Illegal Immigrants

MAYONG, India | In northeast India, the politics of citizenship flares anew

MAYONG, India — The rice farmer doesn’t know how it happened. Abdul Mannan just knows a mistake was made somewhere. But what can you say when the authorities suddenly insist one of your five children isn’t an Indian? What do you do when your wife and daughter-in-law are suddenly viewed as illegal immigrants? “We are … Continue reading MAYONG, India | In northeast India, the politics of citizenship flares anew

New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety

NEW YORK – Today, New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General calling on United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Trump administration’s cruel and illegal attacks on children and families lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as they seek protection from domestic, sexual, and gang … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety

Boston, MA: Mexican National, Carlos Altunar-Rueda Charged with Illegal Reentry After Deportation

BOSTON, MA – A Mexican national was charged Thursday in federal court in Boston with illegally reentering the United States after being deported. Carlos Altunar-Rueda, 25, was indicted on one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien. According to court documents, law enforcement officers in Boston encountered Altunar-Rueda on February 8, 2017, and determined … Continue reading Boston, MA: Mexican National, Carlos Altunar-Rueda Charged with Illegal Reentry After Deportation

Advocates say Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey

HOUSTON/November 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears rotted drywall and hauls out furniture and carpet destroyed by Harvey’s floodwaters. Other days, he … Continue reading Advocates say Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey

Trump’s anti-immigrant stance sparks protests across US

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Protesters gathered Saturday to support immigrant rights at rallies around the U.S., denouncing President-elect Donald Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and his pledges to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and to crack down on Muslims entering the country. “We are not going to allow Donald Trump to bury the Statue … Continue reading Trump’s anti-immigrant stance sparks protests across US