Category Archives: Immigration

Should more federal immigration detainees be released? Debate

The issue has an impact on York County, where the county prison receives money for housing federal immigration detainees. I asked Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators for comment.

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Read the National Immigration Forum’s August report on detention

Read the National Immigration Forum’s August report on detention, then post a comment about whether you think the federal government detains too many immigrants facing deportation:     MathofImmigrationDetention (PDF) MathofImmigrationDetention (Text)

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State Sen. Lloyd Smucker pushing for PA version of Dream Act

State Sen. Lloyd Smucker, a Republican who represents parts of Lancaster and York counties, is planning to introduce legislation that would let some undocumented immigrants pay in-state tuition rates in college. His proposal is based on the Maryland version of … Continue reading

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