Most immigration policies impact all Americans, not just the ones who moved here from another country. This is especially so when it comes to matters of public safety.
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This undocumented immigrant, without a criminal record, must fly on August 17 back to Guatemala, even though his sons and his wife are American citizens.
The mother of the siblings said she made the decision to have them brought to the US by a female "coyote" because of the lack of security in Guatemala.
South Florida domestic activists gathered in front of an Immigration building to clothe undocumented Honduran Reyna Gomez, facing the possibility that she was the victim of one of the so-called "silent raids," which did not happen.
Her lawyers have been granted an "emergency stay," while a court reassesses her case.
This lawyer has lived as an undocumented immigrant in the United States for years, even receiving her license to practice. Although she could be deported at any time, she has decided to fight for those in her same circumstances.
Entre los diez inmigrantes fallecidos se ha identificado a un 'Dreamer' de 20 años que había sido deportado a Guatemala por cometer crímenes.
Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has managed to get favors from the counties: paying them daily for the number of undocumented people remaining in custody.
A civil organization has decided to sue ICE for the unconstitutionality of its arrest warrants.
Community and religious groups today urged Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign "as soon as possible" the Trust Act that will turn the state into a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.
During the vote today, Congress will evaluate two laws that aim to combat undocumented immigration from two fronts: sanctuary cities and deportation.
On Thursday the House of Representatives is scheduled to hold two "crucial votes" on immigration and national security bills, both sponsored by Republican Congressmen Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. One of the bills, dubbed Kate's Law, is designed to increase the penalties for immigrants convicted of certain crimes who, after being deported, have returned to the US illegally.
Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.
My fellow Americans, I have to ask: What happened to good manners? When did being civil go out of style? When did we decide that kindness equals weakness? When did the idea of conducting yourself well -- especially in public -- become quaint?
That is the decision that many immigrant women must make in the Trump’s new America.
About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.
Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic governor of Virginia, has used his position to pardon the Salvadoran immigrant for driving without a license in 2013, hoping to prevent her deportation. Two days later, ICE rejected her appeal.
On May 14, Ariel Vences-Lopez was arrested by ICE after being questioned about his immigration status aboard a train in Minneapolis. His deportation was scheduled for May 23.
Report by Penn State Law documented the deplorable conditions and the failure to provide adequate medical care to detainees with health issues and warns Trump’s desire to expand capacity would make it worse.
A mother of two, Liliana Cruz was detained in 2013 for driving without a license, given that Virginia does not issue them to undocumented migrants. ICE insists everyone who has violated immigration laws may be subject to arrest, detention and expulsion.
A couple of undocumented Mexicans fear being deported and failing to achieve the same means and benefits outside the United States, to ensure a minimum quality of life for April, their daughter with cerebral palsy.
According to national analysis, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% during the new administration, although not all are deported.