Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (en español al final de la página): NBC: Which Side Is Donald Trump on in the Fight Over Legal Immigration? By Benjy Sarlin Associated Press: The Latest: Kelly says no plans to add nations to travel ban Associated Press: DHS chief: Travel, immigration ban should have been delayed By Alicia A. Caldwell and Kevin… Continue »

Immigration attorney David Leopold provides an update on the oral arguments before the 9th Circuit Appeals Court in Washington v Trump, the lawsuit filed by the States of Washington and Minnesota against Trump Executive Order banning travel to the US by citizens of 7 predominately Muslim countries. Immigration attorney David Leopold updates on the just… Continue »

In a press conference today, the Cleveland Clinic announced that Dr. Suha Abushamma is safely back home and ready to resume caring for her patients again. Charles Ornstein recently highlighted Dr. Abushamma’s story in a piece at ProPublica: “A first-year resident at the Cleveland Clinic, she was forced to leave the U.S. hours after landing at New York’s… Continue »

As Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination moves closer to a Senate vote, vote counters are predicting that he will likely be confirmed. But the prospect of installing Jeff Sessions as the highest law enforcement officer in America is a frightening prospect for anyone who cares about civil rights. According to Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education… Continue »

A King County woman was charged with a hate crime after allegedly posting a video on Facebook that prosecutors say shows her tailing a Hispanic woman in her car, railing against the other driver for having “Spanish privilege” and threatening to ram her vehicle. Sandra Jametski, 48, of White Center, was has been held on… Continue »

Staffers at a San Antonio, Texas restaurant are concerned and disappointed after they found a receipt from a customer saying they would not be coming back because the owner is Mexican. “The food was tasty and the service was attentive,” the note reads. “However the owner is Mexican. We will not return. America first.” “Something… Continue »

Cities, counties, and states are leading the resistance against the dangerous and racist policies of Donald Trump, and that’s been no clearer in the past few days thanks to state Attorneys General. The New York Times highlights the recent legal efforts of these elected officials, including Washington state’s Bob Ferguson, who sued Trump and won a nationwide… Continue »

This is what Resistance looks like. Nearly 20 rabbis and several Jewish activists were arrested while protesting Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, near the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City last night: About 200 Jewish religious leaders and activists marched through the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Trump International Hotel and Tower… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Homeland Security Today: DHS Issues Guidance In Response To Federal Judge’s Halt To Trump Executive Order; Appeals Court To Hear Oral Arguments By Anthony Kimery Associated Press: Trump: Allow those into US who ‘want to love our country’ By Darlene Superville New York Times: A Resettlement Mission… Continue »

With protests in DC, New York City, San Francisco, and just feet from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the reactions to Donald Trump’s hugely-unpopular policies and proposals show no signs of slowing down. In DC last Saturday, thousands chanted “No ban, no wall,” “Move Trump, get out the way,” and “No hate no fear, refugees are… Continue »