Category Archives: Immigration

US Supreme Court Eases Path to Deport Immigrants for Crimes

Thursday the US Supreme Court made it easier for federal authorities to deport certain immigrants who have committed crimes in a victory for President Donald Trump’s administration.

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Greece’s Lesbos island migrant center set ablaze, thousands of Syrian refugees arrive after Turkey opens borders

A fire broke out at a refugee center on the Greek island of Lesbos Saturday night amid tensions with Turkey over the flow of tens of thousands of mostly Syrian migrants who’ve tried to cross into Greece by land and sea last week.

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Court Blocks ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy on Part of US Border

A federal appeals court said it will prevent the government from making asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings starting next week unless the Supreme Court steps in sooner.

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Lindsey Graham to lead group of senators to White House for immigration talks

Top Republican senators, led by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., plan to meet Thursday at the White House with President Trump to discuss possible immigration measures in case the Supreme Court strikes down an Obama-era ruling shielding illegal immigrants from deportation, Fox News has learned — a push likely to revive concerns among Trump’s base of an election-year “amnesty” push.

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Illegal Immigration in 10 States Costs $454 million Annually

An illegal immigrant living in one of the 10 states with the lowest foreign-born populations takes advantage of up to $6,000 more in services than what his taxes contribute, according to a new new report from the Federation for American Immigrant Reform (FAIR).

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Sotomayor issues blistering dissent, says Republican-appointed justices have bias toward Trump administration

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a scathing rebuke of the court’s decision to allow the Trump administration to enforce its “public charge” rule in the state of Illinois, limiting which non-citizens can obtain visas to enter the U.S.

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Immigration system will ‘put people before passports’ – PM

The UK’s post-Brexit immigration system will put “people before passports”, Boris Johnson has said.

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ICE Ups Ante in Standoff with NYC: ‘This Is Not a Request’

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City’s so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation.

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NYPD union leader sides with ICE against de Blasio over ‘sanctuary’-tied murder: ‘He owns this’

Friday a top New York Police Department union official called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to “own” the consequences of the city’s sanctuary policies — while insisting officers want to be allowed to work with federal immigration enforcement — after an illegal immigrant who was freed in November is alleged to have sexually assaulted and murdered a 92-year-old woman.

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Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border.

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