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ICE arrests 114 workers in immigration raid at Ohio gardening company Published: Jun 7, 2018 Via the Washington Post: A swarm of immigration agents arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company Tuesday morning, one of the largest of several recent workplace raids carried out as part of the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration enforcement. About 200 federal officers blitzed two locations of
Immigrant Army Recruit Faces Deportation Despite Assurances by Mattis Published: Jun 6, 2018 Via Stars & Stripes: Immigration authorities began deportation proceedings Monday against a foreign-born military recruit despite a statement by the defense secretary and a new law aimed at protecting foreign recruits and veterans. Luo Shu, a Chinese citizen who graduated with a degree in data analytics from George Washington University, was recruited
Incarcerated Immigrants in 2016: Their Numbers, Demographics, and Countries of Origin Published: Jun 5, 2018 Via the Cato Institute: Since taking office, President Donald Trump has expanded interior immigration enforcement and made it easier for states and local governments to apprehend and detain illegal immigrants.1 His actions are often based on the widespread perception that illegal immigrants are a significant and disproportionate source of crime in the
Matthew Kolken Quoted in the Daily Beast Published: May 31, 2018 “There’s very little difference between President Trump and President Obama with respect to the jailing of refugee children in deportation internment camps,” said Matt Kolken, a lawyer who also represents children seeking asylum in the U.S. “There’s been a systemic assault on the rights of immigrants by both President Obama and
USCIS to Implement Online Processing of FOIA Requests Published: May 30, 2018 New System Allows Users to Submit and Receive FOIA Requests Digitally WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced the launch of our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Immigration Records SysTem (FIRST), which will eventually allow users to submit, manage, and receive FOIA requests entirely online. Before this change,
Separating Mothers from their Children is Abhorrent and Unfortunately We Have Seen it Before Published: May 29, 2018 This past Memorial Day weekend photographs were published on The USA Today network depicting refugee children sleeping uncovered on concrete floors behind locked gates like stray animals. The photographs were used to illustrate how the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement policies are crimes against humanity. The result was justifiable
Trump Admin Says Schools Should Decide Whether to Report Undocumented Kids to ICE Published: May 23, 2018 Simply appalling. Via Politico: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that it’s up to individual schools to decide whether to call U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement if they suspect their students are undocumented. “That’s a school decision. It’s a local community decision,” DeVos said during testimony before