Border Security

Limiting Immigration: It’s Not Just For ‘Racist’ Republicans

'It's the working people that have really been the most vulnerable'

Social Justice

Trudeau takes aim at ‘racist’ rallies, urges trust in immigration system

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians should maintain confidence in the immigration system even as thousands of asylum seekers continue to …

Canadian News

'We Oppose Immigration From Anywhere In The World,' Says Organizer Of Sunday's America First! Rally In OC

<b>LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA.com)</b> — Authorities are preparing for what’s expected to be a large anti-immigration rally in Laguna Beach on Sunday.<p>According to …

America First

'Merkel has to leave': German chancellor faces fight over immigration policy on her road to re-election

At the entrance of Annaberg-Buchholz, a picturesque former mining town in Saxony, an inscription on a makeshift chalkboard on a haystack did not bode well for the German chancellor: “Merkel has to leave”<p>A hundred yards away, campaign posters for the chancellor's CDU party dotted the lamposts of the …

Germany

Canada's Trudeau warns against entering country 'irregularly'

MONTREAL, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who once took to Twitter to welcome Syrian refugees into the country, said on …

Canada

Five things to know about Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Retired Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio (R) is back in the spotlight as President Trump considers pardoning him for a federal conviction.<p>Here are five …

Immigration

In January, President Trump vowed to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. It never happened

Five days after President Trump took office, he signed an executive order that promised a swift, sharp crackdown on illegal immigration — immediate construction of a massive border wall, quick hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and stepped-up deportation of undocumented migrants.<p>“Beginning …

Immigration

‘It’s a total mess’: GOP sheriffs reportedly under pressure from Trump to break the law

The White House is allegedly asking some sheriffs keep undocumented immigrants in local jails longer than is legally allowable under federal court …

Liberal View

U.S. Immigration screens for affiliations with nazis

Sen. Dick Durbin noted this week that the U.S. Immigration Services department screens for affiliations with nazis or totalitarian parties for anyone …

Politics

Another woman seeks sanctuary in Denver to avoid deportation to El Salvador

Araceli Velasquez, a mother of three who is originally from El Salvador, sought sanctuary last week after Immigration and Customs Enforcement …

Immigration

California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis, immigration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S.<p>Here's a look at some of the high-profile …

Business

Get tough on border, Tories urge Trudeau

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are pushing the Liberals to drop their welcoming tone on refugees entering Canada outside border posts, saying …

Canadian News

Southwest border apprehensions continue their big decline

A few months ago I put up a chart showing the decline in Southwest border apprehensions during the first three months of the Trump administration. I …

Immigration

Arrests of unauthorized immigrants across southwest border increase again in July

Arrests of unauthorized immigrants along the southwest border increased 16 percent in July from the previous month, marking the third straight …

Immigration

‘We should let people into our country’: Penn Jillette takes hard stand on sanctuary cities for ‘moral’ reasons

Entertainer and outspoken libertarian Penn Jillette came out strongly for sanctuary cities in a passionate defense on HBO’s <i>Real Time</i> Friday …

Liberal View

Federal Judge Schedules Hearing on Legality of DREAMer Program

Sign in favor of immigration reform are on display outside Judson Memorial Church on West 4th Street in New York CIty on June 5th, 2010. Image by …

Immigration

Driver in hit-and-run death of promising lawyer sentenced to 12 years in prison

Norlan Estrada-Reyes, a Honduran man who killed a young Denver lawyer in a hit-and-run in October, on Friday was sentenced to 12 years in prison, the …

Crime

US news | Page 263 of 6384 | The Guardian

Sardar Ahmad, Fulbright scholar from Afghanistan who has lived in the US and is now a Canadian citizen, held for five hours at US border<p>Published: 8:05 PM<p>Construction for Donald Trump’s proposed border wall hit a financial roadblock over low ‘existing funds and resources’ in the homeland security …

Immigration

Gov. Rauner Calls Immigration-Rights Bill Reasonable

<b>(CBS) —</b> In west suburban Aurora, Gov. Bruce Rauner had good things to say about an immigrant rights bill Friday, but he stopped short of saying if …

Bruce Rauner

Governor expected to sign bill protecting undocumented victims of and witnesses to crime

Governor Bruce Rauner is expected to sign a bill into law that offers protection to some immigrants in Illinois, and called that bill "reasonable" …

Immigration

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

A crazy week in the White House masks real policy changes in the administration.<p>Washington was jolted from its August recess this week after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly, President Donald Trump stoked racial tension by blaming “both sides” for the violence—and …

Politics

Pardon of Joe Arpaio would refute crux of immigration debate

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona politicians have invoked the "rule of law" for more than a decade as the guiding principle in pushing for tougher immigration laws, arguing that no one — no matter who you are — is above the law.<p>The rallying cry has become muted as President Donald Trump considers a pardon …

News (U.S.)

Flake hits Trump on immigration in NYT op-ed

Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake took on President Donald Trump’s immigration views in an New York Times op-ed published Friday, arguing that U.S. immigration policy must leave open the nation’s doors for those arriving without any advanced skill but with a willingness to work hard.<p>The …

Politics

US police chiefs are fighting the crackdown on “sanctuary cities”

The law-and-order president is angering a lot of the country's top law enforcement officers right now. The Justice Department has threatened to cut off federal grant funding to police departments that won't work more closely with immigration officers, and said it would bar some departments from …

Immigration

Trump’s immigration policies will devastate the Midwest

<i>John Austin is director of the Michigan Economic Center. Steve Tobocman is director of Global Detroit and co-chair of the Welcoming Economies Global Network.</i><p>Michigan and its sister Rust Belt states were ground zero in the 2016 election. The so-called blue wall collapsed in the face of President …

Opinion

Phoenix officials worry Trump’s rally could spark tensions in the streets

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — President Trump is pressing forward with plans for a large-scale political rally in Phoenix next week, despite pleadings from the city’s mayor and other elected officials not to hold a polarizing event while feelings remain so raw over the hate-fueled violence in …

News

Homeland Security, DEA conducting criminal investigation in Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY — Agents with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are conducting a criminal …

San Mateo County

‘We Can’t Just Pull Out Our Gun’: Border Patrol Alters Training

ARTESIA, N.M. — In a classroom on the campus of the Border Patrol Academy here at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Andrew Andrade, an instructor, is guiding a group of future Border Patrol agents through an intensive Spanish language-training course.<p>Across campus, Ryan Choi instructs …

Immigration

DEBATE: Is it acceptable that EU migrants will be able to enter the UK without border checks after Brexit?

DEBATE: Is it acceptable that EU migrants will be able to enter the UK without border checks after Brexit?<p>YES – Atul Hatwal, director of the …

Brexit

Australia demands equal immigration rights to EU citizens after Brexit

LONDON — Australia and other Commonwealth countries are demanding that their citizens should be granted the same rights as Europeans to live and work in the UK after Brexit, ahead of post-Brexit trade talks.<p>Julie Bishop, the Australian foreign minister told the Times newspaper that her colleagues …

Brexit