Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (noticias en español al final de la página): REVISED TRUMP TRAVEL BAN Associated Press: A Look at Legal Issues With Trump’s Revised Travel Ban March 10, 2017 Associated Press: The Latest: New US Travel Ban Blasted as Like the Original March 9, 2017 Associated Press: FIFA reminds US... Continue »
It’s become clear that Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security under Sec. John Kelly are conducting indiscriminate immigration raids that detain everyone ICE can get their hands on — rather than just sweeping up “bad hombres”. Much has been written about how a lack of clear deportation priorities make... Continue »
This week, Trump and DHS Secretary John Kelly floated plans to begin separating parents and children at the border, and outrage ensued. The New York Times described the idea as “cruelty disguised as compassion” while former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wrote that: Imposing this kind of cruelty on children... Continue »
Trump's deportation force is conducting mass deportations
Despite claims that they are going after “bad hombres,” every day offers new and heartbreaking evidence that the “unshackled” ICE and CBP agents that make up Trump’s deportation force are detaining and deporting non-criminal undocumented immigrants with U.S. citizen children and deep ties to America. Families line up to... Continue »
As we highlighted yesterday, hopes that Secretary Kelly would be a voice of reason on immigration in the Trump administration are fading quickly, as Kelly deploys his agents to aggressively enforce President Trump’s cruel immigration policies. In a new piece, the New York Times editorial board says “Kelly is missing... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (noticias en español al final de la página): AMERICA’S VOICE Miami Herald (Opinion): Trump’s office of anti-immigrant propaganda will hurt all immigrants By Andres Oppenheimer March 8, 2017 Tilde Noticias (Op-Ed): Trump/Kelly Extreme Immigration Plans: Separate Parents, Children at the Border By Van Le March 8, 2017 REVISED... Continue »
A New York hate crime task force is investigating the toppling of at least a dozen headstones at a Jewish cemetery after similar incidents occurred in St. Louis and Philadelphia. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would be launching a statewide investigation of the vandalism at the Waad... Continue »
A former reporter for a news website was charged on Friday with making more than a half-dozen bomb threats against Jewish community centers, schools and a Jewish history museum, federal authorities said. The man, Juan Thompson, 31, of St. Louis, made some of the threats using his own name... Continue »
Wright, 31, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly smashing the window of a downtown synagogue and putting swastika stickers on its doors in early February. Three months earlier, he alarmed members when he visited a Pilsen church, one that was a target of racist vandalism six times... Continue »
Person of interest wanted in case of man punched on J train
Police are on the hunt for a suspect who they said yelled an anti-Hispanic statement before attacking a man on a J train in Brooklyn last week. The train was pulling into the Crescent Street station around 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 when police said the suspect walked... Continue »