Officials in Orange County, the third most populous county in California, are revolting against the state’s so-called sanctuary law that limits local law enforcement communication with the federal government.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said it’s a “craven attack on our democracy” for the U.S. census to ask about citizenship.
The Trump administration is following through on its plans to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census, an effort Democrats have decried as an attempt to suppress California’s population reporting and cost the state at least one congressional seat.
A former speechwriter for President Barack Obama on Friday denounced a deportation order that was issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during the Obama administration.
Orange County and several other cities in California could follow the lead of Los Alamitos and opt out of the state’s controversial law that restricts local cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
A progressive Latino advocacy group that has been directly involved with protests against President Donald Trump and Republicans and whose “sister” organization leads an $80 million anti-Trump network was awarded a $250,000 grant late last year from the Department of Homeland Security as part of an initiative to help individuals register for citizenship, records show.
Thomas Homan, deputy director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, called out California’s top Democratic leaders for accusing federal law enforcement officers of unfair, traumatizing treatment of illegal immigrants in their state.
A new report released by the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) shows that immigration and drug trafficking, especially along the southern border, are the primary source of federal offenses.
The New Mexico Land Commissioner is blocking the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) from accessing a one mile section of border wall near the Santa Teresa port of entry, claiming that the section was erected on a state land trust without permission.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department sued the state of California over so-called “sanctuary” policies that try to protect illegal immigrants against deportation, ramping up a confrontation over whether local police should enforce federal law.