Category: Congress & Federal Laws

Springfield city council passes immigration ordinance

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — The city of Springfield is adopting a new immigration policy after months of tension between their voting power and the mayor’s office. The Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance that prohibits law enforcement from asking a person about…
Immigration Priorities in the 116th Congress

In just the past two months two young children died in U.S. Border Patrol custody; the U.S. Department of Justice took extraordinary steps to expedite the Supreme Court’s review of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative; and two teenagers were murdered outside a…
Latino Support for GOP is Steady Despite Trump Immigration Talk

Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in Denver suburb Littleton. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he’s been heartened by the president’s steps to protect…
January 2019 Visa Bulletin

Number 25Volume XWashington, D.C View as Printer Friendly PDF A. STATUTORY NUMBERS This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during January for: “Final Action Dates” and “Dates for Filing Applications,” indicating when immigrant visa applicants should be notified to assemble and submit…
Goodlatte: House Leadership Blocked Trump-Backed Immigration Reform

The House GOP leadership is responsible for blocking a pro-American immigration reform package which was backed by President Donald Trump, a top House chairman said Tuesday. The GOP leadership let the House immigration reform die in June by allowing a…