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The immigration debate has really heated up lately, and legal developments have been occurring at a rapid pace. Laws have been passed and challenges have been filed, leaving immigrants in several states in a grey area. In this environment, it is important to stay up to date with the changes in the law. Fortunately, FindLaw’s Immigration News provides the leading source of timely immigration news, with breaking legal stories, legal insight from attorneys and a collection of articles from around the Web.

Top Headlines

  • The Latest: Gorsuch says during hearing 'no man' above law

    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:26:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times local):

  • Hungary toughens border defense a year after migrant pact

    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:19:08 GMT

    TOMPA, Hungary (AP) — A year after the European Union struck a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, asylum-seekers are still finding their way into Hungary — and the country's populist government is doubling down protection of its border with Serbia with a new fence and controversial asylum rules.

  • The Latest: Gorsuch refuses to opine on immigration ban

    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:58:33 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times local):

  • Macron, Le Pen clash in first French election TV debate

    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:58:06 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — The two front-runners for the French presidency clashed spectacularly in the campaign's first televised debate between leading candidates Monday night.

  • Report: Judge says 'sanctuary' jail led to immigration sweep

    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:44:49 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal magistrate judge in Texas said Monday that U.S. immigration officials had informed him that large-scale arrests in Austin were ordered as a result of the local sheriff adopting "sanctuary" policies in her jail.

  • DHS releases names of local jails that won't hold immigrants

    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:04:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don't cooperate with immigration authorities. It's putting the spotlight on Travis County, Texas, home of liberal Austin.

  • Trump Winery seeks more foreign workers this season

    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:03:22 GMT

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia winery owned by President Donald Trump's son has applied to hire foreign workers to pick grapes after the company was unable to find U.S. citizens who want the job.

  • DHS releases names local jails that won't hold immigrants

    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:01:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don't cooperate with immigration authorities.

  • Dozens arrested in immigration raid during Detroit cockfight

    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:40:14 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — About 50 men could be deported after they were caught during an immigration raid on a suspected cockfighting and illegal gambling operation in Detroit.

  • Most young Americans don't see Trump as a legitimate leader

    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:15:53 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

  • A talk with Jimmy Breslin, New York's "New Yorkiest" writer

    Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:18:02 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — In May 2002, Associated Press National Writer Jerry Schwartz interviewed the famously blunt-yet-lyric author and columnist Jimmy Breslin about his life and work. Breslin died Sunday at age 88. The following story was originally published on May 25, 2002:

  • Waiter fired after asking customer for proof of residency

    Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:43:34 GMT

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A waiter was fired from a Southern California restaurant after asking customers to prove they had legal residency before serving them.

  • Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance

    Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:20:02 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.

  • EU citizens in UK anxiously seek security before Brexit

    Sun, 19 Mar 2017 09:57:26 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — Sam Schwarzkopf, a German neuroscientist at University College London, was startled to receive a letter from the British government telling him that his application for permanent residence had been rejected and he should prepare to leave the U.K.

  • Indonesia deports 2 French journalists from Papua province

    Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:51:11 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has deported two French journalists for committing visa violations while shooting a documentary film in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, an official said Sunday.

  • Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 22:24:52 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

  • Travel ban fight personal for Hawaii's 'scholarly gentleman'

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 22:22:57 GMT

    HONOLULU (AP) — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical "smart Chinese kid that got straight As." His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say "don't poke the lion."

  • Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:32:10 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through. The specifications were found in a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump's promise to build a "big, beautiful wall" at the Mexican border.

  • King maintains support in Iowa after inflammatory comments

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 14:39:08 GMT

    CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Outside his rural congressional district stretching over 39 Iowa counties, conservative U.S. Rep. Steve King's stream of inflammatory comments generate outrage and condemnation, but back home they rate little more than a shrug.

  • AP FACT CHECK: A Washington week of bluster

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:23:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first spending plan for the government and a report by the Congressional Budget Office on Republican health care kicked up quite a fuss in Washington over the past week. Bold claims flew on those developments and more. Many don't hold up to scrutiny:

  • King's Iowa district shrugs off racially charged comments

    Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:47:45 GMT

    CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Outside his rural congressional district stretching over 39 Iowa counties, conservative U.S. Rep. Steve King's stream of inflammatory comments generate outrage and condemnation, but back home they rate little more than a shrug.