Friday, October 18, 2019

MD Lt Gov Reaches Out To Latinos, Hears Immigration Policy Concerns

At the Hispanic Business Conference in Bethesda, MD, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford sought to make inroads with the state’s Latino community even as some in attendance signaled unease over the state administration’s recent decision to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and notify federal agencies when undocumented immigrants are set to be released from detention facilities […]

Guest Blogger: Kristian Ramos “President Obama’s Deferred Action: A Fair Compromise on Immigration Enforcement”

President Barack Obama’s move to prioritize the deportation of criminal immigrants, while giving exemplary undocumented immigrants the ability to remain in the country through deferred action, is smart and fair enforcement policy. In the face of increasingly clogged deportation courts, constrained budgets and pressure to fix our broken immigration system, the Department of Homeland Security […]

Arpaio Kicked Out of Federal Immigration Enforcement Program

The findings by the U.S. Justice Department that Sheriff Joe Arpaio violated the civil rights of Latinos in his pursuit of undocumented immigrants have led to the expulsion of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office from a federal immigration enforcement program. The program, part of the Department of Homeland Security, allows trained deputies to enforce immigration […]