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ENLIST and BRIDGE

The first day of Congress in 2017, Rep. Jeff Denham of California’s 10th District, introduced his priority legislation in the ENLIST Act. This bill is fairly simple, immigrants not lawfully present in the US can enlist in the armed services and can earn lawful permanent residency for doing so. 1,335 more words

Policy

Increase in ICE Sweeps in Saratoga Springs, NY: More Proof of a Broken Immigration System

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has now conducted two (2) sweeps in my hometown of Saratoga Springs, New York.  803 more words

REPORT: 1.4 MILLION ILLEGALS WORKING UNDER STOLEN SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As president Donald Trump continues his battle to secure the nation’s border, a new assessment suggests the problem with illegal immigration may be even worse than previously thought. 489 more words

Oregon moves to further stymie inquiries about immigration status

Oregon’s Legislature took a step closer Tuesday to strengthening its unique sanctuary-state status, with the House passing a bill that would bar state and local agencies from asking about a person’s immigration status and from disclosing information to federal officials, except in certain circumstances. 38 more words

Oregon Legislature

Latest sanctuary bill undermines state law, shields the undocumented -- Guest Opinion

Writer suggests Oregon House Bill 3464 weakens our national security.

Thirty years ago, lawmakers made Oregon the first sanctuary for illegal immigrants: A law, Oregon Revised Statute 181A.820, enjoins the state’s police and sheriffs from “detecting or apprehending persons whose only violation of law is that they are persons of foreign citizenship present in the United States in violation of federal immigration laws.” 20 more words

Oregon Legislature

Briefing: Immigration raids target Iraqi Christians, CSB not ‘gender neutral’

Immigration raids target Iraqi-American Christians
Chicago’s Iraqi immigrant community is bracing for raids by U.S. immigration officers after witnessing a sweep in Detroit, where federal agents rounded up more than 100 Iraqis, most of them Christians, and sent them to a detention center in Ohio, pending deportation. 296 more words

Briefing

If Trump's new stance on Dreamers is a bargaining chip, he's using it wrong

Some of Donald Trump’s supporters are starting to feel as bewildered and frustrated with the erratic US president as people on the opposite side of the political spectrum. 651 more words