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Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

By Jake Dima and  Spencer Landis  Several top universities and professors are pushing back against a recent ICE mandate that could deport international students taking only online courses.  Online-only schooling has become commonplace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but college professors at some institutions have sought to establish in-person dummy classes to shield international […]

Trump Says He Is Seeking Legal Solution on DACA Following Supreme Court Ruling

Trump Says He Is Seeking Legal Solution on DACA Following Supreme Court Ruling

BY JANITA KAN President Donald Trump decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject his bid to end an Obama-era program that provided legal protections and work authorizations to illegal immigrants who were brought into the United States as children, saying they have to “start this process all over again” for a legal solution. On Thursday morning, the Supreme […]

Immigration Agency Won’t Use Virtual Naturalization Ceremonies As Backlog Of Potential New Voters Grows

Immigration Agency Won’t Use Virtual Naturalization Ceremonies As Backlog Of Potential New Voters Grows

By Spencer Landis Virtual naturalization ceremonies amid the COVID-19 crisis are not feasible as thousands of applications remain pending, a spokesman for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said Wednesday. Rescheduling naturalization ceremonies is a “top priority as we enter our phased reopening” but virtual ceremonies present “logistical challenges” and security concerns, the spokesman told The […]

Most Americans Support Trump’s Immigration Pause Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Poll Finds

Most Americans Support Trump’s Immigration Pause Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Poll Finds

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The majority of Americans support President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend green cards amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a newly-released survey finds. A total of 58% of respondents said they either “strongly approve” or “somewhat approve” of Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban green card applications for 60 days as […]

Agency That Manages Immigration Is Running Out Of Money, Will Charge More For Applications

Agency That Manages Immigration Is Running Out Of Money, Will Charge More For Applications

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The federal agency that manages the country’s immigration system is at the brink of insolvency and will begin adding a surcharge to application fees. Faced with an unprecedented drop in immigration amid the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is expected to run out of funds by […]

POLITICS | Appeals Court Suspends Own Order After Halting Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

POLITICS | Appeals Court Suspends Own Order After Halting Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY A federal appeals court has suspended an order that would block an immigration policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while a court processes their claims. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request on Friday from the Trump administration to pause its ruling from earlier in […]

Federal Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

Federal Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that migrants can’t be sent to Mexico to await their asylum decisions, dealing a major blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals halted the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” […]

Supreme Court Lifts Last Obstacle to Allow Enforcement of ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Supreme Court Lifts Last Obstacle to Allow Enforcement of ‘Public Charge’ Rule

BY JANITA KAN   The Supreme Court has voted to allow the Trump administration to enforce its “public charge” immigration rule in Illinois after previously allowing the rule to be enforced in other parts of the country. The top court justices voted 5-4 on Feb. 21 to grant a stay on an injunction issued by a lower court in Illinois, allowing the Trump […]

Small States With Low Immigrant Populations Hit Hardest by Influx of Illegal Aliens

Small States With Low Immigrant Populations Hit Hardest by Influx of Illegal Aliens

BY MATTHEW VADUM Illegal aliens are gravitating to so-called sanctuary cities in states with small immigrant populations where they strain local finances because they consume as much as $6,000 in taxpayer-funded services annually over and above any fiscal benefit they generate, according to a new study. The report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), […]

POLITICS | Acting DHS Secretary: New Way Forward Act Would Mean Sanctuary City Policies ‘Become Nationwide’

POLITICS | Acting DHS Secretary: New Way Forward Act Would Mean Sanctuary City Policies ‘Become Nationwide’

Scott Morefield | Reporter Acting Department of Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf discussed the potentially devastating consequences of the New Way Forward Act during a Friday night segment of “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Before introducing Wolf, Fox News host Tucker Carlson said the bill, if passed, would “completely remake America’s immigration system and the country itself for the […]

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