Tuesday, December 20, 2016

If the DACA is repealed, roughly 645,000 people would lose their legal right to work in the U.S., putting them at risk of losing their jobs and possibly being deported, according to the San Francisco-based Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Terminating all of these workers and possibly finding and retraining replacements for them would cost businesses an estimated $3.4 billion, the nonprofit immigrant rights advocacy group estimated.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

So-called “dreamers” — those who came to the United States illegally as children but were exempt from deportation through a Barack Obama executive order — have been warned to not to travel outside of the country when Donald Trump becomes president.http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30323/
The debate over legal immigration is heating up and could be on par with the ongoing discussion about how to get a handle on illegal immigration, according to a new report.http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/donald-trump-immigration-programs-legal/2016/12/12/id/763556/

Thursday, December 8, 2016

“Amnesty means illegal aliens get to stay,” he said. “That’s all it means. Anything and everything that allows illegal aliens to stay legally is an amnesty. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing. We have tax amnesties, we have parking amnesties.”


Monday, November 14, 2016

Mr. Trump said that undocumented immigrants who are not criminals are “terrific people,” and that he would decide how to handle them after the border is secure. The House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, echoed the president-elect, saying on Sunday that there would be no deportation force, something Mr. Trump had promised to create early in his campaign.


Friday, November 11, 2016

Miles de indocumentados, entre ellos dreamers y familiares inmediatos de ciudadanos y residentes legales, no saben qué sucederá con ellos a partir del 20 de enero de 2017.


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Fees will increase for the first time in six years, by a weighted average of 21 percent for most applications and petitions.   This increase is necessary to recover the full cost of services provided by USCIS. These include the costs associated with fraud detection and national security, customer service and case processing, and providing services without charge to refugee and asylum applicants and to other customers eligible for fee waivers or exemptions.


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet one last time Wednesday to debate in Nevada, where it's difficult to ignore the issue that has loomed over the election but has yet to be truly hashed out in the candidates' two previous meetings: immigration.


Monday, October 10, 2016

Even though the immigration debate hasn't changed in years, someone should tell Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that the immigration reality has.


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

WASHINGTON — A short-handed Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from the Obama administration to reconsider a major immigration decision, dooming for now President Obama’s plan to spare millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.


Monday, October 3, 2016

The eight-member court's order shut the door on a plan that already seemed all but dead a few months ago. The court declined to wait until a ninth justice is confirmed and seated in order to rehear the case — and possibly reverse its June decision.


Thursday, September 29, 2016

A growing body of research suggests that the answer isn’t economic anxiety, or concerns about public spending, or even general nationalism. It is more specific -- and more disturbing.


Monday, September 26, 2016

NBC’s Lester Holt or a moderator of one of the other two debates would do well to ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump where they stand on Utah’s unprecedented state guest working program law, which has been awaiting a waiver from the White House for five years.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Under Mr. Trump’s anti-immigrant proposals, the American population would probably shrink to 323 million by 2024, about one million fewer people than today and 22 million fewer people than the Census Bureau’s projections eight years from now.
There is another side to the story, too: With Hillary Clinton as the next president, the population of the United States is more likely to increase to 360 million in 2024, from 324 million today.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The situation is so bad that an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court this summer that adult illegal immigrants are kidnapping children as they make their way north, so they can pose as families and earn easier treatment here.


Thursday, September 8, 2016

Those who trust Clinton on immigration overwhelmingly say the nation's top immigration priority should be finding a way for those in the country illegally to stay (71%), while the Trump backers are more focused on stopping people from entering the country illegally (56%).

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

El gobierno de Estados Unidos evaluará antes del fin de noviembre si dejará de usar centros privados para detener a inmigrantes, según anunció este lunes el director del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional, Jeh Johnson.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The U.S. cannot afford to miss its next opportunity. America’s unrepaired immigration system entails high costs not only for families caught in the stalled gears, but for myriad businesses and the economy as a whole.


