Post Tagged with: "Dreamers"
"Detentions and deportations of long-standing and law-abiding migrants have sharply increased, tearing families apart and creating enormous hardship," said High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
In a blow to Trump, 14 senators from his own party opposed the president's bill.
Bezos’ parents, Mike and Jackie Bezos, were among the early donors to TheDream.US.
U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that DACA cannot end in March as the Trump administration had planned.
Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican, put tight time constraints on the normally slow-moving Senate.
All of the U.S. senators and members of Congress from New Mexico condemned the cartoon in a joint statement, saying it "plays to the most false and negative stereotype of 'Dreamers,' which can only serve to enrage extremists."
The majority of recipients aren’t “lazy” but cannot possibly earn a livable wage.
And his draft-dodging boss needs to put his juvenile visions of military dictatorship out of his head.
What really keeps eligible Dreamers from applying for DACA? A $495 application fee and fear.
Plan would protect young “Dreamer” immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
The president tweeted his position Monday morning ahead of a bipartisan compromise plan expected to be unveiled by top senators.
Analysts say the rift between the Democrats and Republicans has become "a very absurd game of chicken."
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a deportation order against a Honduran boy who fled gang violence with his mother and who appeared in immigration court without a lawyer.
"In this country, in over 230 years, this is not ordinary," Judge Garaufis said. "It's extreme. It's recurring. It's vicious."
"I knew DACA was going to be rescinded, or at least I thought it was, the day he won the election," said Javier Hernandez Kistte, who arrived to the U.S. when he was just 8 years old.
With labor growth at zero, does it make sense to deport Dreamers or El Salvadorans? Who are they? What do they contribute?
Trump's speech comes on the back of a three-day government shutdown.
“I’m a proud, Cuban-Mexican immigrant, born in eastern Havana, standing in front of you on the Grammy stage in New York City,” the chart-topping singer said.
"This is kind of a bottom line for the president," a senior official told reporters, saying it would be up to lawmakers to determine some of the details.
Trump so far has rejected bipartisan proposals to continue DACA.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus expressed fears on Tuesday that Republicans in the House of Representatives would pursue a harsh immigration bill.
"It's irresponsible of everyone in Congress not to pass something," said Jovan Rodriguez, 27, who was brought to the United States from Mexico by his parents when he was 3 years old. "I'm really disappointed."
Solicitor General Noel Francisco said in a court filing "time is of the essence" and asked the high court to rule on the case before its current term ends in June.