How Houston has become the most diverse place in America

The boys sprint in white and yellow uniforms down the green turf, grunting and sweating as the coach shouts from the sidelines. “Búscalo, búscalo,” he yells in Spanish, urging the players to sprint for the ball. “Umusitari!” comes a voice on the sidelines — run down the line —...

US to Seek Social Media Details from Certain Visa Applicants

WASHINGTON — The State Department wants to review social media, email addresses and phone numbers from some foreigners seeking U.S. visas, as part of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors. The department, in a notice published Thursday...

Border Agents Turning Away, Blocking People Seeking Asylum: Report

Border agents are illegally turning away people seeking asylum or refusing to deal with their requests, according to a report released Wednesday by a human rights group. U.S. law requires border agents to refer people who arrive at the border and request asylum to an interview...

Los Angeles-area imposter attorney sentenced to prison in marriage fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES — A Santa Fe Springs man who posed as an attorney as part of an elaborate immigration fraud scheme in which at least 87 foreign nationals – mostly Chinese citizens – paid tens of thousands of dollars to be “married” to United States citizens was sentenced Monday to...

‘They Treated Us Like Criminals’: U.S. Border Crossers Report Severe Reception

By VIVIAN YEE A children’s book author from Australia said she “loathed America” after her interrogation at Los Angeles International Airport. A retired police chief from North Carolina wrote that his customs screening made him “question if this is indeed home.” And when Fadwa...

Mexicans No Longer Make Up Majority Of Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

By Hansi Lo Wang For the first time in more than a decade, Mexicans no longer make up the majority of immigrants staying in the U.S. illegally, according to new estimates by the Pew Research Center. Their analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that last year, there were 5.6...

USCIS to Issue Restyled Green Cards and EADs Beginning May 1st

Beginning on May 1, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) will issue redesigned Lawful Permanent Resident cards (“Green Cards”) and Employment Authorization Documents (“EADs”).  The new looks comply with the federal government’s Next Generation Secure...

Wealthy Chinese Scramble for Imperiled Commodity: U.S. ‘Golden Visa’

BEIJING — He has a lakeside villa valued at more than $3 million, two Mercedes sedans in the garage and a butler who fluffs his pillows and shines his shoes. But Liu Xiyu, a real estate executive in Beijing, still lacks the convenience he says he most wants in life: an American...

Here’s what could be next for Trump’s sanctuary cities order

By Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge’s ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from “sanctuary cities” that don’t cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it “ridiculous” and vowing to go to the U.S....

On immigration, Trump has plenty to show in 100 days

Washington (CNN)Immigration was the centerpiece of his campaign, and 100 days into his presidency, enforcing immigration laws is one area where President Donald Trump already can claim some victories. While Trump still has yet to achieve a single major legislative accomplishment,...
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