Fed’s Kaplan: Immigration crackdown hurting economy

President Trump’s immigration crackdown is already crimping economic growth as undocumented workers fearful of deportation stay home and reduce their spending, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said Wednesday. Millions of immigrants “are not going out and shopping, they are staying home, they are afraid if they go out they may not […]

Threats Explode in Texas Capitol Over Illegal Immigration share this email

The final day of a Texas state legislative session turned ugly when rowdy protesters showed up to speak out against the new state law banning sanctuary cities. Republican State Rep. Matt Rinaldi called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on the protesters, some of whom carried signs saying they were illegal immigrants. Democratic Rep. Poncho Nevárez and […]

Trump extends legal protection for nearly 59,000 Haitians in U.S.

President Donald Trump is again backing away from his hard-line anti-immigration rhetoric from the campaign trail, this time by extending the legal status of nearly 59,000 Haitians already in the U.S.. Haitian activists, the Haitian government, immigrant advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers pressed the White House to maintain the special status for Haitians […]