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Trump Plans on Ending Birthright Citizenship for Some U.S. Babies

In another effort to deter immigration, President Trump seeks to eliminate birthright citizenship, a move which would challenge a 150-year-old standard set by the U.S. Constitution. In an interview with “Axios on HBO”, Trump said he would…
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Immigrants who use public benefits could be penalized by Trump's new policies

Under a new move to further limit the number of foreigners living in the United States, a new proposal is awaiting the Trump’s administration’s approval. If approved, it could make it more difficult for immigrants receiving tax credits or…
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Trump Administration Releases Memorandum Establishing Vetting Center for Immigrants

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed a new national security memorandum in an effort to improve the vetting process of immigrants. In addition, the directive attempts to streamline the process of vetting certain people who are already present…
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Trump Administration Adds More Red Tape for Immigrants

An official email from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) states that the Trump administration is proposing new requirements for immigrants that will make it more difficult for congressional offices to assist their…
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Travel Ban Halted by Two Federal Judges

On Wednesday, March 15, federal judge Benjamin Watson of Hawai’i issued an order blocking President Trump's revised travel ban.  The ban was set to take effect the following day.  The revised travel ban, much like the President's first…
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Leaked Memos on Immigration Enforcement

There are leaked memos circulating on the internet.  One is titled Implementing the President's Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements Policies and the other is titled Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National…
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600 Arrested by Immigration Officials Across the United States in One Week

Over 600 individuals (across approximately 11 states) were arrested by Federal immigration officials last week. According to law enforcement agents, of the 600 people arrested, 40 were detained in the New York City area. It is unknown…
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What To Do if You Encounter Immigration Enforcement

Even if you are an undocumented immigrant, you still have rights under the law. The following slides will give you information on what you should and should not do when you encounter federal or local authorities. If you are arrested, ask…
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Trump’s executive orders will not solve immigration crises

Today, January 25, 2017, Donald Trump signed two executive orders to initiate enforcement of his promised immigration efforts.  The first executive order is an initial step to commence building the wall between Mexico and the United States…