User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Deportation
Last updated: Nov 22 2017 07:05 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Build that wall’? It’s already going up — in the form of Trump’s actions and policies. 22.11.2017 Washington Post
Federal officials are wielding executive authority to assemble a bureaucratic wall that could be more effective than any physical one as the Trump administration works to reduce the number of foreigners living in the United States — those who are undocumented and those here legally — and overhaul the immigration system for generations to come.
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Given 18 months to leave the U.S., Haitians granted special status are shocked and disappointed, but also relieved 22.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Crown Heights, East Flatbush and Canarsie, home to large Haitian populations, some residents prayed. Others just hoped.

Some made appointments with lawyers. Some residents went underground. Others left the country.

“The community is in a total panic,” labor organizer...

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Judge restores DACA status for L.A. immigrant busted while giving teen a ride to border area 22.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A federal court in Los Angeles has ordered the United States government to restore the protected status of an immigrant in the country illegally who was arrested near the Mexican border earlier this year while giving a ride to a teenager who was later deported.

Jesus Arreola Robles, a beneficiary...

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Trial wrapping up in case that sparked immigration debate 21.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Jurors will consider dueling arguments Tuesday that either a homeless man killed a woman at a San Francisco pier by accident or while playing a sick game.

Lawyers offered both portraits Monday in closing arguments at the murder trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate. The defense was scheduled to finish...

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Is it OK to mention a person's immigration status in court? Washington state says no 21.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

With visa in hand, Alex Salas came to the United States from Mexico in 1989, moved to Seattle the following year, worked construction jobs, raised a family and paid his taxes. His visa expired in 1994 and he applied for citizenship, but didn’t follow up. He was living in the country illegally on...

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The Daily 202: Seven reasons to be suspicious of the DOJ lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying CNN 21.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The administration’s denials are full of wiggle room.
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Federal court rules that Trump's executive order targeting sanctuary cities is unconstitutional 21.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Federal court rules that Trump's executive order targeting sanctuary cities is unconstitutional
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Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019 21.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010....
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Thais hunt 20 ethnic Uighurs after detention centre breakout 21.11.2017 Hindu: News
In July 2015 over 100 Uighurs, who were initially detained with the group of escapees, were handed over to Chinese authorities and deported against their will.
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Federal judge blocks Trump’s executive order on denying funding to sanctuary cities 21.11.2017 Washington Post
District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco issued an injunction to permanently block President Trump’s executive order to deny funding to cities that refused to cooperate with federal immigration officials, after finding the order unconstitutional.
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U.S. ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians 21.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Advocates and members of Congress from both parties had asked the Trump administration for an 18-month extension of the program, known as Temporary Protected Status. Haitian President Jovenel Moise's government also requested the extension.
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Trump administration plans to end protected status for about 60,000 Haitian immigrants 21.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

The Trump administration says it will end the temporary status that shelters nearly 60,000 Haitians from deportation, saying the island nation has sufficiently recovered from devastating disasters to take its citizens back.

The so-called temporary protected status for Haitians will expire in 18...

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US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians 21.11.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation....
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Trump weighs in on border agent's death: 'Build the Wall!' 20.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever 20.11.2017 AP National
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans - the most ever in a single Rhodes class - as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before....
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Did an LAPD gang officer's actions help a killer flee? Accusations by Nevada cops resurface in court 19.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The accusation against the Los Angeles gang cop was as strange as it was troubling.

A police sergeant hundreds of miles away in Nevada claimed that LAPD Det. Frank Flores and one of his gang informants had interfered with the hunt for a murder suspect. Flores’ meddling, the officer alleged, had...

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No deportation to Jordan for woman who seems at risk of honor killing (for premarital pregnancy) 19.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No deportation to Jordan for woman who seems at risk of honor killing (for premarital pregnancy)
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Woman takes sanctuary against deportation in Carbondale 19.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Sandra Lopez, a 42-year-old woman who has taken sanctuary against deportation in a Carbondale parsonage, came to the U.S. nearly 20 years ago, running away from the violence, government corruption and poverty of Chihuahua, Mexico.
DACA negotiations slow as Trump demands more than Democrats will give 17.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

Bipartisan negotiations over protecting so-called Dreamers from deportation have stalled over demands from President Trump and Republican lawmakers that any new law also include tougher measures on legal and illegal immigration.

The legislative impasse persists more than two months after Trump...

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DACA negotiations slow as Trump demands more than Democrats will give 17.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Bipartisan negotiations over protecting so-called Dreamers from deportation have stalled over demands from President Trump and Republican lawmakers that any new law also include tougher measures on legal and illegal immigration.

The legislative impasse persists more than two months after Trump...

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