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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:48:51 GMT

Washington Post

Horrific episode of human smuggling fuels both sides of immigration debate
Washington Post
The discovery of dozens of migrants in a dangerously overheated trailer in San Antonio this weekend has further inflamed the national debate over illegal immigration, particularly sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal authorities. In a ...
Death toll in San Antonio immigrant-smuggling case rises to 10Texas Tribune
San Antonio driver says he didn't know immigrants were in truckCNN
Truck Driver Accused of Smuggling Immigrants Could Face the Death PenaltyTIME
Chicago Tribune -Austin American-Statesman -San Antonio Current
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:04:20 GMT

Washington Times

Judge blocks deportation of 1400 Iraqis; latest court to thwart Trump immigration plans
Washington Times
Judge Goldsmith becomes the latest Democratic-appointed judge to block the Trump administration's immigration actions, following a series of judges who have curtailed his sanctuary city crackdown, tried to stop his temporary travel ban and refugee ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:43:57 GMT

The Boston Globe

Momentous SJC immigration ruling still needs legislative support
The Boston Globe
Ruling in the case of a Cambodian immigrant who was held in a courthouse cell in Boston without a warrant, the court found that nothing in Massachusetts statutes or common law allows state court officers to hold undocumented residents on civil ...
SJC rules against ICE in blockbuster Massachusetts immigration caseBoston Herald
State's highest court takes position in immigration hold debateWCVB Boston
Massachusetts High Court: Police Cannot Hold People Solely on Immigration StatusVoice of America
CBS Boston / WBZ -MassLive.com -ThinkProgress -Mass.Gov
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:27:42 GMT

Fox News

'Illegal immigration is not a victimless crime,' ICE acting director says
Fox News
The horrific incident involving dozens of immigrants allegedly smuggled into the U.S. in a sweltering tractor-trailer is proof that illegal immigration is “not a victimless crime,” the acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told ...
A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks OutThe New Yorker
As nation listens, immigrant mom embraces new roleThe CT Mirror

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:30:40 GMT

Trump Is Winning His War on Immigration
Bloomberg
It's easy to lose sight, amid the dangers and dysfunctions of Donald Trump's presidency, of his very real success on a core issue. Trump made a bold bet against immigration in his 2016 campaign. That bet had two components. First, Trump gauged that a ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:31:27 GMT

Essential California: Trump's mixed message on DACA frustrates 'Dreamers' and foes of illegal immigration
Los Angeles Times
The 23-year-old has temporary immigration relief under President Obama's landmark Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which seemed imperiled amid Trump's vowed crackdown on illegal immigration. But instead of clear policy, Klingenfuss and ...


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:20:19 GMT

Agriculture.com

Lawmakers Seen Dabbling With Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Agriculture.com
Four years ago, the drive for comprehensive immigration reform peaked with Senate passage of a bill that included a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants working in agriculture. The bill died in the House. Now, under President Trump, who ...


Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:03:41 GMT

89.3 KPCC

LA pastor held for possible deportation after check-in with immigration officials
89.3 KPCC
Pastor Ada Valiente, left, an evangelical pastor from Maywood, comforts Victoria Carias and her young daughter after Carias' husband, Noe Carias Mayorga, was detained by immigration officials during his meeting with them Monday morning at the federal ...

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:11:00 GMT

USA TODAY

Human smuggling tragedy illustrates risks immigrants are willing to take
USA TODAY
SAN ANTONIO — The grim discovery of bodies in a sweltering rig in Texas this weekend illustrates the costly and dangerous risks immigrants are willing to take to evade tougher U.S. border laws. Authorities discovered eight bodies late Saturday in a ...

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:27:02 GMT

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Some immigrants face Catch-22 as ICE takes a harder line on ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The shackled man standing before immigration Judge Kristin Olmanson could make a case to stay in the United States. It helped that his in-laws, his ex-wife, his ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:53:08 GMT

Investor's Business Daily

To Fix Our Immigration System, Start By Rewarding The Greatest Act Of Patriotism
Investor's Business Daily
The United States has a long history of immigrants serving in the armed forces. As far back as 1840, almost half of all Army enlistees were immigrants. Between 1862 and 2000, 660,000 military veterans would go on to become citizens through our ...


Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:40:56 GMT

AZFamily

Phoenix police chief explains department's new immigration policy
AZFamily
Williams said her officers were not enforcing immigration laws and the department had not received any complaints suggesting they were, but she had heard anecdotal stories from students concerned about going to a campus police office for fear either ...

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:07:43 GMT

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Pick the Right Law School for Immigration Law Career
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Clinical programs can expose you to a variety of legal issues surrounding immigration. For example, the University of Texas—Austin offers an immigration clinic with cases that help with asylum applications, U visas for victims of domestic violence ...

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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:56:08 GMT

NBCNews.com

Trump Immigration Crackdown Straining Courts, Advocates Say
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on illegal immigration has resulted in temporary reassignments of about one-third of the nation's immigration judges, a move judges and activists say is only further backlogging already jammed immigration ...


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:09:12 GMT

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego teacher refuses to answer Border Patrol questions at checkpoint
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Bell Middle School teacher Shane Parmely was detained for over an hour by Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint in New Mexico because she refused to say whether she was a U.S. citizen. Parmely's family helped her film the incident, which she posted ...

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:32:12 GMT

KPRC Houston

Leaders call for changes in immigration system after deadly smuggling case
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - On Monday, local and state organizations pushed for change in the immigration system after ten people died in a human smuggling case in San Antonio. It hits close to home for undocumented immigrants and their families in Houston.
Inside look: Why immigrants willingly risk their lives to come to AmericaKTRK-TV

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:52:03 GMT

WFAA

After truck tragedy, state lawmakers call on Congress to recommit to immigration reform
WFAA
Congress did not pass comprehensive immigration reform under president George W. Bush in 2007 and then rejected a similar effort during the Obama administration in 2013. San Antonio State Senator Jose Menendez on Sunday questioned if Congress will ...

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:23:00 GMT

The Commercial Appeal

Feds arrest Memphis immigrants in Sunday 'surge', outraging activists
The Commercial Appeal
Community activists gather at the Prescott Apartments Sunday evening after Federal immigration agents reportedly arrested 26 people at three Memphis apartment complexes in raids that have left the city's Hispanic community shaken and afraid. ice raid ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:11:05 GMT

EDITORIAL: How will immigration change us?
News Sentinel
If we're going to have a sensible debate on immigration, we must first make sure we have all the relevant facts, especially about how the immigrant population might change us. On a very basic level, “understanding how the demographic characteristics of ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:17:12 GMT

Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage teen speaks her mind to Supreme Court justice about immigration, civil rights
Alaska Dispatch News
Olivia Tafs, 15, won an essay competition for the Western United States, comparing Japanese World War II internment to President Donald Trump's travel ban, and got to read the essay to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch in San Francisco last week.

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:39:06 GMT

New York Times

Traveling in the Wake of Immigration Arrests
New York Times
After hundreds of undocumented immigrants were arrested in February, it became clear that the new president had begun making good on a campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration. Having written about immigration before, we knew other, ...
ICE Agents Round Up 123 People in TexasU.S. News & World Report

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:02:56 GMT

Berkeley, El Cerrito letters: American Indians likely opposed immigration too
East Bay Times
I think that we should implement the new immigration rules as soon as Trump and all other European-Americans present documentation from the tribes that permitted their entry into and occupation of Indian lands, thereby robbing the tribes of their ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:27:57 GMT

Seattle Judge: Non-profit lawyers can keep helping in immigration cases
KUOW News and Information
The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, or NWIRP, is a non-profit group that helps out in hundreds of these cases every year. Then, a few months ago, the Department of Justice ordered NWIRP to cease and desist this limited service. Judge Richard Jones ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:38:00 GMT

CBS News

Sessions calls on local officials to comply with immigration crackdown
CBS News
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Nury Chavarria is defying an order to return to her native Guatemala, taking refuge at a New Haven church instead. "I love this country," Chavarria said. Since entering the U.S. illegally in 1993, she's had four kids. "She is not a ...

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:05:33 GMT

The 9:01: 'Fed Up' campaign, immigration raids, women's music and more
The Commercial Appeal
City and State officials announces the “Fed Up” gun control campaign Monday morning. The campaign will bring tougher state penalties and possible federal prosecution for violent criminals in possession of a gun. Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal.