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    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on their Twitter account the drastic increase in fees for dozens of immigration applications and work visas. The changes include an increase of more than 80% in naturalization applications and the imposition of a fee for asylum seekers, a process that previously was not...
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on their Twitter account the drastic increase in fees for dozens of immigration applications and work visas. The changes include an increase of more than 80% in naturalization applications and the imposition of a fee for asylum seekers, a process that previously was not...
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on their Twitter account the drastic increase in fees for dozens of immigration applications and work visas. The changes include an increase of more than 80% in naturalization applications and the imposition of a fee for asylum seekers, a process that previously was not...
    The Trump administration announced Friday that it is increasing immigration fees -- with those seeking citizenship facing a hike of more than 80 percent, while asylum seekers will face a charge for their claim. The rule, first proposed last year and published in the federal register Friday, increases the application for citizenship fee by 81...
    When Donald Trump finally made good on his long-standing threats to send in the feds to police American cities in the midst of protests about policing, it wasn’t the Army or some new phantom force but Customs and Border Patrol. To quote a fairly popular leftist chant: La migra, la policía, la misma porquería.  Agents...
    DENVER (CBS4)– A group gathered at a park the community calls La Raza, formerly known as Columbus Park, on Friday to raise awareness about immigration issues. The movement was started by a group of young adults called 10 for 10. They are trying to encourage the youth of the Denver metro area to use their...
    Matthew Albence is resigning as the acting head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency as President Trump heads into the 2020 reelection campaign. “This was an exceptionally hard decision to make, a decision prolonged due to the uncertainty of a global pandemic and the essential role ICE continues to play in our nation’s response,”...
    Application fees for the H-1B visa will jump 21%, and companies heavily reliant on the controversial visa will be hit with a new fee for extensions, under a regulation to take effect in October. The basic visa fee will rise to $555 from $460, according to the final version of a U.S. Department of Homeland...
    The Trump administration is hiking the fees for a range of immigration benefits, including an 83% increase for petitions from green card holders seeking to become U.S. citizens and the first ever charge for asylum requests. Set to be published in the federal government's journal of regulations on Monday, the new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Immigration lawyers in New Jersey filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to keep them from having to appear in immigration court during the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Jersey chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and attorneys Michael DiRaimondo, Brian O'Neill and Elizabeth Trinidad claim the federal government is risking their health...
    BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The lives of an undocumented 8-year-old boy and his father are starting to turn around.Edgar Machic Jr. was caught on camera during an Instagram Livestream, helping his dad sell flowers in Boyle Heights in July.After the video was shared, father and son were shown an outpouring of support by...
    The Trump administration on Friday announced it would dramatically increase U.S. immigration fees in multiple categories, including a first-ever fee for asylum applicants and an 80% increase for naturalization services. The new fee structure, unveiled by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is expected to take effect October 2. The cost of online naturalization applications...
    It will soon be almost twice as expensive to apply to become an American citizen. The Trump administration is significantly increasing fees for a number of immigration and work authorization applications, including the fee to apply for naturalization. [ READ Trump Administration to Reject New DACA Applications Amid Review ]U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Friday...
    A Manhattan federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from denying green cards and visas to noncitizens who receive public benefits until the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, ruling Wednesday in favor of immigrants’ rights groups that sued the federal government to halt the measure. The “public charge” rule expands the definition of who could be denied...
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting Director Matthew Albence is retiring from his position after serving in it for just over a year. The Department of Homeland Security, in which ICE is housed, disclosed Albence’s retirement plans on Friday, after his departure was first reported by the Washington Examiner. Albence is a longtime career official...
    CHICAGO — A coalition of immigrant rights groups is urging U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement to cancel plans to bring a “Citizens Academy” to Chicago this fall — saying the program will lead to neighbors racially profiling each other, violence and increased fear in immigrant communities. The six-week course, modeled after other law enforcement academies,...
    (CNN)The Trump administration is dramatically increasing fees for dozens of immigration and work applications, including a more than 80 percent increase on naturalization applications and a first-time fee for asylum applicants. US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency responsible for the country's immigration and naturalization system, updated and finalized its fee structure after a nearly...
