Eve Levin // 10/1/17 //
White House officials are circulating hardline immigration proposals that include the hiring of 10,000 additional immigration enforcement agents (NYT).
The administration is increasingly targeting parents who pay to have their children smuggled into the United States (NYT).
The White House announced that it will cap the number of refugees admitted to the United States in the next fiscal year to 45,000 (Politico).
The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to collect social media data on all immigrants entering the United States (NYT).
The Trump administration’s stance on immigration is exacerbating a migrant farmworker shortage (NPR).
President Trump’s border-wall proposal took a step toward fruition with the beginning of prototype construction in California (WSJ).
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers are holding pregnant immigrants against federal policy, argues Victoria Lopez at the ACLU.
A recent report suggests that anti-immigration rhetoric and policies have led immigrants in California to seek services in lower numbers (ImmigrationProf Blog).
Recent figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) show that U.S. agents are likely to deport fewer people in 2017 than during the same period last year (WaPo).