Immigration Law

In Tussle Over Federal Dollars, Oregon Says It's Following Immigration Law

In a letter sent Tuesday, Oregon sought to assure the federal government that the state is in compliance with federal immigration laws.<p>The letter was …

Oregon

Appeals court argument set for Texas immigration law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans planned to hear arguments Tuesday on a Texas law cracking down on so-called “sanctuary …

Judiciary

The First Amendment and Soliciting Crimes of Migration | Take Care

<b>By Daniel I. Morales, Associate Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law</b><p>A federal criminal statute makes it a felony to “encourage or …

Law

Apple’s Tim Cook Pledges Full Cooperation with Trump Immigration Law

In defending Apple’s recent pro-censorship activities in China, Tim Cook pledged to obey the law everywhere, including the United States. <br>FILE – In …

Conservative View

Mexico Argues Texas Immigration Law Will Harm Relations

A Texas law banning sanctuary cities would harm diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Mexico, Mexico argues in a brief submitted to the appeals …

Immigration

Conditional sentences don’t count as jail time in immigration law: Supreme Court

Equating time served in the community with time spent in jail opens up the door to absurd possibilities within immigration law, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday.<p>In an unanimous decision, the court said conditional sentences do not count as jail time when it comes to deciding whether …

Immigration

Second judge rules against latest entry ban, saying Trump’s own words show it was aimed at Muslims

A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Trump’s entry ban, asserting that the president’s own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was akin to an unconstitutional ban on Muslims.<p>U.S. District Judge …

Travel Ban

U.S. judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United …

Donald Trump

Conditional sentences aren’t jail time in immigration law: Supreme Court

OTTAWA — Equating time served in the community with time spent in jail opens up the door to absurd possibilities within immigration law, the Supreme …

Immigration

Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.<p>U.S. District Judge Theodore …

Judiciary

Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.<p>The open-ended ban, announced last month, targeted people from Iran, …

Immigration

US judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

Filed under: News, US, Courts/Legal<p>SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | …

U.S. Supreme Court

Judge refuses to lift freeze on Trump administration policy

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. district judge in Chicago on Friday denied a request by the U.S. Department of Justice to lift a national freeze on a Trump administration policy that seeks to withhold public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that don't agree to tougher enforcement of U.S. …

News (U.S.)

Justice Department warns cities on immigration law

CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants that help pay for public safety equipment.<p>A Thursday Justice Department statement names Chicago, …

News (U.S.)

Justice Department gives sanctuary cities 'last chance' to prove immigration law compliance

The Justice Department said Thursday that five U.S. jurisdictions have one "last chance" to prove over the next two weeks they are in compliance with …

Immigration

Watch: The Punjabi-Mexicans of California represent the unlikely union of two communities

Restrictive immigration laws and cultural similarities brought them together<p>In a twist of immigration law fate, men who’d emigrated from the Punjab …

Culture

Germany's 1st immigration law tops govt. agenda

<b>Some top members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and possible coalition partners have supported the idea of an immigration law</b> …

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Lawsuit filed against Trump’s ‘cruel’ Muslim travel ban

Lawyers representing Muslim groups have filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump’s travel ban against mainly Muslim-majority countries which …

Middle East

Supreme Court has option to duck travel ban ruling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration's announcement on Sunday that it is issuing new travel restrictions on people entering the United States from eight countries could lead to an upcoming Supreme Court case on its previous more controversial ban ending in a whimper rather than a …

News (U.S.)

AfD, CDU, SPD: Where do German parties stand on refugees, asylum and immigration?

Since Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the borders to refugees in 2015, asylum and immigration topics have dominated German politics. Where do the …

World News

How will the Trump administration affect US immigration?

Image Credits: Pixabay<p>If you are considering emigrating to the United States and are wondering how the Trump administration may affect your …

Immigration

Al Franken - Did Reagan and H.W. Bush issue actions similar to DACA, as Al Franken said?

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Did Reagan and H.W. Bush issue actions similar to DACA, as Al Franken said?<br>Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., took to …

Immigration

Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for immigration program

President Trump said Tuesday he’s eager to solve the challenge of illegal young immigrants “with heart and compassion,” but he could not allow former …

Immigration

The Trump administration is officially ending the DACA program

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump Administration has decided to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or …

Immigration

Chaffetz: Obama Disregarded Law When He Approved DACA

'We’re a nation of laws.'<p>As the nation braces for an expected debate over President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood …

Conservative View

Barack Obama slams Donald Trump as 'cruel and wrong' for scrapping amnesty for Daca Dreamers

Donald Trump has been slammed as "cruel and wrong" by his predecessor Barack Obama.<p>In a rare public intervention since he left the White House, Obama …

Immigration

Read the full statement from President Trump on ending the DACA program

<i>President Donald Trump released a statement Tuesday morning explaining why he is phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, which shields nearly 800,000 young people from deportation.</i><p><b>Are you a DACA participant? We want to hear from you »</b><p>***<p><b>Statement from</b> …

Immigration

Blocking a Bad Immigration Law in Texas

Anyone watching the storm devastation in Texas had to be stirred by the mix of resilient victims and valiant rescuers — a mix of people from all backgrounds united in a struggle for survival. The heroic images of community resolve could not have been a more apt backdrop for the decision by a …

Immigration

Federal judge blocks Texas immigration law

A federal judge in Texas blocked the bulk of the state’s immigration law targeting sanctuary cities on Wednesday, a victory for civil rights groups and Democratic-led city governments that oppose the measure.<p>The order came two days before a Sept. 1 deadline to implement the new law, which seeks to …

Immigration

Arpaio pardon could encourage more civil rights violations - Salon.com

President Donald Trump pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who illegally used racial profiling to enforce immigration laws, on Aug. 25.<p>It’s true, Trump has the legal power to pardon pretty much anyone. But pardoning Arpaio could send the message that state and local officials can …

Liberal View