As talk of a travel ban, the construction of a massive wall and the status of sanctuary cities percolates in the United States, another immigration issue is near a boiling point in Contra Costa County.
The nation’s capital is joining several other heavily Democratic cities in pledging to spend tax dollars to defend illegal immigrants against efforts by the incoming Trump administration to deport them.
Do we believe in the American Dream or not? That’s the question the nation faces after learning that President-elect Donald Trump‘s transition team is reviewing President Barack Obama‘s executive orders, including one that protects young immigrants from deportation. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program allows young people who...
Juan Escalante weighs in on immigration concerns for the new presidential administration.
Cecilia Muñoz is about to end eight years as the top-ranking Latina in the White House, but she said there’s much that was done in President Barack Obama’s presidency that will remain in place in the country.
Nine busloads of immigrant activists from Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island will depart before dawn for the trip to Washington, intent on making their voices heard. They will be blasting protest playlists while carrying posters and flags, from the familiar rainbow to the worn colors of Haiti.
Senate Democrats will challenge President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, when he appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee over his hard-line stand on immigration, past record on civil rights and whether he supports community policing.
When Boulder, Colorado’s city council voted unanimously last week to declare Boulder a “sanctuary city,” it wasn’t exactly changing policy ― it was making a point to President-elect Donald Trump. Not only would the city keep refusing to help identify undocumented immigrants to immigration authorities, but it would adopt...
En pocos años, Astrid Silva pasó de ser una joven indocumentada de padres humildes, a dar un discurso en la Convención Nacional Demócrata del año pasado, y a sumergirse en la contienda en apoyo a Hillary Clinton y a candidatos demócratas en su nativo estado de Nevada.
When Almothana Alhamoud, a 31-year-old Syrian data analyst, arrived in Chicago two years ago after fleeing the Syrian war, he jumped at his first job offer, a nightshift cashier at a convenience store.