Stories tagged: Immigrants
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it’s people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Schools, groups plan for ways to help young immigrants
Amid uncertainty over protections for young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, a scholarship group that recently collected its biggest donation yet from Amazon chief Jeff Bezos said it is …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 12:17 p.m.
Trump administration appeals ruling on young immigrants
The Trump administration is appealing a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
U.S. to end special protections for Salvadoran immigrants
The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Young immigrants to wait until ’18 to learn their fate in U.S.
The fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living here illegally and facing deportation will be decided next year, a Republican senator says.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Young immigrants’ fate unclear as Congress delays DACA fix
Lopez is one of thousands of immigrants who are losing their protection from deportation under the program established by President Barack Obama in 2012, including many who missed the deadline …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
California lawmakers propose health coverage for immigrants
California, flush with cash from an expanding economy, would eventually spend $1 billion a year to provide health care to immigrants living in the state illegally under a proposal announced …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Murals send message of love to immigrants past and present
Murals celebrating immigrants past and present are cropping up in Boston neighborhoods as part of the city’s take on the national “To Immigrants With Love” campaign.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Outside View: Sanctuary needed from DOJ’s lost legal cause
The administration has no valid legal justification for its insistence that state and local law enforcement officers act as proxies for federal immigration agents.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Long dependent on immigrant workers, Yakima Valley growers laboring with new reality
After decades of enjoying a robust low-wage labor force mostly comprised of Mexican immigrants entering the U.S. illegally, growers here and across the state are finding fewer laborers interested in …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Guest opinion: Todd Myers: Free trade a boon to workers, environment
The free market and respect for voluntary exchange between people, no matter where they live, is better for people and better for the environment.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
Immigrants from Central America, Haiti await DHS announcement on protected status
An announcement expected Monday from the Department of Homeland Security will determine the fate of some 57,000 Hondurans and 2,500 Nicaraguans who have been living in the United States under …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Miguel ‘angered’ by immigrant treatment at detention centers
After hearing numerous stories of immigrants being deprived of meals and relegated to harsh living conditions inside some detention centers across the country, Grammy-winning singer Miguel said he felt angered.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
White House releases immigration wish list
The Trump administration sent an immigration policy wish-list to Congress that includes overhauling the country’s green-card system, hiring 10,000 more immigration officers and building a wall along the southern border.
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Supreme Court weighs case on detention of immigrants
The Supreme Court wrestled for a second time Tuesday with whether the government can indefinitely detain certain immigrants it is considering deporting without providing a hearing.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America
Some of the 4,000 immigrants who gathered Wednesday in Los Angeles to take their U.S. citizenship oath let out a collective moan when they learned they were going to watch …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants
The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Trump’s decision to end immigrant program unleashes protests
Protests are underway after President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out a program for thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Immigrants are sought for labor shortage in Harvey recovery
With Harvey’s recovery underway, day laborers are in high demand – many of them immigrants and many in the country illegally.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Trump rescinding DACA program protecting young immigrants
President Donald Trump will phase out a program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children and call for Congress to find …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Young immigrants prepare for worst if Trump ends protections
Young immigrants shielded from deportation by a program that President Donald Trump was expected to end were battling to keep those protections Monday, while preparing for the worst.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Your dance studio’s biggest problem? Needing foreign workers
A complex business case mixed in with a pinch of foreign double-cross has North Carolina’s highest court resolving a dispute over talented employees in sequins and skin-tight gowns.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Christine Flowers: Pardon of Arpaio is shameful
On an evening when we should have all been focused on our brothers and sisters in the path of a storm, President Trump was focused on rescuing one person and …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
60 immigrants found in refrigerated truck trailer in Texas
Sixty immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint, federal officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours
Spain’s maritime rescue service has saved more than 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Australian senator wore a burqa in Parliament – then called for ban on Muslim immigrants
Sen. Pauline Hanson, one of Australia’s most acerbic politicians, made yet another long speech about Islam.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
A back road to hope: U.S. immigrants stream over into Canada
Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, migrants who came to the U.S. from across the globe – Syria, Congo, Haiti, elsewhere – arrive here where Roxham Road dead-ends …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Another knee jerks on immigration policy
The GOP has finally defined exactly which families they value, while Democrats have clarified their need for the needy.
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Gonzaga language program for ESL students grows in popularity
The Gonzaga Summer Language Program wrapped up its 19th year on Friday. The program, which teaches English-language skills to children and adults from immigrant and refugee communities, faces the challenges …
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck
The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face …