Immigration News – Top News Stories – November

List of some of the Top News Stories from the last month related to Immigration:

 

Jurist (jurist.org), 11/14/17, Written by O’Hara Hamlin:

Federal appeals court allows partial implementation of travel ban

On Monday, November 13, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit allowed the Trump Administration to partially implement the latest travel ban (3.0).

 

Huffpost (huffingtonpost.com), 11/22/17, Written by Sarah Ruiz-Grossman:

Trump Administration Is Sending Haitians Back To A Country Still Mired In Disaster

On Monday, November 20, 2017, the Trump administration announced they are ending special immigration protections for thousands of Haitians. The Trump administration is ending temporary protected status (TPS) for Haitians, TPS is a special designation applied to 59,000 Haitians after a massive earthquake devastated the island nation in 2010. Haitian TPS recipients will have to achieve legal immigration status or return to Haiti by July 2019. The problem is that Haiti still has not fully recovered and has very few jobs.

 

USA Today (usatoday.com), 11/21/17, written by John Bacon:

‘Victory for the American people’: S.F. attorney lauds blocking of Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal judge has permanently blocked the Trump administration from taking federal grant money from sanctuary cities, cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration agencies for a closer relationship with their immigration population.