Another sad story on immigration. Read this article from the Boston Globe and hear this woman’s sad story.

‘I was blindsided’: How a routine immigration interview turned into an arrest By Maria Cramer At first, the conversation with the two immigration officials was friendly. They said they believed her marriage to an American citizen was genuine, Lilian Calderon Jimenez recalled. Her application to become a permanent resident was cleared to move forward. They even[…]

An amazing story from the Dallas Morning News.

Searching for the white landlady who saved my immigrant family, I found America Shaheen Pasha Exhausted, my mother sat on the stoop of one of the four-story brick buildings that dotted our old neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn. It was cold, but she was too tired to care. She had dropped my siblings and me[…]

NBC shows the fight for DACA.

With no permanent immigration fix by DACA deadline, Dreamers amp political mobilization by Nicole Acevedo Disappointed over the lack of action by the White House and Congress over the long-term fate of DACA and immigration reform, Dreamers are focusing their energies on this year’s elections and mobilizing through political action. In September, President Donald Trump marked[…]

Another interesting study from The Dallas Morning News.

Dallas leaders release study that says immigrants have a lot of economic punch Dianne Solis, Senior writer City leaders and a coalition of business and political leaders released a study Wednesday that says immigrants in Dallas had $5.4 billion in spending power in 2016. That represents about 22 percent of the city population’s entire $24.1 billion in spending[…]

The Guardian tells another sad story about US Immigration.

US immigration kept asylum seeker and daughter apart for months, suit says Amanda Holpuchin New York US immigration authorities have kept a Congolese woman seeking asylum separated from her seven-year-old daughter for four months, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Lawyers said authorities had not explained why the two were separated and claimed the move[…]

Dallas Morning News brings up and interesting study.

New study says immigrants commit crimes less often in Texas than those born in the U.S. Dianne Solis, Senior writer An analysis released Monday by the libertarian Cato Instituteshows that unauthorized immigrants and legal immigrants in Texas commit proportionally fewer crimes than the native-born population. The study found that unauthorized immigrants had a criminal conviction rate[…]

A sad story from the BBC.

US immigrant faces deportation after reporting prowler to police An undocumented immigrant who called police to report a burglary was himself arrested, while the suspect was allowed to go free. Officers in the Seattle suburb of Tukwila detained father-of-three Wilson Macarreno at his home last Thursday. He was held after they found a warrant from[…]

CBS answers a few questions about the new immigration bill.

What’s in the immigration bills the Senate is debating? The Senate is currently debating a number of immigration bills ahead of the March 5th deadline to do something about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. That’s the Obama-era initative, which was later cancelled by President Trump.The program provided legal protections for “Dreamers,”[…]