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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

  • Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'

    Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:44:05 GMT

    Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.

  • French far-right chief calls Assad solution to Syria crisis

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:41:17 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen tried to raise her international profile and press her pro-Syria, pro-Christian stance with a visit to Lebanon on Monday, holding her first campaign meeting with a head of state.

  • New York attorney general bids to become Trump's No. 1 enemy

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:50:30 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than most, Eric Schneiderman understands the risks of taking on Donald Trump.

  • Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:44:22 GMT

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden's immigration policies.

  • French far-right chief says Assad solution to Syria crisis

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:39:47 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen tried to raise her international profile and press her pro-Syria, pro-Christian stance with a visit to Lebanon on Monday, holding her first campaign meeting with a head of state.

  • Refugee populations drawing doctors to rural Kansas

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:56:34 GMT

    GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dr. Scarlett Gard's passion for humanitarian work took her to India and Bangladesh. After finishing her medical training, she set off for a place she knew had a diverse population in need of doctors: western Kansas.

  • AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:33:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:19 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.

  • Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:25:14 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

  • Immigrations rallies held around US to support Muslims

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:24:31 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

  • Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:01:13 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

  • AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries

    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:42:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.

  • ICE arrests man who escaped Illinois prison in 2003

    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:58:01 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) — A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 while serving an eight-year sentence on a drug charge has been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at his home in Atlanta.

  • Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrants

    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:05:39 GMT

    PRESIDIO, Texas (AP) — Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country illegally.

  • AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype

    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:48:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.

  • Arpaio successor pulls back on immigration holds in jails

    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 03:56:03 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) — For years, immigrants being released from jails in Phoenix would routinely be kept locked up an extra couple days to give federal authorities time to check their immigration status and launch deportation proceedings.

  • Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

    Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:58:50 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.

  • Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75

    Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:15:57 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Kelly: Trump is working on a "streamlined" travel ban

    Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:11:49 GMT

    MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations to iron out the difficulties that landed his first order in the courts, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday.

  • Anxieties rise at Detroit haven for asylum seekers

    Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:27:24 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — Lucy Neighbor knew that to start over after fleeing torture, bloodshed and repression in her native Cameroon, she needed to find something called Freedom House. She managed to reach the place in 2008, and though she wasn't exactly sure what it was, she felt at home the moment the door opened.

  • No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

    Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:02:16 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city.