegal immigration, it also has the larger goal of discouraging families from … Continue reading

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NY Sheriff Instructs Deputies to Disregard Governor Cuomo’s Immigration Order

(ESPAÑOL) A New York Sheriff has instructed his deputies to ignore Governor Andrew Cuomo’s immigration order when it comes to dealing with suspected illegal immigrants. The executive order, signed on Friday, prohibits all state officials from disclosing a person’s immigration … Continue reading

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Pelosi Shouted Down by Protesters at Conference

(ESPAÑOL) Nancy Pelosi was shouted off stage during a news conference Monday while trying to gather support for pro-immigrant legislation. Pelosi was amidst finishing her presentation on the Dream Act when the commotion began. The measure would protect from deportation … Continue reading

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California Legislature Passes Sanctuary State Bill

(ESPAÑOL) California Democrats passed a sanctuary state bill on Saturday that would protect undocumented immigrants in the state. Said protection would come through limiting how much local and state police agencies can cooperate with federal immigration agencies. Although the bill … Continue reading

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Travel Ban Debate Continues In Court

(ESPAÑOL) A turning point approaches for Trump’s “Muslim travel ban,” with both sides of the discussion preparing for trial. The case is scheduled for oral arguments before the Supreme Court on October 10, with the travelling rights of six predominantly … Continue reading

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Congresspersons Give Input to DACA Replacement

Credit:shakzu (ESPAÑOL) Senators and Representatives are currently passing out proposals regarding the country’s post-DACA future. Some leaders assert that a fix or replacement for DACA must be paired with more comprehensive immigration reforms. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said “if we … Continue reading

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Illinois Policeman Sued for Detaining Immigrant Against Trust Act

(ESPAÑOL) Just a week after the ratification of the Trust Act, a McHenry County sheriff was sued for refusing to release an inmate under bail pursuant to the new law. The Trust Act, ratified by Governor Bruce Rauner last week, … Continue reading

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Massive Immigration Raids Suspended due to Disaster

(ESPAÑOL) Mere days after Trump’s announcement of DACA’s future demise, Homeland Security cancels its nationwide raids scheduled for the end of this month. With a target estimate of over 4,800 undocumented immigrants, this would have been the largest raid operation … Continue reading

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