President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
In Washington, there is a conventional wisdom on North Korea that spans both parties and much of elite opinion. It goes roughly like this: North Korea is the world’s most bizarre country, run by a crackpot dictator with a strange haircut. He is unpredictable and irrational and cannot be negotiated with. Eventually this weird and cruel regime will collapse. Meanwhile, the only solution is more and more pressure. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?
The right to free legal advice usually given to criminals in the United States does not apply to detained immigrants with a deportation order.
Lawyers and activists fanned out to airports as President Trump’s travel ban went into effect. The State Department issued new guidelines on how to enforce the “close family” test on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.
The Supreme Court allowed parts of Donald Trump’s revised travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries to stand, for now.
Today, the US Supreme Court has partially ruled in favor of President Trump's travel ban, and will allow hearings of oral arguments in the case.
A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.
The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."