The New Jersey governor and Republican presidential hopeful proposed a FedEx-style tracking system for immigrants who overstay their visas.
During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay.
Most of the minors have come from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, leaving their poverty-stricken countries.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed Sunday as he marched in the annual Dominican Day Parade.
Top polling candidate Donald Trump refused to back down from previous allegations that Mexico is sending criminals into the United States.
Proponents say the program will benefit immigrants, people with disabilities, the young and elderly, formerly incarcerated people, the homeless, and transgender individuals.
Christie said he’s not in favor of putting up a wall along the southwest border “because I think it’s too expensive and too inefficient.”
Mark-Viverito, whose political positions are largely to the left of the famously liberal Mayor Bill de Blasio, has becoming a prominent voice — and Twitter pundit — on such issues as immigration and criminal justice reform.
About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college was not included in the state’s budget, some of the students said Wednesday.
The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.
The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.
The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.
Inclusive immigration policy was the topic of a summit at Long Island’s Hofstra University Friday.
Immigrant students must be enrolled in the Hempstead School District, according to an order by the attorney general.
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