United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. There are an estimated 12 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally, mainly from Mexico and Central America.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Monday partially lifted an injunction on President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban and thus allowed restrictions on citizens from certain predominantly Muslim countries to go into effect.
An estimated 28.5 million Latin American and Caribbean people live outside their birth countries, 70% of them in the United States, while a majority of the immigrant population of 7.6 million originated from other countries in the region, according to a new study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Mexican remittances rose at the fastest pace in five years in September as immigrant workers took advantage of the Peso’s decline to send more money to relatives, according to the Mexican Central bank.
US President Obama administration said Thursday it would postpone the deportation of illegal immigrants without criminal records and allow them to apply for work permits as it reviews over 300.000 cases.
Chileans of German, British, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, French, Arab and Israeli descent sacrificed part of their heritage in the late 19th and early 20th centuries upon immigrating to Chile. Though their history is oft-forgotten in modern-day Chile, new exhibitions on display in Santiago and Valparaíso this month will show more than 70 photographs and 50 personal items representing the immigrant experience.