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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

By | January 16th, 2018|Immigration|

The Trump administration is taking its campaign against illegal immigration to the workplace.

The raids by federal agents on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores last week were the administration’s first big show of force meant to convey the consequences of employing undocumented people….

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Senator Insists Trump Used ‘Vile and Racist’ Language

By | January 12th, 2018|Hate Crimes, Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday offered a vague denial about the language he chose to use about immigrants during a private meeting with lawmakers at the White House on Thursday, when he reportedly referred to African nations as “shithole countries.”

But Senator Richard J. Durbin, Democrat of

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Trump derides protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries

By | January 12th, 2018|Hate Crimes, Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting.

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to

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House Republicans’ Hard-Line Immigration Stand Clashes With Trump Overture

By | January 11th, 2018|Immigration|

WASHINGTON — Prominent House Republicans stepped forward on Wednesday with a vision of immigration policy that clashed fiercely with President Trump’s recent overtures of bipartisanship and highlighted how difficult it will be for Congress and the president to reach accord in the coming weeks.

The proposal, championed by

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Trump Administration Says That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave

By | January 9th, 2018|Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

LOS ANGELES — Nearly 200,000 people from El Salvador who have been allowed to live in the United States for more than a decade must leave the country, government officials announced Monday. It is the Trump administration’s latest reversal of years of immigration policies and one of the most consequential

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Number of DACA Applications Stuck in the Mail Tops 900

By | December 1st, 2017|Immigration|

More than 900 young immigrants applying for a renewal of temporary work permits had their applications rejected because of mail problems, a number far greater than immigration lawyers had thought earlier this month.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services acknowledged the significant impact on Thursday, as it

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ICE raids are targeting Cambodian immigrants caught between two countries, advocates say

By | November 3rd, 2017|Immigration|

Nak Kim Chhoeun entered the federal building in downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago for his immigration check.

He had been reporting to immigration authorities like this every year since being convicted of assault and unlawful gun possession in 1999. This time the Cambodian refugee never came out, said his cousin Posda Tuot, who drove

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I Accidentally Turned My Dad In to Immigration Services

By | October 25th, 2017|Immigration|

This month my father and I drove to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Centennial, Colo., for a routine visit. I offered to drive because my dad was too nervous and excited to take the wheel. “How long have we waited for this day?” he asked me. He

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California could lose big money if DACA recipients aren’t allowed to work

By | October 23rd, 2017|Immigration|

California stands to lose billions of dollars if DACA recipients are removed from the state’s workforce.

The USC Dornsife Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration and the Center for American Progress use new interactive data to break down the number of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipients living in each U.S. congressional district.

The

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