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How renewed interest in downtown living is threatening neighborhoods that long provided a first stop for new immigrants.
An earlier increase in arrests related to the 287(g) program has slowed as more big-city sheriffs back out.
In Georgia, a state-created board is charged with monitoring whether cities are helping crack down on illegal immigration.
Changes to the “public charge” rule could make it harder for immigrants to secure green cards if they seek government services like Medicaid.
In cities and states with big immigrant populations, different opinions about what the Census' citizenship question will mean.
One in five children being raised by extended family members—grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins—live in an immigrant household, more than half a million children, a new report shows.
States have sued the U.S. Census Bureau and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to stop the federal agency from using a question about citizenship in the 2020 census.
Even though some localities are just now receiving their Byrne JAG grants, the battle for 2018 awards is well underway.
Municipal governments’ top priorities are providing for the health and welfare of their residents, and penalizing immigrants seeking public services threatens that, said New York City’s Immigrant Affairs commissioner.
A new federal audit says the number of people managing the program for state and local agencies needs to be dramatically increased.
The number of U.S. residents—legal and undocumented—born in Mexico has dropped slowly since a peak of 11.7 million before the Great Recession, to 11.3 million in 2017, but the decline of 300,000 between 2016 and 2017 is rare.
The injunction preventing the Department of Justice from withholding them from certain cities is back in place.
Federal immigration policy is prompting reactions in cities and states.
“If Connecticut does not restrict how it shares toll information, state tolls could become an on-ramp for the federal government’s deportation machine,” the ACLU says.
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