Friday, August 12, 2016

La persecución penal por matrimonio fraudulento para conseguir beneficios migratorios “es controlado por el Departamento de Justicia” y prevé una pena de cinco años de prisión y una multa de $250,000 para cualquier persona “que a sabiendas contrae matrimonio con el propósito de evadir cualquier disposición de las leyes de inmigración”, dijo la agencia.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Hasta ahora no hay indicios de que Clinton tenga amarrado un acuerdo bipartidista que permita legalizar a la mayoría de los 11.3 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados que viven en el país. 


Friday, July 29, 2016

Cónyuges e hijos indocumentados de residentes permanentes, y también ciudadanos, pueden pedir perdón en EEUU antes de iniciar el proceso consular para el ajuste de estatus y regresar al país con la green card.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

“También cabe la posibilidad de que Clinton gane la elección, que los republicanos mantengan el control de la Cámara de Representantes y que los demócratas no alcancen un acuerdo con los republicanos para hablar de reforma migratoria”, advierte Velásquez.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Parents who entered the U.S. illegally from Mexico and Central America will have an easier time getting birth certificates for their children born in Texas following a lawsuit settlement with the state, lawyers for immigration advocates said on Monday.


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Cases of newly arrived immigrants facing deportation have been made a priority, but the backlog still means that many immigrants are likely to face years long delays before a judge makes a final decision on their cases. 


Monday, July 18, 2016

When it comes to Trump's proposal to build a wall along the Mexican border, about 6 in 10 Americans oppose the idea while 4 in 10 are for it, the new Associated Press-GfK poll indicated.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The double standard here is remarkable. Clinton explicitly states that she wants to protect software engineers, lawyers and product managers from foreign competition. But she has no such desire to protect low-skilled laborers.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Trump's proposal to cut immigration from countries with a clear record of terrorist ties and his plan to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., experts say as many as 70 countries could face major restrictions, impacting billions of people worldwide.


Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Obama administration has until late July to petition the court for a rehearing, but it hasn’t indicated whether it will.


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Es un sistema automático que permite a las autoridades canadienses evaluar a los pasajeros antes de su llegada a Canadá con el objeto de decidir si pueden ingresar al país y si dicho viaje implica un riesgo para la seguridad.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Immigrant rights activists attempted to block the road to federal immigration agents’ headquarters in Atlanta on Monday, demanding President Obama stop deporting anymore illegal immigrants after last week’s Supreme Court stalemate.


Monday, June 27, 2016

Supporters of immigration reform, from advocacy groups and voters to candidates and contributors, are better off taking the fight to receptive states, at least in the short term.


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Unos cinco millones de inmigrantes indocumentados que llevan tiempo viviendo en Estados Unidos y carecen de antecedentes criminales no podrán pedir el amparo de sus deportaciones tras el fallo 4-4 este jueves de la Corte Suprema de Justicia sobre la Acción Ejecutiva migratoria.


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

There is a communal breath holding going on among immigrants and their allies as they wait for a Supreme Court ruling that could profoundly alter their lives.


Monday, June 20, 2016

WASHINGTON — Thirteen cases remain to be decided at the Supreme Court this month, but all eyes are on three of them: Affirmative Action, Abortion and Immigration

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Trump doubled down on his divisive immigration rhetoric this week following the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. If elected, he may not even need lawmakers' help to act on some proposals.


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Illegal immigrants hoping to win entry into the U.S. under a judge's interpretation of border policy are kidnapping children and then posing as families before attempting to cross the Mexican border, a top Justice Department official told a federal appeals court on Tuesday.


Monday, June 6, 2016

Los 5 millones de indocumentados que aguardan un fallo favorable de la Corte Suprema de Justicia para pedir el amparo de sus deportaciones, deberán seguir esperando porque los magistrados no dieron a conocer este lunes su opinión en el caso Texas versus Estados Unidos, en la primera de al menos cuatro ventanas programadas para junio.

The U.S. Supreme Court heads into the final month of its term with decisions yet to come on such divisive issues as immigration, abortion, and affirmative action.

Friday, June 3, 2016

PHOENIX -- As the nation celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month, Arizona journalist Linda Valdez tells the story of how she, a daughter of a middle-class family from Ohio, fell in love, married and has made a life with Sixto Valdez, the son of a family of 14 children who grew up poor in a rural town in Mexico.


Thursday, June 2, 2016

DURING A SPEECH on his economic record today, President Obama issued a scorching warning to Americans about Donald Trump: “Don’t think this agenda’s going to help you. It’s not designed to help you.”

