Immigration arrests up nearly 40% under Trump; one-quarter had no criminal record

From article- removals were up by nearly 150 percent in Colorado
The Denver Channel
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
National News

Immigration arrests are up nearly 40 percent so far under the Trump administration compared to last year, and more than one-quarter of those arrested had no criminal history.

In Colorado and Wyoming, arrests rose by about one-quarter this year over last year, but removals were up by nearly 150 percent ...

Trump increases deportations of formerly protected DREAMers

From Article; '(DACA) status of enrollees who committed serious crimes, became affiliated with gangs or otherwise became threats to public safety...Under Obama, that led to 365 former DACA enrollees being deported-'
9 News, KUSA
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
National News

The Trump administration has stepped up the deportation of undocumented immigrants who had come to the United States as children and lost their protected status, which had allowed them to stay, federal data provided to USA TODAY shows.

Illegal-Alien Burden on Taxpayers Dwarfs Cost of Deportation

annual $113 billion impact of illegal population
Saturday, April 15, 2017
National News

CNN reported this week that the U.S. government spends more than $10,000 on average to deport each illegal alien, the implication being that taxpayers pay a heavy price for the removal of those in the country illegally.

Sanctuary in the age of President Trump? It's tricky and risky

From the article "In the 1980s, several church leaders around the country were prosecuted under federal law for offering sanctuary..."
Orange County Register
Sunday, March 19, 2017
National News

Rev. Francisco Garcia, Jr. knows how difficult it can be for an immigrant to endure church-offered sanctuary.

Immigrants [illegal aliens] change up their routines, brace for arrest

Flurries of paperwork, frantic calls, ad-hoc text networks are the norm as many [illegal alien] immigrants in America are living in fear
The "fear of deportation" is what the illegal aliens mean. Immigrants, there is no fear. They are lawfully present.
Denver Post
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
National News

Central American migrants await asylum in southern Mexico

Orange County Register
Sunday, December 18, 2016
National News

Carlos Mejia sleeps on a bare mattress in an otherwise unfurnished room with his girlfriend and spreads a sheet on the cool tile for their two young children, a small respite from the sweltering heat. Their neighbors on both sides are Hondurans like them.

Metro State Professor: Trump Can Change A Lot Without Approval

Trump can rescind Obama’s Executive Action shielding children brought here illegally from deportation ...Trump can undo those immediately as well as pass his own executive actions.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Colorado News

A political science professor at Metro State University in Denver says although President-Elect Donald Trump will need Congressional approval for some of his goals, he can deliver a number of promises with a stroke of a pen ...

Trump’s planned crackdown on illegal immigration could become a reality.

Mexican consulates: 'We will defend firmly the rights of Mexican citizens' in U.S.

Orange County Register
Friday, November 11, 2016
National News

Donald Trump said this week that he has three front-burner priorities when he gets into office in late January -- job creation, revoking at least some elements of Obamacare, and cracking down on undocumented immigrants.


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