American Immigration Weekly Recap – September 5th to 10th

FSM officials shift immigration responsibility to the US

Two officials from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) say that it is the responsibility of the U.S. government to remove FSM citizens from Guam. Read more.

Trump does not want all immigrants deported, says aide

Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York and one of Donald Trump’s top aides in the Republican Party, said that not all undocumented immigrants have to be worried about being deported if Trump becomes the President of the U.S. He said this in an interview with CNN. He said that Trump would decide on what to do with the undocumented immigrants living here only after successfully deporting the criminal immigrants.

Trump and Bill Clinton share immigration stance, Carson says

Bill Carson, Trump backer and former Republican Presidential candidate, says that the stance on immigration taken by Donald Trump is the same as that of Bill Clinton. Read more.

Trump campaign gains confidence after recent polls

According to Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, poll numbers for Hillary Clinton have fallen, followed by the email scandals. Conway said that Americans are unable to accept that Clinton is an honest and a truthful candidate. Last month, Clinton was ahead of Trump by eight percent in the RealClearPolitics poll. This has fallen to four percent now. However, Trump is lagging further behind in certain key states like Pennsylvania.

Immigrants sue Georgia over college access

Three students in Georgia who have received reprieve from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program have been denied admission to top public universities in the state. These three students want an injunction to stop officials from preventing DACA recipients from being admitted to public universities in the state.

Debate over illegal immigration undermined by unclear government statistics

Lack of accurate information is one of the largest hurdles in the debate about how to deal with the undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Even the U.S. government is uncertain of the exact number of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Read on to know more.

Voters split between Trump and Clinton on immigration

New polls from CNN/ORC show that voters are still uncertain of whether Donald Trump or his rival Hillary Clinton is the best person to deal with the immigration issue. Main priority for around 50 percent of voters is giving some form of legal status to the undocumented immigrants. Around 36 percent of them want the U.S. to stop more people from getting into the U.S. illegally and 11 percent want all undocumented immigrants to be deported from the country.

More Asian U.S. immigrants than Mexican

Immigrants from India and China have outstripped those from Mexico, according to an analysis of census data by the Wall Street Journal. Earlier, immigrants from Mexico were more common, but the trend has changed now.

False abuse claims allow immigrants to stay in U.S.

U visas allow victims of crimes like domestic violence to get green cards and remain in the U.S. These visas help women and children in more numbers. But Michael Steinberg, former Arapahoe County district attorney, claims that many make false claims of abuse and finally get permanent residency in the U.S. through the U visa program.