A federal judge in California blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order reducing funding for sanctuary cities Monday, limiting the administration’s ability to punish municipalities that violate federal immigration law.
“Sanctuary” policies haven’t kept federal immigration authorities from doing their job, but there have been numerous cases of local jurisdictions refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests.
About 400,000 illegal aliens are processed through ICE’s system each year, and about one in every 10 is detained. In this interview, Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, explains how the federal agency prioritizes immigration enforcement.
Don Chioffi, a retired Vermont state legislator, educator and Vietnam veteran, has been named “Citizen Activist of the Year” by Washington, D.C.-based ACT! for America.
The Trump administration’s top immigration agent said Tuesday that he plans to ramp up investigations of businesses that knowingly employ illegal immigrants.
Thanks to a two-decade surge in immigration, a greater share of the U.S. population is foreign-born than at any time in the past century, according to a new report.
Vermont’s Refugee Resettlement Program has requested 100 more Syrian and Iraqi refugees to be sent to Rutland, and so far local residents are quiet about whether they plan to oppose the move.
LePage explicitly threatened to remove any sheriff who refuses to comply with Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) requests to extend the detention of arrested individuals suspected of violating federal immigration law.
President Donald Trump’s travel ban will expire on Sunday, and that could be the biggest news yet in the legal controversy surrounding his executive order on refugees and migrants.