Immigration Law

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Where Cities Help Detain Immigrants
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tanvi Misra, CityLab, July 10, 2018 - "In the last few weeks, a handful of localities have taken action to end contracts with federal immigration authorities to jail immigrants, as anti-detention activists have long been pushing them to do, including... Read More

Tags: detention , cities , ICE

Where Cities Help Detain Immigrants
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tanvi Misra, CityLab, July 10, 2018 - "In the last few weeks, a handful of localities have taken action to end contracts with federal immigration authorities to jail immigrants, as anti-detention activists have long been pushing them to do, including... Read More

Tags: detention , cities , ICE

Cities, Counties Ask Appeals Court To Let Obama Immigration Programs Move Forward
Posted on 7 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Leaders from more than 70 cities and counties, some going against their states, joined a legal brief filed Monday asking an appeals court to allow President Barack Obama's deportation relief policies to move forward. "Continuing to delay... Read More

Debating The Impact Of An Immigration Crackdown
Posted on 27 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Next year Congress is expected to again take up immigration reform, something it tried, but failed, to pass in 2006 and 2007. The collapse of those efforts prompted a number of cities and states to adopt their own regulations aimed at driving out... Read More

Cities Mull Cooperation With ICE, PEP
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The problems stem from a revolt against DHS’s enforcement of immigration laws. Johnson in November scrapped Secure Communities, a program under which DHS asked police to hold immigrants it wanted to deport for up to 48 hours after their scheduled... Read More

Immigration and the Revival of American Cities
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A new report from the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and Partnership for a New American Economy looks at how immigration helps revitalize communities across the United States through the creation or preservation of manufacturing jobs,... Read More

Feds Apologize to Cities for Faulty "Name and Shame" Reports, DHS Suspends Publication
Posted on 11 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ron Nixon, New York Times, Apr. 10, 2017 - "The Trump administration will temporarily stop publication of a weekly report spotlighting cities and counties that fail to cooperate with federal immigration officials, people briefed on the change said... Read More

Ailing Midwestern Cities Extend a Welcoming Hand to Immigrants
Posted on 7 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DAYTON, Ohio — "Fighting back from the ravages of industrial decline, this city adopted a novel plan two years ago to revive its economy and its spirits: become a magnet for immigrants. The Dayton City Commission voted to make the city “immigrant... Read More