Federal Judge Says DACA Must be Reinstated

A federal judge has ruled the reasons the Trump administration has given for ending the immigration program known as DACA are inadequate, and ordered the program reinstated. In his opinion, U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates wrote the federal government had failed to “elaborate meaningfully on the…primary rationale for its decision” to end DACA. […]

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Reunifications for Children Under 5 Complete Administration Says

The Trump administration has successfully reunited all eligible immigrant children under the age of 5 it was announced today. The heads of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice issued a joint statement this morning making the declaration. “Dedicated teams at the Departments of Health and Human Services, […]

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Is the U.S. Army Quietly Discharging Immigrants?

Individuals who enlisted in the army through a program that expedited their citizenship have been quietly discharged in recent weeks leading to speculation that the Trump administration is slowly revoking their status in addition to having suspended the program in recent months. The story was first reported by The Associated Press. Former President George W. […]

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U.S. Government Creates De-Naturalization Task Force

The government agency responsible for granting citizenship to immigrants has created a task force to strip those individuals of their citizenship. The group, a so-called denaturalization task force, has as its aim stripping individuals who are found to have lied on their citizenship documents of their legal status. Specifically, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director […]

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Arrests on the Border Down 18% Because of Zero Tolerance, Administration Says

Illegal border crossings were down 18% in June compared with May according to the Department of Homeland Security. The agency credits its zero-tolerance policy for the drop in migration numbers. “Following the implementation of the Administration’s zero-tolerance policy, the June 2018 Southwest Border Migration numbers declined by 18 percent when compared to the previous month,” […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Rescinds Affirmative Action, Asylum-Right-to-Work Guidances

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of twenty-four guidance documents written by previous administrations yesterday, in an effort to do away with regulations he says skirt the rule of law or are otherwise incorrect. In November 2017 Sessions issued a memorandum to DOJ employees prohibiting the creation of rules that did not follow procedures […]

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Sanders Asked to Leave Restaurant Because She Works for Trump

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, last night because she works for the Trump administration. Sanders confirmed the reports this morning on Twitter. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA, to leave because I work for @POTUS and […]

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The Current Migrant Crisis Explained

President Trump has signed an executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to reverse its policy separating young children crossing the U.S. border from their families. According to DHS, some 2,000 children have been separated from their parents and guardians and placed in detention centers since April when the administration announced a tougher policy […]

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U.N. Harshly Criticizes U.S. Policy Toward Immigrant Children

The Office of the Human Rights of the United Nations harshly criticized the U.S. this week for the policy of separating young immigrant children from their parents at its southern border. Spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani called the policy a violation of human rights. “We are deeply concerned that […]

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ICE Immigration Raid on Ohio Landscaper Sees 114 Arrested

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out one of the largest raids against undocumented workers in recent years yesterday, when about 200 federal agents descended on Corso’s Flower & Garden Center in Ohio. The raid resulted in the arrest of 114 workers who are not authorized to be in the country. Corso’s is a large […]

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