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Jan 15, 2020

Some asylum-seekers returned to Mexico get attorney access

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that some asylum-seekers who fear waiting in Mexico for U.S. immigration court hearings must have access to attorneys before and during a key interview to determine if they can stay in the U.S. until their claims are decided. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw of San Diego […]

Jan 9, 2020

Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public benefits with whether immigrants could become permanent residents. The ruling from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the administration’s […]

Jan 3, 2020

US starts sending asylum seekers across Arizona border

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly 350 miles (563 kilometers) away in Juarez, Mexico. Authorities are expanding a program known as Remain in Mexico that requires tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait out their immigration […]

Jan 2, 2020

Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers a year after use of illegal labor was revealed

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Nearly a year after the Trump Organization pledged to root out undocumented workers at its properties, supervisors at the Trump Winery on Monday summoned at least seven employees and fired them because of their lack of legal immigration status, according to two of the dismissed workers. The timing of the firings at […]

Dec 20, 2019

Lawsuit says Trump’s green-card rules show preference for ‘the wealthy and the white’

NEW YORK – Organizations critical of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies filed a broad lawsuit Thursday challenging new restrictions for green-card seekers who may need government help to pay for food and health care. The legal challenge amplifies similar litigation protesting the administration’s “public charge” policies. It calls the rules discriminatory, saying they crea[...]

Dec 17, 2019

Immigrants seeking driver’s licenses line up across New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bundled in winter jackets, immigrants lined up at some Department of Motor Vehicle offices throughout New York as the state began issuing driver’s licenses Monday that don’t require applicants to prove they are in the country legally. Hundreds of New Yorkers waited outside motor vehicle agencies in New York City, while […]

Dec 13, 2019

Hope, worry, lawsuits as New York enacts immigrant license law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new law allowing New Yorkers to get driver’s licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally is set to take effect Monday, though immigrants might still face hurdles in some parts of the state. Some county clerks ideologically opposed to the law have challenged it in court […]

Nov 13, 2019

Judge bans border activist from mentioning Trump in trial

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge banned an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants from mentioning President Donald Trump during his retrial, which began Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Raner Collins granted a motion by prosecutors to bar the mention of the president during the second trial of Scott Warren, just before opening statements […]

Nov 12, 2019

Court’s conservatives seem to back Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from deportation. There did not appear to be any support among the five conservatives in extended arguments Tuesday for blocking the administration’s decision […]

Nov 7, 2019

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions or other procedures on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer said the U.S. Health and Human Services Department overstepped […]

Nov 4, 2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump order requiring would-be immigrants to prove they have health insurance

A federal judge on Saturday blocked a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants to prove they had insurance or could pay for medical care before they can obtain visas, but immigration attorneys and health officials said the block still does not alleviate confusion and uncertainty among existing and would-be immigrants. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon in […]

Oct 21, 2019

Justices to review quick removal of some migrants

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Friday it will review a lower court decision that hinders the Trump administration’s desire to more quickly deport undocumented immigrants after their requests for asylum have been denied. The case concerns “expedited removal,” a procedure approved by Congress in 1996. Currently, it provides quick removal of thousands of people […]

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