If you are not a U.S. citizen, then you are probably living with a greater sense of anxiety and fear than you were a year ago.
A sanctuary city is a city in the United States that has policies in place designed to not prosecute undocumented immigrants, either by law or by habit. As Channel 2 Investigates recently reported as part of its series on illegal immigration and crime, many people believe that Houston is one of the sanctuary cities. However, the investigation revealed that's not so.
As you probably already know, President Barack Obama took executive action in November of last year aimed at helping millions of immigrants stay in the United States legally. The Obama Administration did this by taking two steps:
If your family member or loved one has been detained at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport or the Houston Hobby Airport, you are probably very worried and scared. The good news is that help is available.
A pregnant immigrant from Honduras said that immigration officials shackled her and forced her to board a plane bound for Texas from California just days before she gave birth. The woman, who had crossed the border illegally, said that she was sexually assaulted in a Mexican town. She tells a horrific immigration story involving kidnapping, abuse and substandard medical care. However, the woman was released on humanitarian parole because of her pregnancy status.