U.S. Immigration Cases See Significant Increase

Omaha, NE (KMTV) — – Statistics released by the Department of Justice show new cases in U.S. Immigration Court for the first half of 2017 almost equaled the entire total in 2016. A metro attorney says the examples of deportations…
Trump’s Top Immigration Nominee Dismisses a Full Border Wall

Donald Trump’s pick to oversee American immigration enforcement said a promised wall would not need to cover the entire US-Mexico border and signalled leniency toward young unauthorised immigrants. The President selected Kirstjen Nielsen to head the Department of Homeland Security,…
How Immigrants Helped Boost American Jobs in the Midwest

At a time when anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies seem to be growing, immigrants in the United States continue to do what they have done for over a century—bring unique and vital experiences to the country that support our economy and…
Lawyers for Texas Cities Argue Against State Immigration Law

Attorneys for numerous Texas local governments and immigrant advocates told a federal appeals court Tuesday that a Texas law aimed at cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities puts illegal and unconstitutional burdens on local authorities. The Texas Legislature approved the…
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…
Immigration Status Unsure for Nicaraguans, Hondurans in US

Within the next year, a 23-year-old woman could see her immediate family disintegrate if the U.S. government rescinds a special protection status for Honduran citizens in the country. Seven of her relatives — including her mother, stepfather, and sister —…