“We are very grateful today that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has decided to exercise their discretion and grant a further year,” says Josh Doherty, Castro’s lawyer.
The bill would change Missouri Human Rights Act’s definition of a discriminatory practice against an employee that discrimination be the motivating factor instead of just a contributing factor as it currently reads.
Earlier this week, a federal judge signed off on a settlement ordering the state of Michigan to spend $97 million to replace all the lead service lines in Flint. 18,000 lead service lines will come out of the ground over the next three years.
Veronica Castro will walk into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Baltimore, and she doesn’t know if she will be allowed to return home to her husband and their four children, who are all U.S. citizens.
Hundreds of immigration rights advocates and dozens of law enforcement officers showed up for a community forum Tuesday evening on immigration enforcement that was hosted by Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones.
Roughly 80 people packed a room at the Community United Methodist Church last week for a special “Rapid Response Training” put on by Faith In Action Bay Area, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco.
Roman Catholic activists are calling on the Archdiocese of New York to take a stronger stance against deportation.
Jewish Community facilities in Alabama and across the nation have been subjected to bomb threats in recent weeks. In other areas, there have been threats against mosques.
The bill would prevent the use of state and local resources for federal immigration enforcement action and sharply limit the ability of local law enforcement jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration officials, much like the policies that already exist in Los Angeles.
The resolution aims to remind all members of the community they will be treated equally under the law and by the city government, no matter their race, color or creed.
Coalition pushes for civil rights amendment to the Supreme Court.
CAFé’s answer is, at some point, people here will need to put their bodies between their neighbors and federal agents if they want to stop deportations.
Bates said the idea of sacred places providing sanctuary is an ancient one. The Old Testament is the original source, she said, “when God declared certain spaces sanctioned for safety.”
A group of pastors said the Black church needs to return to its activist roots in order to resist the Trump administration.
DuBois said she was helping immigrants to know their rights and was letting ICE know that their supposed raid in Brockton was compromised.
The City of San Jose doesn't have a policy to help tenants financially if they're forced out. Community members want to change that.
Since the election of Donald Trump, many Japanese Americans have been mobilized to oppose the anti-Muslim government policies such as the travel ban from Majority-Muslim countries.
Maria Robles of Arlington, a bilingual organizer with North Texas group Faith, said Sunday’s roundup is the type of crackdown that immigrants fear.