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Newly-minted Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson slammed Donald Trump's immigration plan on Wednesday.
Trump has said "a hundred things that I think would've disqualified any other candidate.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Homeland Security has discovered more three-year amnesty applications it approved in defiance of a federal judge’s firm injunction, lawyers told the court late Wednesday — less than a week after the judge delivered a vicious spanking to the administration for repeatedly bungling the case.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

San Francisco leaders have retained strict protections for people who are in the country illegally, with clarifications.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

For two decades, Noe Sanchez sent money from California to his father in Mexico City through storefront outlets of traditional remittance firms such as Western Union.

Now he grabs his smartphone and uses Remitly, one of several new competing mobile apps promoting cheap and quick international transfers. Sanchez quickly got over his initial unease of sending money through an unfamiliar company.http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-tech-idUSKCN0YF0EE

Monday, May 9, 2016

“While it may seem that immigration over the last few decades has been higher than ever before,” Galka wrote, “the picture looks very different when viewed relative to the size of the U.S. population.”

Friday, May 6, 2016

DONALD TRUMP’S PLAN to kick 11 million undocumented immigrants out of the United States over the course of two years sounds impractical. How impractical?

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

One of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border has received a temporary residential child-care license, amid discussions over whether the federal government will keep using such facilities.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Tucson Police Department has been detaining people at traffic stops for longer than necessary in order to check their immigration status, according to a letter sent by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona to the department Monday. 

Monday, May 2, 2016

Many legal articles have been written that focus on the legality of the president's executive orders, but beyond strictly legal matters, however, lies an even more powerful issue: that of justice. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Clinton-era immigration laws “have subjected hundreds of thousands of people to arbitrary detention, fast-track deportations and family separation,” Human Rights Watch says in a new report.

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Tea Party believes in the reduction of the U.S. national debt and the economic activity that DAPA would create would help with that goal. The Tea Party believes in national security and DAPA would help to create accountability of immigrants in the country, taking people out of the shadows is national security. The Tea Party believes in conservative values, and what is more conservative than keeping families together?

Monday, April 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC.- De “intensa” y “dura” calificaron congresistas y abogados la audiencia que llevó a cabo este lunes la Corte Suprema de Justicia para escuchar los argumentos orales sobre la Acción Ejecutiva migratoria del presidente Barack Obama, beneficio que ampara de la deportación a unos 5 millones de indocumentados.
The Supreme Court appeared divided during oral arguments Monday in a crucial case challenging the executive actions on immigration that President Obama took in 2014.


Friday, April 15, 2016

When President Obama announced his major second term executive actions on immigration, it was almost immediately clear that it would lead to a Supreme Court showdown. But now that the case is finally at the high court, the conservative forces pushing it will be without a major ally, with Justice Scalia's unexpected death in February.


Thursday, April 14, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

wenty-one people have been arrested after US authorities set up a fake university to expose immigration fraud.

Monday, April 4, 2016

President Obama is facing the very real possibility of a deadlock at the Supreme Court that guarantees his immigration actions won’t take effect before he leaves office.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Las visas tipo H-1B, de no inmigrante, son utilizadas por empresas estadounidenses para contratar profesionales extranjeros en puestos que requieren conocimientos altamente especializados.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

States that passed anti-immigration legislation are losing out on Latinos who are not migrating to these areas — and this includes Hispanics born in the U.S.


Monday, March 28, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Current TPS Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from March 22, 2016, through May 23, 2016. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) encourages beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible.


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hosted by USA TODAY and The Arizona Republic, the event was designed to present varied perspectives on illegal immigration, an issue has has animated Arizona for years and is a hot-button issue in the presidential race.

Monday, March 21, 2016

USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the first half of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. March 15, 2016 was the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions requesting an employment start date before April 1, 2016.

Many in the party eschew the harsh tone coming from the two leading GOP presidential candidates.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Arizona, a flashpoint in the immigration debate, holds its presidential primary Tuesday. And Donald Trump, who will hold a rally there Saturday, has a big endorsement from the state: the famous hard-line anti-immigration sheriff Joe Arpaio.


Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says a failure to sufficiently modernize the nation's system for processing immigration applications may be a security risk and may have resulted in Green Cards and other documents being sent to the wrong people.

Friday, March 11, 2016

In planning Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate in Miami, someone obviously decided that, when the four remaining candidates were asked about immigration, it was going to be with a totally different focus.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney are calling for Donald Trump and the New York Times to release an off-the-record interview the newspaper conducted with the Republican frontrunner on immigration.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Republican Ted Cruz's hopes of a sweeping nominating victory in his home state of Texas are being eroded as Donald Trump taps into conservative anger over immigration.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Le tomó a Marco Rubio diez debates republicanos para encontrar su voz en el escenario y tener una actuación convincente en un careo con sus contrincantes por la nominación presidencial.
The latest debate among Republican candidates for the U.S. presidency Thursday turned into a shouting match as the candidates tackled issues such as illegal immigration, U.S. policy in the Middle East and transparency of candidates' tax records.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republicans thought they had put their immigration problems behind them.

Senator Ted Cruz, with his campaign in turmoil and under pressure not to fall further behind Donald J. Trump, hardened his stance on illegal immigration on Monday, backing the idea that law enforcement should actively hunt down and deport millions of undocumented people.

Friday, February 19, 2016

A group of Hispanics in Wisconsin are holding “A day without Latinos” rally in the state’s capital on Thursday to protest two state bills that they claim are “anti-immigrant.”

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The first big test of how the presidential candidates are appealing to Latino voters will come Saturday in Nevada's caucuses — but immigration policy may not be a deciding issue.

Los casos en las cortes de inmigración aumentaron en los primeros cuatro meses del año fiscal 2016. Y también las esperas para inmigrantes que aguardan la resolución de sus casos, algunos de ellos privados de libertad.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In some cases, the laws expand rights for immigrants, legal or otherwise. For example, California allows health care for all children regardless of their immigration status. In other instances, some states impose more restrictive measures, such as Idaho where an applicant for a driver's license must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency.

Monday, February 15, 2016

La muerte del juez Antonin Scalia desató la última batalla en la guerra que libran los republicanos y el presidente Barack Obama. Y no se trata de una lucha de bajo perfil.


The unexpected death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is sparking a political battle in Washington and on presidential campaign trails across the country -- as Democrats and Republicans argue about replacing Scalia while the high court decides on such politically-charged issues as ObamaCare, immigration and abortion-

Friday, February 12, 2016

In debate, Clinton and Sanders agree on immigration reform – and that's about ithttp://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2016/02/12/in-debate-clinton-and-sanders-agree-on-immigration-reform-and-that-about-it/

On the eve of Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico, Presidential candidate Donald Trump came down hard on the pontiff, calling him a “very political person” who is being exploited by Mexico at America’s expense.

La inmigración adquirió un nuevo protagonismo en el sexto debate demócrata. Un claro intento de los precandidatos Hillary Clinton y Bernie Sanders, por apelar a los votantes latinos, que serán decisivos en la primaria de Nevada.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

As New Hampshire voters head to the polls today, multiple reports have documented the role immigration may play in shaping voters’ decisions.

No todos los extranjeros que viven en Estados Unidos, con o sin permiso, pueden viajar fuera del país. Algunos necesitan un Permiso de Viaje (Advance Parole) pero nada garantiza que al regreso lo dejen entrar.


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

After Arizona cracked down on illegal immigration in 2007, their population of undocumented workers dropped by a whopping 40 percent—and it's stayed down since then.

Senator Marco Rubio dropped  to address charges levied by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly — a supporter of Donald Trump.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Juicios a migrantes centroamericanos no ahuyentan el fantasma de la deportación

In a bid to get back in touch with public opinion, Labour have announced that they’re sending senior party figures on what they’re calling a “listening tour”. They say they’re particularly keen to listen to voters’ views on immigration.


Friday, February 5, 2016

Para convertirse en ciudadano de Estados Unidos hay que seguir un proceso. Y un mal paso o un ligero error puede retrasar el resultado y, en algunos casos incluso perder su derecho de permanencia. Le damos 10 claves para que tenga en cuenta durante todo el proceso de ciudadanía de Estados Unidos.