Alvarez and about two dozen other people are waiting in Matamoros, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, because U.S. customs officers say there’s no space to process them. They sleep on cots near the bridge and rely on donors who bring them food and clothing. Some have waited for two weeks.
Shadow Rock United Church of Christ is providing housing to immigrant families after ICE recently released people in Arizona to comply with legal restrictions on the amount of time the agency can detain people.
Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove they will not be a burden — or “public charge” — but the new rules detail a broad range of programs that could disqualify them.
An Albanian immigrant says in a lawsuit that U.S. agents seized his life savings at an airport last year and the government is refusing to return the $58,000 even though he faces no charges.
While Montgomery County welcomes immigrants, the newly elected president of the county council said Monday that shouldn’t be seen as being soft on gang activity.
Almost 30 years ago, immigrants made up just 12 percent of the local population. That percentage has nearly doubled in recent years, to 23 percent, a new report says.
Corey Stewart, a Republican who is running for Virginia governor, said criminal illegal aliens pose a public safety threat, and he believes that under the administrations of President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush, many were not deported as the county expected.
This week lawmakers in Virginia are expected to deal with four bills that either help or target those in the United States illegally.
A few days before inauguration, a group of asylum lawyers, academics, mental health professionals and nonprofit organizations held a Refugee Ball to show solidarity with members of refugee and immigrant communities, and to educate the public about contributions these communities make to society.
Residents affected by the deadly fire that displaced dozens of families are being told not to worry about coming forward for help.
HYATTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials have announced three initiatives aimed at helping families who are sponsoring unaccompanied immigrant youth who have fled violence in Central America. One of the initiatives announced Wednesday is a…
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.
EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters…
They come alone. They come in groups. They know it\’s against the
law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other
Latin American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Forty-four immigrants from 32 countries are expected to take the oath of United States citizenship at the Virginia State Capitol. The clerks of the Virginia Senate and the House of Delegates…
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