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ICE raids: Top immigration official admits he ‘does not know details’ of controversial arrests

17.07.2019 9:28

The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services has said he does not have details about the ICE raids targeting undocumented immigrants, even though he has spoken about the operation in recent days.Ken Cuccinelli said during a CNN appearance on Monday he did “not have operational details”, including how many arrests were made during the operation that began on Sunday.Last week, Mr Cuccinelli discussed the operation and said there were approximately one million people in the US with removal orders.“I told you, I don't have details about any arrests that have taken place so far with respect to that operation,” Mr Cuccinelli said, explaining his lack of knowledge about specifics by saying “operational details are kept contained within the agency”.The raids were expected in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco.But, there were no reports of the raids in several cities, according to immigrant advocacy groups that are monitoring the situation.Mr Cucinelli’s agency is in charge of legal immigration, and it is left to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain undocumented immigrants for deportation.The US has conducted raids previously, including raids on workplaces where undocumented immigrants have allegedly been hired.Donald Trump's administration has overseen a spike in the number of those kinds of raids, compared to during the Obama administration.

Migrants In The U.K. Are Healthier Than The Locals And Speak Excellent English

17.07.2019 9:04

Research from the Migration Observatory at Oxford University shows that migrants to the U.K. tend to be healthier than the native-born population. The research also shows most migrants speak good English, contrary to concerns raised by Boris Johnson who is likely to be the next U.K. Prime Minister.


Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM

17.07.2019 5:30

A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today.


Why Trump's immigration bonds proposal won't work

17.07.2019 5:08

A foreign service officer says the president's right to pay attention to people overstaying their visas, but he’s pushing a stale idea.


Trump team pitches new immigration plan amid furor over border

17.07.2019 3:22

White House adviser Jared Kushner presented the proposal to the president’s Cabinet. Congressional aides expect to see it in the coming days.


US likely to propose increase in merit-based immigration to 57%

16.07.2019 23:38

Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner, who is also the son-in-law of United States President Donald Trump, said having an immigration policy that would attract talented and meritorious people from across the world would create over USD 500 billion in tax revenues over 10 years.


Michael Bennet: Trump is "weak on immigration"

16.07.2019 20:54

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joined CBSN to discuss his bid for the White House, his opposition to the Trump administration and how he plans to stand out from his Democratic opponents on policy.


Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention

16.07.2019 20:43

Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday.


White House readies immigration plan amid uproar over Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks

16.07.2019 20:22

The House vote to condemn the president disrupts discussion of Jared Kushner’s long-shot proposal.


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