User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Legislation :: Amnesty
Last updated: Nov 18 2019 17:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Opinion: My grandpa was a 'Dreamer' who crossed the Rio Grande 18.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The parents of today's 'Dreamers' wanted a better life for their children, just like my grandpa when he left Mexico for Texas in 1945.

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DACA recipients look to Supreme Court for hope 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration is asking the court to invalidate the program that temporarily protects from deportation some 700,000 "dreamers" who were brought to the country illegally as children.
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Supreme Court case of Trump vs. 'Dreamers' may come down to Chief Justice Roberts 11.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Dreamers' best hope for victory at the Supreme Court almost surely depends on Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

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New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps 12.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, potentially making it more difficult for some to get legal status in the United States.
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Trump administration to expand quick deportations anywhere in U.S. 23.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

ICE can more quickly arrest and deport undocumented immigrants anywhere in the United States — without going before an immigration judge — under a new policy announced by the Trump administration.

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Trump's asylum crackdown: Will the 'safe third country' plan work? 16.7.2019 BBC: World
The US president is bringing in new rules for asylum seekers but critics deem it illegal and dangerous.
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ICE raids keep some hiding inside, afraid to be out in public 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Edgar Barrera noticed that his Koreatown neighborhood was quieter than usual on Sunday.

Fewer people attended the morning church service, he didn’t spot many families walking the streets, and the nearby Guatemalan and Salvadoran bakeries were virtually empty, he said.

“It has been totally silent...

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Deported airman’s mother inspires bill to protect ‘patriot parents’ 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Every day, Caesar Flores, a senior airman in the Air Force, thinks about his mother.

She supported his decision to enlist at 19 and was there to cheer him on when he graduated from basic training in September 2016.

Now, as he goes about his day to day work as a medical technician, the 22-year old’s...

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Democrats Are Complicit in Trump’s Fearmongering About Immigrant Youth 2.7.2019 Truthout.com
Democrats' new immigration bill includes provisions targeting youth alleged to be "public safety threats."
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Democrats favor immigration, which is why they should stop stumping for open borders 2.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The most important moment in the Democratic debates didn’t come in response to questions about healthcare, income inequality or caged children without enough to eat. It was when Sen. Kamala Harris, widely considered the winner of the two-night spectacle, answered Telemundo reporter Jose Diaz-Balart’s...

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Supreme Court takes up DACA appeal 28.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Obama-era program will get a one-hour hearing before the high court next term. The court said it would consolidate three appeals into one argument.
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Sanders’s Speech Presents a Conundrum for New Left’s Socialist Strategy 25.6.2019 Truthout.com
Sanders is offering adjustments to capitalism, not transformation into a worker-controlled democratic society.
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Trump keeps the threat of ICE raids and restates his demands. It’s a familiar tactic 23.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump on Saturday said his administration would delay a series of immigration raids in Los Angeles and other U.S. cities aimed at rounding up and deporting thousands of families.

But he said the raids would be rescheduled in two weeks if Congress does not act to make the changes he is...

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Trump’s deportation plan stirs fear and defiance — and hope for some supporters 22.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When President Trump announced Monday night that he would start deporting “millions” of foreigners, Robin Hvidston and Maribel Cisneros weren’t sure how seriously to take him.

The women, who don’t know each other, are aware that Trump is “prone to exaggeration,” as Hvidston puts it. Both say they...

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Europeans Criminalized for Helping Migrants as Far Right Aims to Win Elections 21.5.2019 Truthout.com
Elderly women, priests and firefighters are among those arrested, charged or harassed by police for supporting migrants.
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Trump's weak immigration proposal should be a prompt for actual comprehensive reform 17.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The immigration reform plan put forward by the White House on Thursday is a woefully insufficient answer to a terribly difficult problem.

Under the plan President Trump outlined, the government would issue fewer family reunification visas and more merit-based visas weighted toward younger people...

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Immigrants may be deported for marijuana crimes in California, federal court rules 11.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A federal appeals court has ruled that California’s legalization of marijuana doesn’t protect immigrants from deportation if they were convicted of pot crimes before voters approved the new law in 2016.

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco denied Friday the appeal of a woman...

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Fearing Arrest, Undocumented Immigrants Forego Lifesaving Medical Care 16.4.2019 Truthout.com
One woman’s story shows the impact can prove deadly.

The post Fearing Arrest, Undocumented Immigrants Forego Lifesaving Medical Care appeared first on Truthout.

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As Deadlines Loom, Immigrants Seek Escape From “Temporary” Status 12.4.2019 Truthout.com
The American Dream and Promise Act would offer the security of permanence in the country they consider home.

The post As Deadlines Loom, Immigrants Seek Escape From “Temporary” Status appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump says the U.S. is too 'full' for more immigrants. The opposite is true 10.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On a border visit last week to highlight illegal immigration, President Trump proclaimed, “Our country is full.” The reality is quite different.

In the very near future, the United States must find some way to replace 76 million retiring baby boomers. This challenge comes at a time of full employment...

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