Trump administration reunites just over half of young separated children, says the rest are ineligible

By Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post The Trump administration said early Thursday that officials have reunited 57 of 103 young migrant children with their parents after separations of weeks or months but would not return another 46 children for reasons that range from concerns...

Judge denies US claim of 2 of 3 California immigration laws

By Don Thompson, AP SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed the federal government’s claim that U.S. law trumps two California laws intended to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally, affirming his ruling last week that California was within its rights...

US immigration crackdown disrupts businesses

By Courtney Weaver, Financial Times It started at Corso’s, an Ohio landscaping and gardening company, located near the Lake Erie shore. On June 5, beginning at 7am, 200 officials from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies descended on the company’s two...

U.S. Travel Ban Upheld, Case-by-Case Consultations Recommended

In its decision dated June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the third version of President Trump’s Travel Ban, which was originally announced on September 24, 2017, via a Presidential Proclamation. The full name of the proclamation is “Enhancing Vetting...

How Trump is changing the face of legal immigration

By Abigail Hauslohner and Andrew Ba Tran, The Washington Post As the national immigration debate swirls around the effort to discourage illegal immigration by separating families at the border, the Trump administration is making inroads into another longtime priority: reducing...

Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

By Ellen KnickMeyer, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: “No more children in cages,” and “What’s next? Concentration Camps?” In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday...

Fate of visa program for startups in limbo

By Lynn Brezosky, Houston Chronicle Venture capitalists are among those hoping the Trump administration backs down on its efforts to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule, an Obama-era order that offers special immigration status to foreign entrepreneurs with third-party...

Trump administration plan would bar people who enter illegally from getting asylum

By Dara Lind, Vox The Department of Justice, under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is drafting a plan that would totally overhaul asylum policy in the United States. Under the plan, people would be barred from getting asylum if they came into the US between ports of entry and...

Trump signs order stopping his policy of separating families at border

by Adam Edelman, NBC News President Donald Trump, under mounting political pressure from angry members of his own party, signed an executive order Wednesday reversing his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the border and allowing families...

US to impose limits on some Chinese visas

By Josh Lederman and Ted Bridis, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to shorten the length of validity for some visas issued to Chinese citizens, the State Department said Tuesday, as President Donald Trump works to counter alleged theft of U.S. intellectual...
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