Feds Plan Nationwide Operation Targeting Food Service Chain Over Undocumented Workers

  By Betsy Woodruff Federal agents are planning to conduct a major worksite enforcement operation at a national food service chain in the coming weeks, according to an internal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) document reviewed by The Daily Beast. The current plan...

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitians

By Miriam Jordan  The Trump administration is ending a humanitarian program that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, Homeland Security officials said on Monday. Haitians with what is known as...

Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants

By Laura Meckler WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is adding hurdles and increasing scrutiny in the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, and companies and immigration attorneys are bracing for more changes soon. President...

DACA Recipients Whose Renewal Applications Were Sent By Mail Get to Reapply After 4,000 Rejected As ‘Late’

By Rafi Schwartz In an about-face, the Trump administration announced that participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program whose paperwork was submitted by mail before—but not received by—the October 5 renewal deadline may reapply. The decision, made Wednesday...

US Immigration Enforcement Agency Seeks to Double in Size by 2033

WASHINGTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering a hiring surge that would more than double the agency’s size in the coming six years to nearly 46,000 employees, surpassing previously published estimates, according to a government contracting-related document...

More Jurisdictions To Provide Legal Defense For Immigrants At Risk Of Deportation

By Jose Olivares While the Trump administration continues the federal government’s already-massive deportation program, 11 cities and counties will be joining the list of jurisdictions providing legal defense for undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation. The Vera...

Six ways the Trump administration cracked down on immigration

President Donald Trump has made good on many campaign promises for a crackdown on immigration and the acceptance of refugees in the U.S. Some of the biggest decisions: Trump is phasing out an Obama-era program that gives renewable permits to young immigrants brought to the U.S....

Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected

By Liz Robbins The paperwork was mailed from New York in plenty of time. On Sept. 14, Allison Baker, a lawyer for the Legal Aid Society, sent a client’s application to renew a permit that would let him stay and work in the United States legally as part of the Deferred Action for...

ICE arrests 25 on Long Island during Operation Secure Streets

NEW YORK – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 25 during a 6-day period, ending Nov. 9 in Long Island in an enforcement effort dubbed, Operation Secure Streets. In the course of Operation Secure...

Colombian national extradited to the US to face charges for encouraging and inducing aliens to come to the US

A Colombian citizen was extradited from Colombia to the United States today to face a four-count federal indictment in the Southern District of Florida for his role in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States. Acting Assistant Attorney General...
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