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Opponents of a Census question about citizenship status say it could further discourage immigrants from participating in the count, especially when they are already fearful of how information could be used against them.
The case questions whether people who were convicted of criminal offenses and were subject to deportation can go free in certain instances after serving their prison terms.
Republicans are seeking hundreds of millions of dollars more for the Department of Homeland Security to expand the number of beds for immigrant detainees and to hire more federal agents to patrol U.S. borders and the country's interior.
The law, known as Senate Bill 4, calls for jail for police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate over immigration.
The practice of releasing asylum seekers is "still in place on paper" but "is effectively a dead letter" in practice, ACLU attorney Michael Tan said in an interview.
The international community cannot allow the situation to continue in the country where "freedom of expression is being limited and journalists and human rights defenders continue to be killed," Gael Garcia Bernal said.
Not so much, according to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Several locals on Monday called Trump "loco" for thinking that spending billions of dollars on barriers would stop people determined to escape poverty and violence in Mexico and Central America.
Pedro Silva Segura, 47, faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty before a federal magistrate judge in San Antonio to one count of conspiracy to transport undocumented aliens resulting in death.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf made a televised statement telling residents she had heard from multiple sources of pending ICE action in the San Francisco Bay area.
U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the same judge Trump attacked during his presidential campaign, ruled in favor of the president's administration regarding a border wall.
"The animus directed towards Latino and Black immigrants is a clear and unfortunate thread running throughout President Trump's statements — and is actualized by his Administration’s policies, such as the ones challenged by this lawsuit," the complaint said.
According to the lawsuit, a boy was taken from his home and detained for months based on false reports that he was involved with gang activity.
In a blow to Trump, 14 senators from his own party opposed the president's bill.
Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On Federal Court Ruling Granting Preliminary Injunction In DACA Case
A.G. Schneiderman leads coalition of 17 AGs that sued to protect Dreamers.
U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that DACA cannot end in March as the Trump administration had planned.
The draft rules are a sharp departure from current guidelines, which have been in place for nearly two decades.
The majority of recipients aren’t “lazy” but cannot possibly earn a livable wage.
What really keeps eligible Dreamers from applying for DACA? A $495 application fee and fear.
Legislation to help young "Dreamer" immigrants struggled to gain footing in Congress on Monday.
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."
Economists say deporting undocumented immigrants and restricting immigration will remove billions of dollars from economy and cripple labor market.