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,”[…]

Here’s the story of a chemistry professor.

US immigration authorities arrest chemistry professor after he finishes getting his children ready for school Amy B Wang  Recently Syed Ahmed Jamal was getting ready to take his daughter to school when he was stopped outside his home in Lawrence, Kansas. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement were on his front garden. Before Jamal, 55, could[…]

A look at where the younger generation stands on immigration.

Where millennials stand on immigration By David Brancaccio and Janet Nguyen The Trump administration’s hard-line stance on immigration over the past year has led to fierce disagreement between Republicans and Democrats, even playing a major role in January’s government shutdown. The big reason Democrats refused to pass a federal spending bill: In late 2017, President Donald Trump said he[…]

Washington Post shows their support for family-based immigration

Family-based immigration has ‘merit,’ too By Laura Wides-Muñoz In the debate over which and how many immigrants to welcome into the United States, the White House has set up a clear contrast between immigrants with “merit” and those with family connections. The first category incorporates “people who are skilled, who want to work, who will contribute[…]

More discussion on DACA.

Exclusive: Bipartisan House group unveils new DACA proposal By Tal Kopan Washington (CNN)A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House are unveiling Monday their proposal to resolve the immigration standoff in Washington, even as the White House has offered a more conservative plan. The group of 48 lawmakers, split evenly by party, are calling for their[…]