Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Channels Donald Trump

Canada No Longer Welcoming Immigrants In June 27, 2017, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau held a news conference where he said: “[I] will continue to promote Canada’s open immigration policy on the world stage as controversy rages over U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban.” Trudeau continued by saying: “But at the same time, Canadians have been very

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Here’s what happened the last time Mass Deportation was used to solve the ‘Immigration Problem’

The immigration problem is complicated and various people have different feelings about the subject. Some people believe that the best and only solution for the immigration problem is to conduct a mass deportation of illegal immigrants, which would be a bad decision according to history. The last mass deportation that the U.S. conducted lasted from

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Tractor Trailer Packed with 39 people found in San Antonio

At least nine are dead after undocumented immigrants were found in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas a week ago. The tractor-trailer was parked at a Walmart lot and an employee called police after a man that was in the trailer asked him for water. When authorities responded to the welfare check

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More Low-Skilled Foreign Workers are being Allowed into the U.S. by the Trump Administration

Immigration officials announced this week that they are raising the ceiling for visas available under the H-2B temporary visa work program. The H-2B temporary visa work program brings in low-skilled, seasonal workers from abroad, but employers must demonstrate that their businesses would be harmed if their positions aren’t filled in order for them to hire

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How United States Deportation Flights Work

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has its own airplane fleet called ICE Air that is used to deport illegal immigrants back to their country of origin. ICE Air charters a range of aircrafts for its missions, depending on where the planes are headed and who’s on board. According to ICE, the agency’s

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Former Customs and Boarder Protection Officer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

An ex-Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer was sentenced to five years in prison for allowing unauthorized immigrants into the United States through the San Ysidro Port of Entry in exchange for bribes that included money and sex. According to court records, Jose Luis Cota, 51, admitted he was part of a small group of

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Fewer Illegal Immigrants Deported Despite Increase in Arrests

Immigration arrests in the United States have increased almost 40 percent so far in 2017 under the Trump Administration and agents have detained more than 40,000 people suspected of being in the country illegally. Immigration agents have renewed their focus on immigrants without criminal convictions, which has been met with stark criticism by immigration advocates.

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The Perspective of a teen in L.A. with an Immigrant Parent

One point of view of the immigration issue that is not usually seen is that of a teenager whose parent or parents are undocumented immigrants. According to a 2013 USC report, almost 16 percent of children in Los Angeles County were U.S. citizens with at least one parent that is an illegal immigrant. The Pew

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San Diego Woman Sentenced to Three Years and One Month in Prison for Hiding Illegal Immigrants in her Home

Earlier this month, a San Diego woman was sentenced to prison for her involvement in the smuggling of illegal immigrants from Mexico into the United States. Dania Olivero, who is 51 and a legal immigrant from Cuba, had agreed to let the illegal immigrants temporarily stay at her small rented house in the City Heights

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Trump Plans on Copying Canada’s Immigration System

President Trump has mentioned various times that he intends to reform the U.S.’s immigration system and that he wants it to be like Canada’s immigration system. However, this is not that easy because the United States and Canada are two different nations that deal with different issues. Canada happens to have a more selective immigration

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