Immigration advocates are concerned that the slowdown is deliberate, a move to “suppress the vote” of these potential citizens.
An interfaith nonprofit in California’s Central Valley is seeking ways legal residents and citizens can respond if roundups and deportations begin.
A year later, the legacy of California’s first immigration raid under Trump still ripples through the local school and within families as well.
Federal programs that have assisted communities with cleaner water, safer sidewalks and sewage treatment are on the chopping block in Washington.
Immigrant girls who request abortions while in federal custody are being referred to counseling centers recommended by an anti-abortion group.
The move has gotten less attention than raids and the border fence, but it has the potential to radically change immigration enforcement nationwide.
“Everybody except for the detained people wins,” says Mary Small, policy director for the Detention Watch Network.
Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”
“There are no winners in cases like these. But there sure are losers,” writes a dissenting judge on the panel.
If the teenage refugee wants to end her pregnancy, the government argues, she need only drop her immigration case and return home.
The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.
“We are providing excellent care to the adolescent girl and her unborn child, who remain under our care until the mother’s release.”