User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Legislation :: Bill
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Hong Kong Express Airways sorry for making woman take pregnancy test 17.1.2020 BBC: World
Hong Kong Express Airways told the woman she could not fly to US territory Saipan without the test.
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Latino influence is growing at the Colorado Capitol 13.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Latino Caucus grew to 14 members in 2019, its largest in Colorado history.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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New Immigrant DNA Collection Program Triggers Fear of Population Surveillance 10.1.2020
The Trump administration will collect and submit to the FBI DNA collected from people in immigration ...
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Democratic Party Backs ALEC Alumnus Congressman Against Progressive Challenger 8.1.2020
The DCCC is helping Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran, an ALEC alumnus, beat back a challenge from Eva ...
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‘Cried with joy’: Minnesota's Liberians find elation, relief in new permanent residency law 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota’s Liberian community is celebrating a new federal law that opens a path for permanent residency in the U.S. Advocates say it’s a happy ending to a long, hard-fought journey. Just a year ago, many Liberians feared deportation.
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The Northwest turns up the heat on ICE, making it harder to arrest and deport immigrants 28.12.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In the Pacific Northwest, opponents of U.S. immigration policies have blocked arrests, limited jail stays and forced rerouting of detainee flights.

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Working in Colorado’s cannabis industry could prevent you from becoming a U.S. citizen. A new bill in Washington could change that. 21.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Yuma, joined forces with an unlikely partner in liberal Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts to introduce legislation that would remove participation in the legal cannabis industry from the list of activities that automatically bar naturalization.
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Abolishing Private Prisons Is a Start, But It Will Not End Mass Incarceration 20.12.2019
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Private prisons are a symptom, not the cause of mass incarceration.
Supreme Court May Rule Against DACA, But It Won’t Be the End of the Fight 19.12.2019
DACA activists are organizing across the board to ensure that their rights don't end on the whims of ...
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Bill would grant some Liberians permanent status and path to citizenship 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Those in the Deferred Enforced Departure program would be eligible to apply for green cards if the measure passes the U.S. Senate next week. Community leaders in Minnesota are calling it a “huge moment” for Liberians.
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Opinion: Court decisions are falling Trump's way on a bad immigration policy 10.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Just because two of three pending appeals have gone Trump's way, that doesn't mean his 'public charge' rule for immigrants is good policy.

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Trump Has Built a Bureaucratic Wall to Keep Out Immigrants He Says He Wants 8.12.2019
The Trump administration's sweeping changes to the H-1B program has denied visas to many who have worked here for ...
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London Bridge attack: Did Boris Johnson vote against early prisoner release? 3.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
PM claimed the London Bridge attacker was out of prison because of a Labour law, which he had opposed.
Letters to the Editor: Are asylum seekers using children to game the U.S. immigration system? 3.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Asylum seekers are sending their children alone into the U.S., where they will remain at least for now. This is not how the system should work.

Cases up sharply in Bloomington immigration court 30.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Data shows a 70 percent jump in pending cases at the federal immigration court in Bloomington, mirroring a trend nationwide.
Letters to the Editor: Trump's asylum policies are lawful and needed to secure the border 24.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of Homeland Security, defends the Trump administration's asylum policies.

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Essex lorry deaths: County Armagh man charged 24.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Christopher Kennedy, from County Armagh, Northern Ireland, is charged with human trafficking offences.
Opinion: Restore asylum for women fleeing abuse and death 22.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Domestic violence and sex trafficking victims are being deported because the U.S. won't give them shelter.

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Proposed Asylum Fees Would Have Immigrants Paying for Red Tape 18.11.2019
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Making it harder for asylum-seekers to access protection is sure to leave many in dire straits.
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