immigrants

  • Immigrants’ Rights Groups Laud Supreme Court Census Decision

    LOS ANGELES – Civil-rights groups are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will probably keep a question about citizenship off the 2020 Census. The high court rejected the Trump administration’s explanation that asking people about their citizenship status is necessary to enforce the Voting Rights Act. Thomas Saenz, president and...
  • Grupos de derechos de los inmigrantes elogian la decisión del censo del Tribunal Supremo

    LOS ÁNGELES – Grupos de derechos civiles están alabando una decisión de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos que probablemente mantendrá una pregunta sobre la ciudadanía fuera del Censo de 2020. El tribunal superior rechazó la explicación de la administración de Trump de que preguntar a las personas...
  • No-match letters: Hundreds of immigrants lose jobs under pressure from Trump

    Phoenix – Hundreds of immigrant laborers nationwide who can’t prove they are in the United States legally are being forced to quit their jobs after their employers receive what are known as no-match letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA). No-match letters are sent out when the SSA detects...
  • Immigrant-Rights Supporters Slam Sanctuary State Lawsuit

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new lawsuit against California’s so-called sanctuary state laws is drawing withering criticism from lawmakers and groups that support immigrant rights. Sessions argues California is violating the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, which says federal laws take precedence....
  • Immigrants Can Be Detained Indefinitely Under Supreme Court Ruling

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service SEATTLE — People waiting for their immigration case to be decided can be held indefinitely, even if they are legal permanent residents or asylum seekers. In a 5-to-3 decision issued Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Jennings...
  • Stop Intimidation of Immigrant in Our Courts

    By Senator Scott Wiener Special to El Observador The relentless slandering of immigrants coming from Donald Trump and his allies in Washington is having a disastrous impact on so many people in our communities. Children are afraid to go to school because they fear that their parents may be...
  • Immigrants’ Advocates Rally at Calif. Capitol for “Sanctuary State”

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Advocates for immigrants promoted the idea of making California a “sanctuary state,” with a big rally which occurred on the morning of Monday May 15th, on the steps of the Capitol building in Sacramento. Monday was the 21st annual California Immigrant...
  • Advocates for Calif. Immigrants Warn: Be Prepared

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Advocates for California immigrants are speaking out, educating people on their options in light of the Trump administration’s increased enforcement actions. On the campaign trail, Trump had threatened to revoke Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program that allowed temporary...
  • Calif. Educators March to Show Support for Immigrant Community

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hundreds of educators are marched on Cesar Chavez Day – in Sacramento to show their solidarity with immigrants in California and to oppose the immigration and education policies of the Trump administration. The march and rally kick off the 75th annual...

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