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[22 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
The US Soldiers Stuck in Immigration Limbo Under Trump

by Julia Preston
Septembre 20 2017
Courtesy Vice
When he enlisted in the Army last year, Private First Class Kyungmin Cho thought he would be an active-duty soldier by this time and a proud naturalized citizen of the United States. But despite enthusiastic praise in recent days from President Trump for the service of immigrants like him, Cho’s time as a recruit has left him wondering whether the American military wants him at all.

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[22 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tech lobbyists join fight over DACA and immigration

by Kate Ackley
Septembre 21, 2017
Courtesy Spokesman Review
Tech industry giants are beginning to mobilize their deep K Street networks to pressure lawmakers as Congress tries to address the legal status of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children.
A week after the sector’s top brass, such as Microsoft President Brad Smith, lambasted the Trump administration’s decision to rescind an Obama-era program for those young undocumented immigrants, tech industry lobbyists are looking for a way to turn their bosses’ words into a strategy on Capitol Hill.

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[22 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Law against encouraging illegal immigration could violate First Amendment

By Josh Gerstein
 September 21, 2017
Courtesy Politico
A federal law that makes it a crime to encourage or induce foreigners to enter or stay in the U.S. illegally may run afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court suggested in an unusual order Monday.
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel asked federal public defenders and immigrant rights groups to submit amicus briefs arguing that a San Jose, California, woman was improperly convicted because the law is vague or overbroad.

Immigration Nouvelles »

[21 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
What we’re missing in the debate about immigration

by Duarte Geraldino 
Septembre 21. 2017
Courtesy Ted
Between 2008 et 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind? Journalist Duarte Geraldino picks up the story of deportation where the state leaves off. Learn more about the wider impact of forced removal as Geraldino explains how the sudden absence of a mother, a local business owner or a high school student ripples outward and wreaks havoc on the relationships that hold our communities together.

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[21 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Plainclothes Officers Arrested Immigrants at a Courthouse. Can They Do That?

by Maya Rhodan

Septembre 18, 2017

Courtesy of Time
Representatives of Immigration and Customs Enforcement say that the arrests of undocumented immigrants last week by plainclothes officers who did not identify themselves to bystanders outside a Brooklyn courthouse were allowed under current policy.
Under the Trump Administration, arrests at courthouses have become a common occurrence, much to the chagrin of immigration attorneys and immigrant rights advocates.

Immigration Nouvelles »

[21 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Who Are You Calling Lawless?

by Mark Joseph Stern
Septembre 21, 2017
Courtesy of The Slate

The Trump administration’s latest attempt to punish sanctuary cities hit a snag on Friday when a federal court ruled the Justice Department cannot withhold public safety grants from jurisdictions that refuse to assist federal immigration authorities. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had attempted to prevent cities and states from receiving these funds unless they cooperatedwith immigration officials’ crackdown on undocumented immigrants. The court held that Sessions in fact has no power to attach new restrictions to the grants, rendering most of his new rules unlawful.

DACA, Sélection, Immigration Nouvelles »

[20 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
How is it Beneficial to Hire an Immigration Lawyer for Immigration Cases?

by Awais Ahmed
Septembre 20, 2017
Courtesy TG Daily
Going for immigration is a huge step in the life of an individual, because it basically marks the beginning of life from an entirely new point. The procedure for immigration has become very complicated with many legalities and issues which need to be addressed before you are actually eligible to apply, which is where an immigration lawyer comes into the scene.
The professionalism offered by an immigration attorney in such cases is indeed unparalleled, so if you are still confused as to you why you actually need

DACA, Immigration Nouvelles »

[20 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Venture capitalists are suing the Trump administration for delaying an immigration program

by Colin Lecher  
Septembre 19, 2017
Courtesy The Verge
In a new lawsuit, a group of venture capitalists says the Trump administration erred by delaying a program meant to help entrepreneurs from other countries start businesses in the United States.
The International Entrepreneur Rule, created under the Obama administration, was designed to give foreign-born startup founders a way to remain in the US while they build businesses, but this year, the Department of Homeland Security blocked the rule, just before it was set to go into effect in July.

DACA, Immigration Nouvelles »

[20 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Black immigrants in the U.S. face big challenges. Will African Americans rally to their side?

by Candis Watts Smith 
Septembre 20, 2017
Courtesy of Washington Post
President Trump’s announcement that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, pending further action from Congress, has once again pushed immigration into the political debate. That debate —whether it is about undocumented immigrants or about the 800,000 “dreamers” who have taken advantage of DACA — largely focuses on the lives and experiences of Latinos.
Far less discussed are the lives and attitudes of black immigrants.

Immigration Nouvelles, législatif »

[20 Septembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Rejecting Trump Agenda, Immigrant Protections Bill Passes in California

by Julia Conley
Septembre 20, 2017
Courtesy of Common Dreams
Gouvernement. Jerry Brown is expected to sign the California Values Act, passed by lawmakers Saturday, which would make the state asanctuary statewith new protections for undocumented immigrants.
La 27-11 voter, along party lines, was reached after lengthy negotiations. But immigrant rights groups applauded the final bill, noting that it represented a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration agenda, including the Justice Department’s threats to withhold law enforcement grants from sanctuary cities.