Tag Archives: Illegal immigration to the United States

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

06Aug/17

Chicago to sue Trump administration over sanctuary city funding threat

Chicago will sue the Trump administration on Monday over threats to withhold public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, escalating a pushback against a federal immigration crackdown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Sunday. Continue reading

22Jul/17

Exclusive: Trump admin planning sweeping immigration raids

U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest teenage immigrants suspected of gang involvement as U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to crack down on illegal immigration. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

26Apr/17

U.S. judge blocks Trump sanctuary city order

A U.S. judge in San Francisco blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities.

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16Feb/17

“A day without immigrants” wins support of celebrity chef and Trump adversary

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, currently locked in a legal battle with U.S. President Donald Trump, says he’s supporting immigrants protesting Trump’s tough stance on immigration by staying home from work or school. The protest aims to highlight the role immigrants play in the U.S. Continue reading

13Feb/17

After a series of immigration raids in the U.S., Mexican day laborers in New York learn about their rights

After a U.S. federal immigration agents arrest hundreds of undocumented immigrants, the Consul General of Mexico to New York educates day laborers about what to do in case of an immigration raid.

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08Oct/15

EU ministers meet to discuss deportations amid flood of Syrian refugees

EU justice and home affairs ministers meet in Luxembourg where they are set to agree on plans to step up deportations of illegal immigrants.

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01Oct/15

Migrants leave rocks on Italian-French border

Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.

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25Aug/15

Jeb Bush again defends use of ‘anchor babies’ term, says referred to Asians

U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says it was ludicrous to describe his use of the term “anchor babies” as offensive to immigrants, saying his original comments referred more to Asians coming to the United States to give birth.

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