Citizenship. Legal news and articles for May 19 - 23, 2017

Doubt stressing immigration lawyers, as well as their clientsDavis-Oliver Act Sets Out to Enforce US Immigration LawsEl Paso County files lawsuit seeking to halt Texas "sanctuary" lawAG Jeff Sessions demands proof 'sanctuary cities' complying with immigration lawAwareness of controversial Arizona immigration law influenced male ...With SB 4, Texas Ignores the Lessons of Previous Anti-Immigrant LegislationZuckerberg's Open Borders Group: Enforcing Immigration Law 'Hurts Public Safety'Landmark court cases that could affect UK immigration lawDespite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017Churches, synagogues openly defy Trump's immigration crackdownTexas Border Town Sues State Over 'Sanctuary Cities' BanCongress' power to “define and punish” violations of “the Law of Nations” does not give it authority over immigrationDespite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017Places of worship take stand against Trump's immigration crackdownA New Law Could Tear My Family Apart

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Kerik: Feds Should Lock Up Officials Like De Blasio Who Violate Immigration Law [VIDEO]
Daily CallerApril 23, 2017

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik supports the accountability measures relating to defiance of federal immigration law sent to city officials by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He also believes any city official who ignores the law ...more »

Amid immigration enforcement dispute, Sheriff Clarke slams advocacy group 'Voces de la Frontera'
fox6now.comApril 24, 2017

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is asking county leaders to follow the law, and cooperate with illegal immigration issues, as an immigrant advocacy group says the law is being followed. Immigration issues were the focus of a lengthy ...more »

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Doubt stressing immigration lawyers, as well as their clients
Aspen Daily NewsMay 23, 2017

“People are scared,” said Jennifer Smith, one of only three attorneys in the Roaring Fork Valley whose practice is totally focused on immigration law. “They do not know what to expect. In many cases, I do not know what to tell them. That is very ...more »

Davis-Oliver Act Sets Out to Enforce US Immigration Laws
FrontPage MagazineMay 23, 2017

... our immigration laws as we witnessed during the Obama administration, would provide for the hiring of thousands of additional law enforcement personnel for ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) would tighten security for the visa issuance process.more »

El Paso County files lawsuit seeking to halt Texas "sanctuary" law
Texas TribuneMay 22, 2017

The lawsuit, filed by El Paso County, its Sheriff Richard Wiles and the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund, a client of the Texas Civil Rights Project, charges that the law, if enacted, would violate several provisions of the U.S. Constitution ...more »

AG Jeff Sessions demands proof 'sanctuary cities' complying with immigration law
USA TODAYMay 22, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will require cities and other local jurisdictions to prove that they are complying with federal law mandating that they share information with federal immigration authorities – or risk losing millions in grant funds.more »

Awareness of controversial Arizona immigration law influenced male ...
Phys.OrgMay 22, 2017

U.S.-born Latino male middle school students who had familiarity with a controversial Arizona immigration-enforcement bill had more difficulty exhibiting proper ...more »

With SB 4, Texas Ignores the Lessons of Previous Anti-Immigrant Legislation
Center For American ProgressMay 22, 2017

S.B. 4 also forbids jurisdictions from enacting policies that limit law enforcement agencies from checking the immigration status of anyone stopped, essentially banning a range of what are considered sanctuary policies. In addition, S.B. 4 makes ...more »

Zuckerberg's Open Borders Group: Enforcing Immigration Law 'Hurts Public Safety'
Breitbart NewsMay 22, 2017

“Instead, Congress should pass smart immigration reform that would strengthen border security, create a pathway to citizenship for those undocumented immigrants who can pass a background check, and modernize our broken legal visa system to fit the ...more »

Landmark court cases that could affect UK immigration law
The South AfricanMay 22, 2017

unless they qualify to remain here under the UK immigration law. Unfortunately, the case is currently that, for instance for elderly dependants of British citizens, it is almost impossible now to settle in the UK under the current Immigration Rules ...more »

Despite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017
Crux: Covering all things CatholicMay 22, 2017

In January, President Trump had directed in an executive order that his administration intended to enforce federal immigration law, and called for a wall to be constructed on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as the construction of additional immigrant ...more »

Churches, synagogues openly defy Trump's immigration crackdown
CBS NewsMay 21, 2017

There is a peaceful rebellion growing against federal immigration law and the interpretation of that law by the Trump administration. More than 800 houses of worship across the country have volunteered to shelter illegal immigrants and their families ...more »

Texas Border Town Sues State Over 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban
NBCNews.comMay 21, 2017

EL CENIZO, Texas — The latest battle over illegal immigration in the Trump era is unfolding in Texas where a small border town is suing the state over a new law that bans so-called "sanctuary cities." Critics argue the legislation is unconstitutional ...more »

Congress' power to “define and punish” violations of “the Law of Nations” does not give it authority over immigration
Washington PostMay 21, 2017

The text of the Constitution strikingly does not explicitly give Congress any general authority to enact immigration restrictions. Conventional efforts to find that authority in the Naturalization Clause, the Commerce Clause, and supposedly “inherent ...more »

Despite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017
Catholic News AgencyMay 20, 2017

According to data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency's Enforcement and Removal Operations deportation officers made 41,318 immigration arrests between Jan. 22 and April 29, 2017, more than 400 arrests per day and up ... “The migrant ...more »

Places of worship take stand against Trump's immigration crackdown
CBS NewsMay 19, 2017

Hynicka answers to a higher law. He says the immigration policy ordering the deportation of Javier Flores Garcia is unjust – a law God gives him the power to question. And he's not the only cleric in the U.S. who feels and acts this way. As Scott ...more »

A New Law Could Tear My Family Apart
Cosmopolitan.comMay 19, 2017

The new Texas law means that if a police officer stops me and suspects I'm undocumented because of my skin color, the clothing I wear, my appearance, or accent, the officer will have the right to ask for my immigration papers. When this law goes into ...more »

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