Looming ICE Raids Dividing New York Leaders, Draws Mixed Reaction From Catholic ChurchPresident Trump says the crackdown is meant to remove undocumented criminals from the country. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports that local leaders have a wide range of opinions on the divisive issue.
Hispanic Communities In New York , New Jersey Preparing For Impending ICE RaidsThe Trump administration is looking to apprehend several thousand people who've been ordered to leave the country or entered the U.S. illegally.
ICE To Carry Out Nationwide Raid For Undocumented Immigrants In New York, Other Major Cities This WeekendIt will pursue undocumented immigrants and people with final deportation orders in 10 major cities including New York.
President Trump Reportedly Considering Plan To Move Detained Immigrants To Sanctuary CitiesA senior White House official told CBS News Friday that the Trump administration had "floated" a proposal to release immigrant detainees into so-called "sanctuary cities."
Lawmakers Rally For Release Of Two Men Taken From Families By ICETwo families, both who have had fathers detained by immigration officials, rallied with local lawmakers who are demanding the men be reunited with their children until their cases are decided.
Syrian-Born NJ Mayor: Montvale Will Not Be A Sanctuary CityMontvale Mayor Michael Ghassali posted on Facebook that a mayor should not advocate defying federal laws and he will not sign any executive orders asking the town's employees to do so.
NYU To Begin Offering Financial Aid To Undocumented StudentsNew York University is jumping into the immigration debate by announcing that it will begin offering student aid to illegal immigrants.
De Blasio Defends Journalist Detained By U.S. Border Patrol In TexasMayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.
Mayor de Blasio Signs Plan For Municipal ID Card Into LawMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed into law a plan to offer a municipal identification card to residents regardless of their immigration status.
Sponsor Pulls N.J. Legislation On Illegal Immigrant Driver's Licenses Assemblyman Reed Gusciora pulled the proposal from Thursday's Assembly's Transportation Committee agenda, saying the bill needs more work.
De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Back N.Y. State Dream ActMayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have told a conference of state lawmakers they are backing a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally.
Connecticut State Senate Approves Driver's Licenses For Illegal ImmigrantsThe state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver's licenses regardless of their legal statuses.
Connecticut Legislators Back Driver's Licenses For Illegal ImmigrantsA proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.
5 Years In Prison For Attorney Who Ran Immigration Fraud MillAn attorney was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday, for orchestrating a massive scheme allowing tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to gain citizenship through fraud.
Sequester Budget Cuts Lead To Controversial Release Of Jailed Illegal ImmigrantsThe feds are keeping a tight lid on the details of the inmate release, saying only that there are "hundreds" nationwide, and that they are "non-criminals and other low risk offenders."