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....

U.S. judge: ICE said Austin raid was because of ‘sanctuary’ policy

By Tony Plohetski – American-Statesman Staff, KVUE News Federal agents privately alerted two magistrate judges in late January that they would be targeting the Austin area for a major operation and that the sting was retribution for a new policy by Travis County Sheriff...

Trump’s New Ban Leaves Few Spots for Refugees, Even the Hunted

By FRANCES ROBLES and KIRK SEMPLE SAN SALVADOR — Veronica picked up some modeling clay, molded it into little human figures with her hands — and then dug holes into the sculpture’s face. “Look,” said Veronica, 9, showing off the creation to her aunt. “That’s how Mamá ended up.”...

President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders Confirming the Immigration Policy for the New Administration

President Donald Trump signed today, on January 25, 2017, two executive orders focusing on border security and interior immigration enforcement that will have an immediate impact on the interpretation and enforcement of U.S. immigration law. These two orders relate to policies...

Trump to move on border security, immigration enforcement

By Julie Pace and Vivian Salama WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to tighten border security — including his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — and other domestic immigration...

This Small Town Is Helping Undocumented Immigrants, but Don’t Call It a ‘Sanctuary City’

By Meredith Hoffman Though local officials in red states avoid the word “sanctuary,” many towns have decided that it makes more sense to work with undocumented residents than it does to deport them. Storm Lake, Iowa, isn’t a “sanctuary city.” Not if...

Chicago creates legal fund for immigrants facing deportation

By Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago is taking $1 million earmarked for a little-used property tax relief program to start a legal fund for immigrants facing deportation. It’s a response Donald Trump’s election. The president-elect campaigned on an aggressive approach to...

New policy diverts undocumented immigrants from ‘sanctuary’ cities

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has quietly begun implementing a policy that gives U.S. border authorities first rights to inmates leaving federal prison who are tagged for deportation rather than allowing them to proceed on local warrants to so-called sanctuary cities....

Immigrant Mom Seeks Refuge in Philadelphia Church

PHILADELPHIA — Nine-year-old Mariana Mendoza had to give up her pink bedroom and bike when her family moved from a two-story rowhouse into a cramped church annex last month. But that’s OK with her — as long as her mom is safe. “Because if she didn’t move, maybe...
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