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Immigration Enforcement Policies Resulted in Criminal Gang Comeback

The criminal gang known as MS-13 has made a comeback in the US. According to a new analysis from the Center for Immigration Studies, which was released on Wednesday, this comeback is partly because of reduced immigration enforcement during the Obama administration. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers had kept the growth of the gang in …

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Revised Safe Communities Bill Backed by Massachusetts Police Association

Top police officials in Massachusetts have backed a revised bill that would limit the cooperation that local and state police officers could give to federal immigration officers. In a statement, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association said that the redrafted bill would allow for a better balance of building and improving trust in communities, while …

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Power of Attorney Signatures No Longer Accepted by USCIS

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that forms submitted by applicants and petitioners who are seeking immigration benefits need to have a valid signature and that they will longer accept signatures from power of attorneys. US Citizenship and Immigration Services said that the new policy, which will come into effect from 18 March, …

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New Immigration Sweep Launched in LA

Federal officials are conducting an immigration enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area, with more than 100 suspected undocumented immigrants detained so far. The sweep, which started on Sunday, focuses on immigrants who threaten border security, national security, and/or public safety, according to Sarah Rodriguez, the spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In a …

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