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ICE Offering 'Citizens Academy' Course with Training on Arresting Immigrants

[July 9, 2020] The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is set to launch a six-week "Citizens Academy" course on immigration enforcement, which will include training for citizens on how to arrest undocumented immigrants. Read more >

Closing the Door on Asylum

[July 9, 2020] A brother and sister, aged twenty-seven and twenty-five, fled gang violence in El Salvador. They had refused to submit to threats by the gang Barrio 18 and made it to the United States. 

In February, the pair’s lawyer, Jasmin Tohidi, convinced an immigration judge in Arlington, Virginia, that their resistance to the gang was a political act deserving of protection under asylum law. Read more >

Trump is now blocking most of the legal paths to immigrate to the US

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Trump’s Immigration Order: Fast Track to an Abusive Past

[July 2, 2020]

The president limits U.S. entry to farmworkers with no rights—a boon to both Big Ag and nativists. Read more >

Judge overturns Trump border rule requiring immigrants to first claim asylum in another country

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday night that the Trump administration’s strictest asylum policy to date is illegal. Read more >

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Trump seeks to rally base with immigration full-court press

[June 22, 2020] President Trump is focusing this week on highlighting efforts to restrict immigration into the U.S., seeking to reenergize his base of supporters and deliver on campaign promises as he lags in the polls behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Read more >

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