Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Graham announces new immigration bill that advocates say would harm migrant children

A new bill from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) would harm undocumented immigrant children by detaining them for longer periods and allowing immigration officials to send them back to life-threatening situations in their home countries. Immigrant rights advocates argue the legislation wouldn’t even achieve its stated purpose: deterring undocumented families from coming to the U.S. Graham […]

White House had secret plan to arrest and deport thousands of migrant families

Department of Homeland Security officials considered a secret White House plan to arrest thousands of undocumented migrant parents and children in coordinated raids across the U.S., but the idea was tabled due to a lack of resources, reported The Washington Post and The Associated Press. The massive operation was intended to deter people from crossing […]

Attorney General Barr rules asylum-seekers must be detained during deportation proceedings

Attorney General William Barr said in a new ruling issued Tuesday that asylum-seekers who are able to demonstrate a “credible fear” and are then sent to full deportation proceedings are not eligible to be released on bond. The ruling, which will go into effect in 90 days, states that a previous decision allowing for asylum-seekers to be released […]

ICE arrests more 280 immigrants employed by CVE Technology Group in Allen, Texas

Federal immigration authorities arrested more than 280 employees of a Texas company in what officials said was the biggest single workplace raid in a decade. The investigations unit of ICE said the employees of CVE Technology Group Inc. in the city of Allen, north of Dallas, were arrested on administrative immigration violations and that they […]

Judge threatens to hold Session in contempt after attempted deportation

Yesterday a federal judge threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt after discovering that the Trump administration attempted to transfer a woman and her daughter out of the country while an appeal hearing for their deportation was underway. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan granted a request from the ACLU for an emergency order […]

Supreme Court delivers another blow to the Trump Administration with Gorsuch’s help

The Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a provision of federal law that requires the mandatory deportation of immigrants who have been convicted of some “crimes of violence,” holding that the law is unconstitutionally vague. Justice Neil Gorsuch joined with the more liberal justices for the first time since joining the court to produce a 5-4 […]

Ted Cruz Wants To Deport All 12 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Heading into the Nevada Republican caucus, the most diverse presidential contest this year, Ted Cruz has vowed to use federal immigration officers to round-up and deport all 12 million undocumented immigration in the U.S. “Yes, we should deport them,” Cruz told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. “We should build a wall, we should triple the Border […]

Latino Lawmakers Denounce Immigration Raids

In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security’s latest batch of raids and deportations of undocumented immigrants in which 121 individuals were arrested and removed from the United States many prominent Latino lawmakers in Congress and Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton are denouncing the Obama Administration’s actions and calling for a halt to […]

Comentarios from Maria: Executive Actions-An Important Victory

We know that members of the Republican Party have made every effort to block any action to relieve the situation of the undocumented community in this country. We must not forget that the people that Republicans want to continue to suffer under the current immigration laws are the same people who came to this country […]

Trump to Appear at USHCC Q&A Session

Businessman Donald Trump is set to participate in a candidate question and answer session with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) on October 8th following appearances by other presidential candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. The news comes after Trump and USHCC […]