Immigration Agency Subpoenas Sanctuary City Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has subpoenaed Denver law enforcement for information on four foreign nationals wanted for deportation and may consider expanding the unusual practice to other locations if necessary. It’s an escalation of the conflict between…
Lawmaker: Changes being made to Kentucky immigration bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Employees on the front lines of helping the sick or victims of sexual assault in Kentucky would be exempted from a high-profile immigration bill under changes its lead sponsor is making. Republican Sen. Danny Carroll announced…
I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted

In 2001, when I was the new Washington correspondent for The Arizona Republic, I attended the annual awards dinner of the National Immigration Forum. The forum is a left-right coalition that lobbies for unauthorized immigrants and expansive immigration policies. Its…
Vermont settles suit alleging it sent immigrant info to feds

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles has agreed to change some procedures, and undergo monitoring and training for workers to settle a lawsuit accusing it of giving information about immigrant farm workers to federal authorities, leading…
USCIS “Secure Mail” Requirement Could Hurt Immigrants

Amidst the controversy surrounding the planned U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) fee hikes, a troubling regulatory tweak went all but unnoticed. As part of a rule implementing the fee increases, USCIS unveiled plans to require immigrants to show ID…