Tag: migration

catch

Judges Revive Catch-and-Release For Migrants With Children

Administration officials are releasing thousands of migrants with young children into the United States, as required by judges, marking the partial return of catch-and-release policies for migrants with children.

asylum

AG Sessions Reforms Asylum Rules to Exclude Gang-Violence, Abuse Claims

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed border officers to reject migrants’ asylum requests at the initial “credible fear” stage whenever migrants claim to fear non-political gang crime or spousal abuse, according to a CNN report. The asylum reform comes as tens of thousands

wages

Atlantic Magazine: Low Unemployment Raises Wages in Iowa

The tight labor-market in Iowa is delivering higher wages, better working conditions and more training programs to employees in Iowa, where unemployment has dropped to roughly 4 percent, according to a report in Atlantic magazine.

Sessions

Report: AG Sessions Is Rewriting Asylum Regulations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is drafting a regulation that will narrow the asylum rules and likely deter many migrants from seeking asylum in the United States, according to Vox.com. 

Amnesty

Trump Tweet Deflates Ryan’s Amnesty Push

President Donald Trump deflated House Speaker Paul Ryan’s pending amnesty bill Thursday night with a Tweet saying that Democrats will block any amnesty deal.

Amnesty

Ryan Pulls Amnesty, Promises Changes and Vote Next Week

House Speaker Paul Ryan cancelled the planned Friday vote on his amnesty bill, and will add some business-first and populist concessions to help win votes prior to a debate and vote next week, leaders announced just before 7:00 pm.

Trump

Trump’s Migration E.O: Prosecute Migrants and Challenge ‘Flores’ Loophole

President Donald Trump’s new Executive Order does not back down on his “zero tolerance” enforcement of border laws, and it directs his lawyers to challenge the 1997 Flores court settlement which forces the Department of Homeland Security to release migrants with kids in just 20 days.

airlines

Three Airlines Oppose Flying Migrants’ Kids to Safe Shelters

Three national airlines have announced they oppose the transport of migrants’ children from the so-called “cages” in spartan border-facilities to the government’s safe dormitory-like shelters in California, New York and other states.