Monthly Archives: January 2018

California’s Attorney General Worried of Extensive Immigration Sweeps

(ESPAÑOL) California’s attorney general said Wednesday he is concerned about open-ended immigration sweeps after worrying signals from ICE officials. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said while it is the federal government’s responsibility to protect the nation’s borders, the goal should be … Continue reading

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California Nonprofits Offer Caretaking Guidance to Deportable Parents

(ESPAÑOL) California groups are extending caretaking guidance for immigrants at risk of deportation. Growing stress and uncertainty in California’s immigrant community drove a group of attorneys, nonprofits and volunteers to offer free guidance to designate caretakers of children whose parents … Continue reading

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Government Resumes Acceptance of DACA Renewal Requests

(ESPAÑOL) The federal government said on Saturday that it would resume accepting requests for DACA renewal following stalled renewal talks. In a statement, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said that “until further notice,” the Obama-era program, Deferred Action for … Continue reading

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Known Activist’s Detention Sparks Immigration Protest

(ESPAÑOL) An immigration protest spontaneously occurred Thursday outside New York City’s immigration court, after word spread that Ravi Ragbir, a well-known activist had been detained by immigration authorities inside the building. City leaders said Ragbir passed out while in detention, … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Extends Hold on Deportation of Mistreated Somalis

(ESPAÑOL) A federal judge extended a temporary hold on the deportation of more than 90 Somalis arrested by immigration enforcement agents across the country in recent months. U.S. District Judge Darrin Gayles had already issued a temporary stay of deportation … Continue reading

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Salvadorans at Risk of Deportation With TPS at Stake

(ESPAÑOL) The Trump administration has until today to decide the fate of more than 260,000 Salvadorans who live in the United States under “temporary protected status,” or TPS. Salvadorans make up the biggest portion of TPS beneficiaries. And California is … Continue reading

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ICE Chief Warns Sacramento Sanctuary City, Mayor Responds

(ESPAÑOL) ICE’s chief took aim at sanctuary cities like Sacramento, stating that politicians who support limiting cooperation with federal deportations might belong in handcuffs themselves. “This isn’t the America I grew up in. We’ve got to take these sanctuary cities … Continue reading

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Jefe de ICE Advierte a Ciudad Santuaria de Sacramento, Alcalde Responde

(ENGLISH) El jefe de ICE advirtió a ciudades santuarias como Sacramento, declarando que políticos quienes apoyan limitar la cooperación con deportaciones federales podrían pertenecer esposados también. “Este no es la América donde yo me críe. Tenemos que lidiar con estas … Continue reading

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DHS Seeks Possible Restriction on H-1B Visa Extensions

(ESPAÑOL) The Department of Homeland Security is considering new regulations that would prevent H-1B visa extensions. The proposal, being drafted in memos shared between DHS department heads, is part of President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” initiative promised during … Continue reading

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Trump Tweets No DACA Deal Without Wall Funding

(ESPAÑOL) President Donald Trump said last Friday there will be no DACA deal without funding to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. “The Democrats have been told, and fully understand, that there can be no DACA without the desperately … Continue reading

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