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Immigration Archives

DACA was rescinded, now it's back: What can Dreamers expect?

Many were angered and saddened by the announcement made by the Trump administration on September 5, 2017 that it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The announcement meant that nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were protected by the program could face the possibility of deportation, despite the fact that they were brought into the U.S. as children.

Does SB4 violate an immigrant's rights? Some Texas cities say yes

Since its passage just months ago, Senate Bill 4 (SB 4), also referred to as the "sanctuary cities" bill, has been applauded by some for providing Texas with a "uniform immigration policy," instead of a patchwork of laws. It gives local police and law enforcement more authority in immigration matters, a point supporters of the bill are quick to point out.

What does the passage of SB 4 mean for immigrants in Texas?

Since the presidential campaign last year, there has been a lot of talk about sanctuary cities, particularly regarding their alleged interference with immigration enforcement. While Attorney General Jeff Sessions admits that the administration is still unable to define the term, this didn't stop Gov. Greg Abbott from passing Senate Bill 4 just days ago.

A newly aggressive approach to immigration enforcement

In what the Boston Globe calls "a newly aggressive approach" to immigration enforcement, federal officers have begun to arrest individuals when they show up for scheduled appointments at the offices of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Five individuals were detained last week at USCIS's outpost in Lawrence, Massachusetts; now, immigrants across the country fear they will face similar treatment when they are summoned to speak with officials.

New Policy Targets Undocumented Immigrants In Border States

President Trump has gone forward with a new initiative that will make life harder for millions of immigrants and their families. In what The New York Times describes as a "major shift" in policy, the administration has made millions of individuals newly vulnerable to arrest and deportation.

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