Immigration Law

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.)

Milwaukee County in compliance with immigration law

The U.S. Department of Justice says Milwaukee County is in compliance with immigration law and won't lose federal grants.<p>Milwaukee County was among …

Business

Theresa May expected to make concessions over 'Henry VIII' powers

PM likely to concede ground over powers that will allow ministers to tweak laws as they are transposed from EU to UK law, MPs say<p>Theresa May is likely to agree to a new parliamentary committee to help weed out excessive use of Henry VIII powers after Brexit as she seeks to head off a rebellion, …

Brexit

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

California adopts 'sanctuary state' immigration law in snub to Trump

Governor Jerry Brown signs California Values Act into law Legislation stops police from cooperating with federal immigration authorities<p>California has adopted the most expansive “sanctuary state” law in the US with the goal of obstructing Donald Trump’s deportation agenda by prohibiting police in …

Immigration

First German immigration law on agenda as Merkel seeks coalition

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and potential coalition partners have backed the idea of an immigration law as a possible way to help solve Germany's migrant policy jigsaw.<p>Merkel, who won a fourth term in a Sept. 24 election albeit with heavy …

World News

Fox News Poll: 83 percent support pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants

Large majorities of voters favor granting work permits or citizenship to illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, according to the latest Fox News poll.<p>Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients, or Dreamers, who do not apply for renewal in time will lose their …

Immigration

New travel ban leads Supreme Court to cancel Oct. 10 hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to restrict entry into the United States by residents of some mainly Muslim countries have been the subject of lawsuits almost since the moment he announced the first travel ban in January. The latest version of the ban, rolled out Sunday, is …

Business

Supreme Court puts off a final decision on Trump's new travel ban

The Supreme Court’s decision Monday to postpone arguments over the legality of President Trump’s travel ban is likely to send the controversy back to lower courts to consider his revised order, released Sunday.<p>The court canceled arguments that had been scheduled for Oct. 10 to consider whether …

Politics

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

Every Job I've Ever Had: Scopist, Immigration Law Clerk, Civil Rights Attorney

Photo credit: Janet Lindenmuth, CC BY 2.0.<p><b>Nanny</b><p>When I was 14, my mom replied to a want ad for a nanny on my behalf—and somehow, I got the job. I had …

Money

Right and Left Reacts to a Prospective DACA Deal Between Trump and the Democrats

<i>The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That’s why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not have seen.</i><p><i>Has this series exposed you to new ideas?</i></i> …

News (U.S.)

Jimmy Carter defends Trump on immigration decision

ATLANTA (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter is defending President Donald Trump’s latest maneuvers on immigration law.<p>Carter told a college student …

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter defends Trump's latest move on immigration law

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter is defending President Donald Trump's latest manoeuvrs on immigration law.<p>Carter told a college student forum …

Immigration

Carter defends Trump on immigration as deal is reached | The Province

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump has an unlikely defender of his approach to immigration law: former President Jimmy Carter.<p>Speaking to Georgia …

Canadian 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

A Chance for Congress to Get its Mojo Back

Posted: Sep 10, 2017 11:23 AM<p>When President Trump last week started a six-month countdown clock to end his predecessor's executive order protecting …

Conservative View

Did Reagan and H.W. Bush issue actions similar to DACA?

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., took to the airwaves to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, policy the Obama administration put in …

Immigration

A Truly Cruel President

If we want liberty we must have a republic as created by the Founders.<p>A few thoughts on DACA, the general welfare, and the law:<p>Obama did not enforce …

Conservative View

Law Professor: Don't Bash Trump Over DACA; What He Did Was ‘Paramount’ For Our System Of Government

There’s a lot of hysteria going on after the Trump administration decided on a gradual phasing out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …

Conservative View

President Trump's DACA Statement, Annotated.

"As President, my highest duty is to defend the American people and the Constitution of the United States of America. At the same time, I do not …

Immigration

Full Statement: Trump Explains Decision to Kill DACA

President Donald Trump issued a statement Tuesday explaining his decision to kill the DACA program — President Obama's 2012 immigration initiative that allowed undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain in the country — shortly after Attorney Jeff Sessions made the official …

Immigration

Statement from President Donald J. Trump

As President, my highest duty is to defend the American people and the Constitution of the United States of America. At the same time, I do not favor …

Immigration

Donald Trump Insists He Does “Not Favor Punishing Children” After Killing DACA | Deadline

President Donald Trump let Attorney General Jeff Sessions go in front of TV cameras to announce DACA is dead. Then the uncharacteristically …

Immigration

President Trump's statement on DACA

<i>The following is a statement issued by President Trump on the administration’s decision to wind down the Obama-era DACA program:</i><p>As President, my highest duty is to defend the American people and the Constitution of the United States of America. At the same time, I do not favor punishing children, …

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

Trump Unveils Strategy on Killing Obama's Executive Amnesty. It Doesn't Do The Trick.

On Tuesday, the Trump administration leaked out the new details of its proposal to end President Obama’s executive amnesty. The plan seems calibrated …

Conservative View

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