    Thousands of Americans have visited New Zealand’s immigration website hoping to escape and ride out the coronavirus pandemic on the island — with a US citizen visiting the site at a rate of once every 30 seconds last month, new data shows. More than 250,000 US natives have flocked to the country’s official immigration website to investigate...
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting Director Matt Albence is retiring from the agency he has led since last year, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. A longtime career law enforcement official, Albence has filled the top spot at the agency multiple times during the Trump administration as leadership at ICE — an agency...
    MORE than 110,000 Americans visited coronavirus-free New Zealand’s immigration site last month, as many mulled fleeing the US. The searches came after New Zealand in early June declared it had eliminated coronavirus – and lifted lockdowns. 7More than 110,000 Americans have visited New Zealand's immigration site in the last monthCredit: Getty Images - Getty 7Prime...
    The Supreme Courts rejection of President Donald Trumps attempt to undo former President Barack Obamas executive order on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) opens up an entirely new form of presidential power, one difficult to unwind. And law professor and former Department of Justice official John Yoo is advising Trump to capitalize, because "it...
    Thousands of Americans have visited New Zealand’s immigration website hoping to escape and ride out the coronavirus pandemic on the island — with a US citizen visiting the site at a rate of once every 30 seconds last month, new data shows. More than 250,000 US natives have flocked to the country’s official immigration website...
    Thousands of Americans have visited New Zealand’s immigration website hoping to escape and ride out the coronavirus pandemic on the island — with a US citizen visiting the site at a rate of once every 30 seconds last month, new data shows. More than 250,000 US natives have flocked to the country’s official immigration website...
    ICE agents complain about being compared to Nazis and claim they are not racist and only 'look for people who are removable' in the new Netflix docu-series Immigration Nation.  The series will air on Netflix on August 3rd. It is the culmination of three years of interviews by the filmmakers with ICE a number of...
    President Trump’s one-year extension of former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is about buying time ahead of the 2020 election, immigration reformers tell Breitbart News. On Tuesday, Trump’s administration announced a one-year extension of DACA to undertake a “comprehensive review of the program.” The move means that nearly 800,000 DACA recipients...
    More than 110,000 Americans visited New Zealand's immigration website last month to learn if they qualify to move there amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Tens of thousands of foreigners from other countries have also inquired about living in New Zealand and applied for residency as the country emerged as the gold standard for dealing with the health...
    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor and two U.S. senators urged President Trump to respond to the nation's worst coronavirus outbreak that has occurred inside an immigrant detention center, calling it a “dire situation.” Immigration and Customs Enforcement said 262 undocumented immigrants are being monitored at the privately owned Farmville Detention Center after testing positive...
    (CNN)The American Civil Liberties Union battles the Trump administration on multiple fronts in "The Fight," an excellent documentary that captures the heady political moment for which the organization was born. Presented in a taut, tense way, it's a glimpse into what makes the ACLU tick with the pacing and stakes of a dramatic thriller.Split into...
    The nation’s huge population of illegal migrants is “enriching our country,” Democratic candidate Joe Biden said in a July 28 statement. “As President, I will protect Dreamers and their families and offer a roadmap to citizenship for Dreamers and all 11 million undocumented immigrants enriching our country,” Biden said, using the “dreamer’ term to describe...
    A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop enforcing a sweeping wealth test on people applying for green cards and visas for the duration of the national emergency over the coronavirus, agreeing with Democratic-led states that the rules discourage immigrants from seeking public assistance during the pandemic. The "public...
    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a Trump administration rule that could deny green cards to immigrants over use of public benefits from being applied during the pandemic. The controversial guidelines had gone into effect in February, after legal challenges and amid concerns that they would have a chilling effect on...
    (CNN)The filmmakers behind "Immigration Nation" were granted extensive access to ICE agents, which raises the question what the government's communications people were thinking. Now, there are reports they've had second thoughts about this Netflix docuseries, a searing dissection of Trump administration policies that's even-handed but emotionally devastating in highlighting the pain associated with them.Netflix, it's...
