cchandler

/Carmen Chandler

About Carmen Chandler

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Carmen Chandler has created 2279 blog entries.

Separated at the border, parents and children must deal with a web of agencies

By | June 27th, 2018|Immigration|

In a rare retreat last week, President Trump signed an executive order to end the controversial practice of separating children from parents illegally crossing into the United States. By then, though, more than 2,000 migrant children were in the hands of the federal government, which

Comments Off on Separated at the border, parents and children must deal with a web of agencies

Federal Judge in California Halts Splitting of Migrant Families at Border

By | June 27th, 2018|Immigration|

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in California issued a nationwide injunction late Tuesday temporarily stopping the Trump administration from separating children from their parents at the border and ordered that all families already separated be reunited within 30 days.

Judge Dana M. Sabraw of the Federal District Court in San Diego said

Comments Off on Federal Judge in California Halts Splitting of Migrant Families at Border

Border Officials Suspend Handing Over Migrant Families to Prosecutors

By | June 26th, 2018|Immigration|

McALLEN, Tex. — The nation’s top border security official said Monday that his agency has temporarily stopped handing over migrant adults who cross the Mexican border with children for prosecution, undercutting claims by other Trump administration officials that “zero tolerance” for illegal immigration is still in place.

Kevin K. McAleenan, the commissioner

Comments Off on Border Officials Suspend Handing Over Migrant Families to Prosecutors

Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

By | June 26th, 2018|Immigration|

WASHINGTON — President Trump acted lawfully in imposing limits on travel from several predominantly Muslim nations, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

The vote was 5 to 4, with the court’s conservatives in the majority.

Writing for the majority, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said that Mr. Trump had ample

Comments Off on Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

How Serious Are You About Diversity Hiring?

By | June 26th, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

Rahuldeep Gill, an associate professor of religion, is visibly different as a Sikh at California Lutheran University and has often felt alienated during his nine years there.

Faculty members of color, he says, are “hypervisible when they needed us to be in glossy brochures and invisible when it came to our needs.” A member of a

Comments Off on How Serious Are You About Diversity Hiring?

Trump Calls for Depriving Immigrants Who Illegally Cross Border of Due Process Rights

By | June 25th, 2018|Immigration|

President Trump unleashed an aggressive attack Sunday on unauthorized immigrants and the judicial system that handles them, saying that those who cross into the United States illegally should be sent back immediately without due process or an appearance before a judge.

“We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country,”

Comments Off on Trump Calls for Depriving Immigrants Who Illegally Cross Border of Due Process Rights

At the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrant mothers seeking asylum prepare for whatever may come

By | June 25th, 2018|Immigration|

Two weeks ago, Dalila Pojoy stopped breastfeeding her baby girl.

The 33-year-old Guatemalan immigrant decided it was the sensible thing to do in case the U.S. government took custody of her 6-month-old. Little Bernardethe wailed for three days and clawed at her mother’s

Comments Off on At the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrant mothers seeking asylum prepare for whatever may come

What family separation looks like: Guatemalan man is deported, while his 6-year-old daughter remains behind in New York City

By | June 22nd, 2018|Immigration|

Six weeks ago Nazario Jacinto-Carrillo left his village in Guatemala with his 6-year-old daughter, Filemona, to seek asylum in the United States, but his plan went awry soon after illegally crossing the California border.

U.S. Border Patrol agents, he said, took his weeping

Comments Off on What family separation looks like: Guatemalan man is deported, while his 6-year-old daughter remains behind in New York City

Trump kills off House immigration bill he had vowed to support ‘1,000%’

By | June 22nd, 2018|Immigration|

With an early morning tweet, President Trump put the likely final nail in the coffin of an immigration measure supported by the House GOP leadership, saying that lawmakers shouldn’t bother with legislation he had claimed to support just days before.

“Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and

Comments Off on Trump kills off House immigration bill he had vowed to support ‘1,000%’

Behind Trump’s Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

By | June 22nd, 2018|Employment & Housing, Intergroup Relations|

WASHINGTON — President Trump, spurred on by conservatives who want him to slash safety net programs, unveiled on Thursday a plan to overhaul the federal government that could have a profound effect on millions of poor and working-class Americans.

Produced over the last year by Mr. Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, it

Comments Off on Behind Trump’s Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net