immigration

Judge Sides With Migrants In Case Against Border Patrol

Feb 20, 2020
Texas Public Radio/TPR.org

A federal judge in Arizona has issued a permanent order requiring the U.S. Border Patrol to provide clean mats and blankets to migrants within 12 hours of arriving at a detention facility.

Settlement Approved In Discrimination Suit Against Motel 6

Feb 20, 2020
motel 6.com

A judge has given final approval to a $10 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by the advocacy group MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, that alleged Motel 6 employees in Phoenix shared private information of guests with immigration authorities.

Tucson City Council Opposes Sanctuary Cities Ban Measure

Feb 20, 2020
Tucsonaz.gov

The Tucson City Council has voted to oppose state legislation that would seek voter approval to enshrine a ban on sanctuary cities in the state constitution.

Activist Group Files Complaint Against State Lawmaker

Feb 19, 2020
heritage.org

An activist group has filed an ethics complaint against the chairman of a Senate committee who cut off testimony on a proposal to enshrine a ban on “sanctuary cities” in the state constitution.

Homeland Security Waives Contracting Laws For Border Wall

Feb 18, 2020
PBS.org

President Donald Trump's administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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