House Drawing Fire Over Immigration Reform Omission in Budget

BOSTON — The inability to reach a “consensus” among House and Senate budget negotiators over immigration enforcement doomed a controversial budget measure that would have restricted local police from acting as immigration agents, the House’s lead negotiator and supporter of…
From Crib To Court: Trump Administration Summons Immigrant Infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to new Justice Department data provided exclusively to Kaiser Health News. These children, who may…
New York sues Justice Department Over Immigration Laws

The city and state of New York filed federal lawsuits against the Justice Department on Wednesday for what they called “its unlawful efforts” to force the NYPD and other city officials to enforce federal immigration laws by withholding roughly $9…
How To Reduce The Immigration Case Backlog? Depends Who You Ask

To keep up with the Trump administration’s beefed-up immigration enforcement, some lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want hundreds of immigration judges to be hired as soon as possible. They hope that it would help reduce the notoriously huge…
House Republicans Pass Immigration Resolution To Own The Libs

The House hasn’t passed legislation to address families separated at the border. But they did pull off a vote on a symbolic resolution to use as an election messaging tool. House Republicans finally succeeded in approving immigration legislation Wednesday, after…
Immigration and Cultural Change

The most frequently used description of America by those who advocate for large numbers of immigrants — those here legally or illegally — is “America is a nation of immigrants.” The statement sounds meaningful. But in reality, it’s meaningless. What…
EB-5, Immigration Fraud, and a Visa Mill — All in One Court Case!

As one who writes from time to time about immigration fraud, about the controversial EB-5 (immigrant investor) program, and about a suspect visa mill, Northwestern Polytechnic University (near San Francisco), I was excited to discover a federal court case that…