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...

Trump administration will fingerprint child migrants’ parents

By Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will soon begin fingerprinting parents claiming custody of children who entered the United States illegally without an adult relative, officials said on Tuesday, prompting criticism that children...

One More Immigration Try

By The Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal Courts this year have deferred the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but the issue will return soon enough. So bravo to 19 Republicans who have signed a discharge petition to debate a fix for the...

Here’s What To Expect On Immigration In 2018

By Stuart Anderson, Forbes The easiest prediction to make for 2018 is that Donald Trump will not visit the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July and extol the virtues of America’s great tradition as a nation of immigrants. But what should we expect on immigration in 2018? Low...

The Trump Administration is Waging Guerrilla War on Legal Immigration, Attorneys Say

By Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast The Trump administration has quietly and unofficially made it significantly harder for people to legally immigrate to the United States, according to numerous immigration lawyers who have dealt with these matters for years. “Some percentage are...

Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy To Advance Immigration Agenda

By Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June, plainly enraged. Five months before, Mr. Trump had dispatched federal officers to...

The Faces of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown of 2017

Texas Observer Five days into his presidency, Donald Trump issued a pair of executive orders that put America’s entire undocumented population on the table for deportation. The cold, bureaucratic language read: “We will not exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from...

Trump immigration crackdown targets Central Americans seeking asylum

By Sean Collins Walsh, American-Statesman As Trump targets illegal immigration, advocates say his policies are violating asylum-seekers’ rights. According to U.S. law and treaty obligations, asylum-seekers aren’t illegal immigrants and can’t be punished. Central Americans have...

Senators, White House lay groundwork for Dreamers deal

By Seung Min Kim, Heather Caygle and Elana Schor, Politico Top senators and White House officials are laying the groundwork for a major immigration deal in January to resolve the fate of young undocumented immigrants whose legal protections were put in limbo by President Donald...

As Trump Tightens Legal Immigration, Canada Woos Tech Firms

By Liz Robbins, The New York Times A Flatiron district artificial intelligence start-up was recently looking to expand, adding new engineers who happened to know a niche computer language. The people it hired hail from Morocco, Belarus, France, Georgia and Canada. But they are...
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