DC Restaurants Prepare For “A Day Without Immigrants” Strike on Thursday

Latino immigrants across Washington plan to skip work on Thursday as part of a “Day Without Immigrants” campaign aimed at showing their economic power and protesting Donald Trump‘s immigration policies. In the meantime, many restaurateurs are scrambling to figure out exactly how many employees will be participating in the strike. Some restaurants are preparing to close for the…

Fear spreads in L.A. after immigration ‘raid,’ advocates claim. Officials say arrests are ‘routine.”

The panicked emails and phone calls began streaming in from community members at about 11 a.m. Thursday morning, inundating Los Angeles immigration lawyers with far more cases than usual. Immigrant advocate groups claim that more than 100 people had been taken into custody by federal immigration officials in Southern California Thursday, indicating a “coordinated sweep” in arrests and heightening fears…

More and more Americans are renouncing their U.S. citizenship — here’s why

More than 5,400 Americans overseas renounced their United States citizenship last year, a 26% increase over 2015 and more than triple the number in 2010, when Congress passed a law that significantly increased tax penalties for unreported foreign transactions and holdings, according to data compiled by a Connecticut tax attorney. Advocates for the estimated 7 million overseas Americans…