Farmers Hit Hard by Trump’s Policies on Trade, Immigration

Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in…
Immigration Poll Finds Deep Divide Over Trump’s Agenda

Many of President Trump’s immigration policies are deeply unpopular, including recent efforts to deter illegal immigration by separating migrant families at the border, according to a new NPR-Ipsos poll. But Americans are polarized in their attitudes about immigrants and the…
House Progressive Caucus likes Senate Immigration Proposal

STATE HOUSE — A group of state representatives has asked overdue state budget negotiators to adopt Senate language restricting local authorities from cooperating with federal immigration enforcement, advocating for a measure Speaker Robert DeLeo has said would be “very difficult”…
Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Immigrant Families

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration after crossing the southwest border. The American Civil Liberties Union had asked Judge Dana Sabraw…
Salvadoran Mother Separated from son to Remain in Custody

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Salvadoran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the U.S. must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait, under a ruling Monday by an immigration judge. Blanca Orantes-Lopez has been separated…
Immigration Critics Urge Liberals to Come up with Answers on Asylum Issue

With tensions over asylum seekers mounting between Ottawa and Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s new PC government, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wants to give provincial immigration ministers another chance to air their grievances — and Lisa MacLeod says she’d happily do…