    The attorney general has junked his department’s 2017 letter declaring the illegality of President Barack Obama’s 2012 amnesty, dubbed the Deferred Arrival for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty. The legal backtrack is useful for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, but it underlines the growing need for the administration to fully explain its second-term agenda for immigration,...
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday it will not accept any new applications for a program that shields from deportation people who were brought to the country illegally as children, drawing criticism from immigrant rights advocates and Democrats in Congress.  Acting Secretary Chad Wolf wrote in a memo he is launching a review of the Deferred...
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will reject new applications and shorten renewal periods for an Obama-era program that shields young people from deportation, taking a defiant stance after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to let it be scrapped completely. The move, detailed in a memo from Acting Homeland Security Secretary...
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will reject new applications and shorten renewal periods for an Obama-era program that shields young people from deportation, taking a defiant stance after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to let it be scrapped completely. The move, detailed in a memo from Acting Homeland Security Secretary...
    Reuters July 28, 2020 0 Comments U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, bolstering his tough immigration stance in an election year, said on Tuesday it will reject any new applications for the so-called ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program and shorten the deportation protections of those whose eligibility is soon to expire. A senior administration official said there...
    The Trump administration on Tuesday announced that it was halting applications to an Obama-era program that shields some illegal immigrants from deportations as it considers the policy's future -- just weeks after the Supreme Court shut down efforts to halt the program. The Supreme Court ruled last month that the administration's decision to rescind the Deferred...
    President Trump will allow people brought to the US illegally as minors to renew work permits and protections against deportation for one year. The White House announced the decision in a Tuesday call with reporters. The approximately 700,000 people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status can seek renewals. Previously, DACA recipients could renew...
    President Trump will allow people brought to the US illegally as minors to renew work permits and protections against deportation for one year. The White House announced the decision in a Tuesday call with reporters. The approximately 700,000 people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status can seek renewals. Previously, DACA recipients could renew for...
    Justices John Roberts (left) and Neil Gorsuch (right) have "betrayed" conservatives. So they're kicking more people out of their party. We know that impeached Cheeto Donald Trump is losing. When I first wrote those words a couple of months ago or so, liberals freaked out. I’m sensing that most of us can accept that now (without...
    BOSTON (AP) — The case against a Massachusetts state court judge accused of helping a man who was living in the U.S. illegally sneak out of the courthouse to evade an immigration enforcement agent can move toward trial, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Leo Sorokin rejected Newton District Court Judge Shelley Joseph’s...
    By DON THOMPSON | The Associated Press SACRAMENTO  — Demonstrators chained themselves to a fence outside Gov. Gavin Newsom’s home on Monday, calling for mass inmate releases and an end to immigration transfers because of the coronavirus pandemic, as deaths mounted at a San Francisco Bay Area prison. The California Highway Patrol cut the chains...
    The Union Pacific Police Department — patrolling 32,000 miles of railroad track in 23 states — is no longer cooperating with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency following pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). On Monday, the ACLU announced that the nearly 200 special agents who patrol for Union Pacific Railroad have...
    A survey, conducted by a left-leaning pro-migration group, finds that the most impressionable swing state voters hugely support deportations of criminal illegal aliens. Immigration Hub, run by a group of former Democrat congressional staffers, released a survey to Axios showing that moderate swing state voters who are the most impressionable in terms of supporting a...
    By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press The case against a Massachusetts state court judge accused of helping a man who was living in the U.S. illegally sneak out of the courthouse to evade an immigration enforcement agent can move toward trial, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Leo Sorokin rejected Newton District Court...
    The case against a Massachusetts state court judge accused of helping a man who was living in the U.S. illegally sneak out of the courthouse to evade an immigration enforcement agent can move toward trial, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Leo Sorokin rejected Newton District Court Judge Shelley Joseph’s bid to...
    SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS SF) — Demonstrators chained themselves to a fence outside Gov. Gavin Newsom’s home on Monday, calling for mass inmate releases and an end to immigration transfers because of the coronavirus pandemic, as deaths mounted at San Quentin State Prison. The California Highway Patrol cut the chains linking protesters to the bars of the...