Category: State & Local Laws

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — There are many families in West Michigan waiting for the outcome of a Supreme Court case on immigration. A number of those families attended a Monday news conference regarding this case, hosted by the Hispanic…

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — Hundreds of families and border residents separated by the U.S.-Mexico border gathered Monday at a chain-link fence separating the countries for a binational protest targeting U.S. immigration policy. Mothers sobbed, sisters exchanged laughs and children swapped…

The government is providing some illegal immigrant families with smartphones to temporarily use as they travel throughout the United States to their “destination” cities. GEO Care, a federal contractor, has started loaning smartphones to certain illegal immigrant families enrolled in…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Republican presidential race has erupted in an incendiary new round of attacks over immigration, laying the groundwork in South Carolina for a monthslong fight that is likely to amplify hard-line talk about border security and…

DURHAM COUNTY, N.C. — The Durham School Board passed a resolution on Thursday that will oppose immigration raids. Last month, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents took David Guillen Acosta—a Riverside High School student—into custody as he was on…

The Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, was created in 1952. Before the INA, a variety of statutes governed immigration law but were not organized in one location. The McCarran-Walter bill of 1952, Public Law No. 82-414, collected and codified…

H-2B Employers Urged to Identify Returning Workers when Filing Petitions Effective December 18, 2015, H-2B workers identified as “returning workers” are exempted from the fiscal year (FY) 2016 annual H-2B cap of 66,000 visas. See Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)…

Saying Florida cities and counties must “follow the rule of law,” the Florida House passed a sweeping immigration measure Wednesday that would penalize those who don’t cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Florida is one of several states considering a crackdown…

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A United States District Court jury convicted Maqsood Haroon, 41, of Columbus, Ohio, of unlawful procurement of citizenship or naturalization. Carter M. Stewart, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and Marlon V. Miller, Special…