US immigration

Mother of four deported to Mexico despite having no criminal record

 04/20/2017 - 04:27
Maribel Trujillo and her family. Screenshot

Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the US held for more than two months

 04/12/2017 - 03:21
Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez
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Lawyer of reporter Martín Méndez says his detention reflects new Trump's policy is targeting all Mexicans.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:15am
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Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez

US strengthens measures against undocumented migrants

 04/12/2017 - 02:39
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Donald Trump administration will send more immigration judges to detention centers on the border with Mexico and greater efforts will be made to punish undocumented migrants who reenter the country after being deported.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:30am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams

'Dreamer' Daniel Ramirez Medina released from detention

 03/31/2017 - 05:06
A protester holds a sign demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017.

Judge released a beneficiary of DACA program arrested in Seattle on illegal immigration charge

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:45am
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A protester holds a sign demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017.

Trump administration orders 'increased scrutiny' for visas

 03/24/2017 - 05:01
 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 4:45am
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 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

As Vigilance on US Border Rises, Migrant Smugglers Up Rates

 03/24/2017 - 04:33
Photo provided on Mar. 23, 2017 showing a Border Patrol vehicle guarding the fence between Calexico, United States and Mexicali, Mexico. EFE/Beatriz Limon
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President Donald Trump's immigration policy has caused people smugglers known as "coyotes" to raise their rates to bring migrants into the US now that the routes are longer and have become more dangerous because of the increased border vigilance, undocumented immigrants say.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided on Mar. 23, 2017 showing a Border Patrol vehicle guarding the fence between Calexico, United States and Mexicali, Mexico. EFE/Beatriz Limon

British Muslim teacher denied entry to US on school trip

 02/21/2017 - 05:29
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The Guardian reports about British teacher Juhel Miah from south Wales, who was removed from plane in Reykjavik despite suspension of president’s travel ban

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:17am
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An anti-Trump protest this weekend in Los Angeles. Photo:  EFE/Felipe Chacón

Immigration case before SCOTUS: Explosive and fundamental

 04/16/2016 - 13:33
AL DÍA file photo.

No matter which way the Supreme Court decides, immigration has become one of those explosive issues, like civil rights, that has overflowed the bounds of normal politics, and has come to represent a fundamental battle over the nature and future of American society.

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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
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