Immigration

Trump Admin Separated More Families At The Border

(CNN) - According to a court document filed Wednesday, the Trump administration separated more families along the U.S.-Mexico border than previously disclosed. The government says officials believe 1,556 children were separated from their families between July 2017 and June…

Over 473K Migrant Family Members Arrested In 2019

(CNN) - Arrests of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border are up, way up marking an increase of 342%. A record number of families and unaccompanied children have been apprehended over the past year. That's according to acting Customs…

Trump Admin Rule Could Limit Legal Immigration

(CNN) - The Trump administration has announced a new regulation that could limit legal immigration in the U.S. The so-called public charge rule would ensure immigrants can support themselves financially; making it easier to reject green card and visa…

Barr Limits Asylum Claims Based On Family Ties

(CNN) - Attorney General William Barr has overruled an asylum decision that protected some immigrants seeking asylum based on family ties. The Justice Department made the announcement on Monday. According to the ruling, in order to be granted asylum,…

Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA

(CNN) - The Department of Justice says it is appealing the recent federal court decision blocking president Trump's end to DACA. That's the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. In addition to filing the appeal…

ICE Raids Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores

(CNN) -Immigration enforcement officers are targeting 7-Eleven stores. Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement descended on nearly 100 7-Eleven franchise stores across the country on Wednesday cracking down on employers who hire undocumented immigrants. "ICE" says they began audits…

Trump wants tougher immigration law after attack by 'animal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Denouncing the suspect as an "animal," President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged tougher immigration measures based on skills and other merit rather than a lottery after the deadly truck attack in New York City. Trump noted during…

Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

A recently deported man from California sparked internet conversation around the terms of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and what we should do moving forward with children of illegal immigrants. WLTZ's Mallory…

H-1B Visa Applications Hit Cap in Four Days

(CNN) - Here's an overwhelming demand for H-1B visas; yet again. U.S.  Citizenship and Immigration Services says it has already reached its congressionally mandated threshold of 85,000 visas for the new fiscal year. The news comes just four days after…