Follow Us:

Immigration

Claims that ICE Arrests of the Undocumented On the Rise at NJ Courthouses

NJTV News Online | June 6, 2017 | Immigration

Advocates say precise numbers hard to come by, but attorneys give lawmakers details of clients swept up by immigration agents

Trump's Justice Dept. Probes Possible Discrimination Against Muslims

Matt Katz | WNYC | May 31, 2017 | Immigration
The town of Bayonne rejected a proposal to convert a warehouse into a mosque, citing concerns about parking and buffer zones to adjacent properties
Trump Administration Deports Indonesian Christian Facing Persecution at Home
Matt Katz | WNYC News | May 19, 2017 | Immigration
An agreement reached with the Obama administration allowed a number of men to stay, as long as they checked in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement
A 'Dreamer' Meets the Feds, and Brings Hundreds of Her Friends
Matt Katz | WNYC News | May 10, 2017 | Immigration
Tensions are high when Carimer Andujar, an undocumented Rutgers University student, is summoned to appear at ICE offices in Newark
Defying Top Judge, County Policy, ICE Continues Arrests In Courthouses
Matt Katz | May 5, 2017 | Immigration
ICE's presence in courthouses may deter witnesses, victims, and defendants from showing up to testify — making everyone less safe
7 Ways NY and NJ Are Pushing Back Against Trump's Immigration Policies
Matt Katz | WNYC News | May 1, 2017 | Immigration
Local governments, courts, and politicians are questioning and at times refusing to cooperate with some of the presidents new immigration rules
Fears of Deportation for Rutgers ‘Dreamer’ Student
NJTV News Online | April 27, 2017 | Immigration
Supporters, on campus and off, rally in defense of young immigrant activist
ICE Arrests of Undocumented Up 20% in New Jersey Since October
NJTV News Online | April 26, 2017 | Immigration
Head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in Newark confirms effects of new directives from Trump administration
With a Subway Ride to the Trump Carousel, Syrian Refugees Tour New York
Matt Katz | April 21, 2017 | Immigration
Donors paid for the refugees' train fare into the city, MetroCards, and their lunch of New York pizza.
Under Obama, They Were Check-ins. Under Trump, They Could Mean Deportation.
Matt Katz | WNYC News | March 16, 2017 | Immigration
For undocumented immigrants, policies put into place by the Trump administration mean more uncertainty and fear
Immigrant Entrepreneur Argues Trump Travel Ban Is Bad for Small Businesses
Colleen O'Dea | March 16, 2017 | Immigration
For Samia Bahsoun, the administration’s just-blocked executive order has three strikes against it: It hurts tourism, damages the economy, and makes it hard to find high-tech help
Does NJ Have a Lot to Lose if Undocumented Deported in Large Numbers?
John Reitmeyer | March 2, 2017 | Budget, Immigration
Half a million undocumented immigrants living in the Garden State contribute an estimated $587 million in taxes; aggressive deportation policy could hurt state and local budgets
U.S. Immigration Crackdown Drives NJ's Undocumented Deeper into Shadows
Colleen O'Dea | February 27, 2017 | Immigration
Advocates and immigrants urge lawmakers to make New Jersey a sanctuary state, one that will not cooperate with ICE if it makes broad sweeps of undocumented communities
LGBT Refugees and Asylees Have Their Own Trump Fears
Matt Katz | WNYC News | February 22, 2017 | Immigration
Activists are concerned that Trump's approach to immigration could be uniquely problematic for gay and transgender people seeking refuge in America
Fears Keep Immigrants from Reporting Crimes — Including Domestic Violence
WNYC News | February 22, 2017 | Immigration
A special visa program lets undocumented immigrants remain in country if they cooperate with investigators or prosecutors
The FBI Is Calling, and Syrian Refugees Are Worried
Matt Katz | WNYC News | February 16, 2017 | Immigration
Bureau's special agent in charge describes phone calls to refugees as outreach to a new community, not surveillance
Dems Want State to Pick Up Tab if NJ’s Sanctuary Cities Lose Funds Under Trump
John Reitmeyer | February 13, 2017 | Immigration
Governor says officials from communities that lose federal funding will have to explain revenue loss to local residents
New York Officials Open Doors to Refugees as New Jersey Shuts Them
Matt Katz | WNYC News | February 9, 2017 | Immigration
Unlike state and local officials in the Empire State, Gov. Christie is supporting the president's travel ban and formally ending the state refugee-resettlement program
Senate Says Schools Will Remain ‘No-Questions-Asked’ Safe Zones for All Students
John Mooney | February 7, 2017 | Education, Immigration
Upper chamber also resolves not to support Trump’s executive order on immigrants and refugees from Muslim-majority countries
NJ ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Say They Won't Bow to President’s Threat to Cut Federal Aid
Hank Kalet | January 30, 2017 | Immigration
Officials says if they capitulated, immigrants would be fearful of government and that would make policing more difficult
Is ‘Brain Waste’ Costing New Jersey Billions Every Year?
Tiziana Rinaldi | January 6, 2017 | Immigration
When highly qualified newcomers work washing dishes and cleaning restrooms, everyone pays the price — immigrants, communities, and New Jersey
Paterson Welcomes Small Group Of Refugees From Syria
NJTV News Online | January 4, 2017 | Immigration
Passaic County freeholders want New Jersey to continue to provide new home
Will NJ’s Undocumented Students Be Punished for Following the Rules?
Hank Kalet | December 19, 2016 | Immigration
They signed up for a program that deferred deportation — one that President-elect Trump wants to dismantle. Will the government use their personal data to track them down?
Going After Bad Guys Remains Immigration Agency’s Priority, Official Says
NJTV News Online | December 19, 2016 | Immigration
Newark-based ICE director has no word on what Trump administration could mean for application of immigration law
Explainer: Sanctuary Cities Now and in the Trump Era
Meir Rinde | December 13, 2016 | Explainer, Immigration
Sanctuary cities limit their cooperation with immigration authorities. What are their prospects — in New Jersey and elsewhere — under a Trump administration?
Immigration Activists Urge NJ Counties Not to Cooperate With Feds
Jon Hurdle | December 12, 2016 | Immigration
They fear greater push to find and deport undocumented immigrants when Trump becomes president
Separation Anxiety: How Deportation Divides Immigrant Families
Hank Kalet | November 30, 2016 | Immigration
Unauthorized immigrants live in fear that a husband or wife will be deported and then blocked from legal reentry, even if there are children living in the United States
Why Some Asylum Seekers Find Detention — Not Freedom — in New Jersey
Caren Chesler | November 16, 2016 | Immigration
Immigrants fleeing their home countries can spend years in detention in New Jersey before their fates are decided — and then face deportation
Push to Grant Driver's License to NJ's Undocumented Residents
Chase Brush | October 14, 2016 | Social, Immigration
Supporters say the card would help thousands of undocumented to drive legally, that it would improve road safety, and stimulate the state’s economy
Children of Fear: Who Speaks for New Jersey’s Youngest Undocumented Immigrants?
Caren Chesler | July 26, 2016 | Immigration
Seeking political or religious asylum, fleeing threats of murder, physical and sexual abuse, and grinding poverty, some of the world’s children find hope and a home here
Sponsors
Corporate Supporters
Most Popular Stories
«
»