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  • By Christian M. Wade | CNHI Statehouse Reporter

BOSTON — With deadlines to apply for federal grants fast approaching, the Trump administration is pledging to make good on threats to withhold funding for cities and towns that refuse to detain immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally.

CLINTON — “VANG: A Drama about Recent Immigrant Farmers,” a one-hour play, will be presented at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the DeWitt Opera House Thea…

  • By Kery Murakami | CNHI Washington

She arrived in the United States from Peru with her undocumented parents as a child, fleeing economic collapse at home. Five years ago, when she was vulnerable to deportation, the Obama administration acted to assure her -- and thousands of other co-called Dreamers -- they could apply to stay, go to college and obtain work permits.

  • By John Austin | CNHI State Reporter

AUSTIN — Federal immigration policy favors admitting immigrants’ extended family members, but a proposed change would instead halve immigration while claiming to prioritize merit-based and skilled immigrants.