Category: Congress & Federal Laws

Congress Should Stop Dragging Feet on Immigration Reform

It has been more than two months since President Donald Trump announced the end of a program allowing temporary, legal status for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. He told Congress to find a legislative solution. Without…
Mexico Argues Texas Immigration Law Will Harm Relations

A Texas law banning sanctuary cities would harm diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Mexico, Mexico argues in a brief submitted to the appeals court reviewing the law. The brief, filed Thursday with the Fifth District Court of Appeals in…
Kids of Skilled Immigrants From India May be Forced to Leave US

As Congress contemplates the next step for children who immigrated to this country illegally, a population of young immigrants who entered America legally is beginning to speak out. Not covered by the proposed DREAM Act, not eligible for Deferred Action…
Trump Ties Immigration Demands To DACA Deal, Including Border Wall

President Trump on Sunday sent Congress a list of sweeping immigration changes he says “must be included as part of any legislation addressing the status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.” Trump wants the border wall he campaigned…
After White House Issues Demands, Hopes for an Immigration Deal Dim

WASHINGTON — The list of hard-line immigration demands that President Trump said he needs to back protections for young undocumented immigrants triggered a furious response on Monday from Democrats and immigration activists, who gave no indication they were willing to…