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Capitol police arrest scores of Catholic nuns and leaders calling for immigration reform

“Scripture tells me that every person no matter their immigration status is a child of God and deserves to be treated with dignity."<p>Dozens of …

Immigration: Visa quagmire forces San Jose cafe owner to ‘self-deport’

Khaled Altarkeet is so frustrated, he is “self-deporting.”<p>After an immigration quagmire left his business visa in limbo, the owner of a popular cafe …

Supreme Court Ruling Means Immigrants Could Continue To Be Detained Indefinitely

<b>Updated at 5:27 p.m. ET</b><p>The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants, even those with permanent legal status and asylum seekers, do not have the right to periodic bond hearings.<p>It's a profound loss for those immigrants appealing what are sometimes indefinite detentions by the government. …

Immigration

Federal judge rules DHS can't randomly revoke DACA protections

6a45ddc5-fb3d-4322-bc86-66a05352b8de<p>Federal judge rules DHS can't randomly revoke DACA …

Health Care

Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he’s considering pulling federal immigration enforcement agents out of California, which declared itself a …

Immigration

Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

WASHINGTON — The parents of the first lady, Melania Trump, have obtained lawful permanent residency in the United States, a lawyer for the couple confirmed Wednesday, but it remains unclear how or when the couple received their green cards.<p>The lack of clarity about when and how Viktor and Amalija …

Immigration

Pelosi takes over House floor for 8-hour speech

House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump lauds Indiana GOP Senate candidate, knocks Donnelly as 'Sleepin’ Joe' Trump …

Republicans

Uzbekistan goes visa-free for seven nationalities

The government of Uzbekistan has announced changes to the country’s visa policy that will provide visa waivers for an expanded list of nationalities, as well as an easing of the visa application process for many others.<p>From 10 February 2018, citizens of seven countries will be able to visit …

DREAMers Threaten To Leave The Country If Congress Doesn't Reach A DACA Deal

A group of DREAMers, young illegal immigrants fighting to stay in the country following the Trump Administration's refusal to extend the Deferred …

Immigration

'We feel like this is our home': American family struggles to stay in Halifax

It was an incident last winter that made the Johnson family realize they had to leave the United States.<p>Leith Johnson and her husband, Les T. …

Canada

Colts Linebacker Killed In DUI Accident By Illegal Alien Wanted For Deportation

(UPDATED) The man who is accused of killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson in a DUI accident on Sunday is a Guatemalan national by birth …

ICE chief warns illegal immigration 'not going to be OK anymore': report

In a fiery speech to hundreds of law enforcement officers, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement excoriated the political enablers of illegal immigration on Wednesday, saying he’ll “never back down” from safeguarding the border.<p>Speaking at the Border Security Expo in San …

ICE Director Brags About How Much He's 'Enjoying' Tearing Immigrant Families Apart

Jake Johnson, staff writerRiding high off two recent widely denounced deportations that ripped apart immigrant families who have called the U.S. home …

Immigration

President Trump: DACA Is ‘Not Dreamers,’ So ‘Don’t Fall Into That Trap’

While addressing House and Senate Republicans at their annual retreat in Lewisburg, West Virgina, President Trump made some rather nonsensical remarks about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) act and so-called “DREAMers,” whose name comes from the Development, Relief, and Education …

76 immigrants found stuffed inside tractor-trailer in Texas: officials

Border control agents pulled over a tractor-trailer in Texas and found more than 75 undocumented immigrants stuffed inside the box-like enclosure, …

Immigration

ICE Deports Ohio Father Who Lived in the U.S. for 40 Years Even After House Committee Took Up His Case

Amer Adi Othman had just hours to say goodbye to his wife and children on the phone Monday evening before officials from the Immigration and Customs …

Immigration

New Scrutiny Coming for Refugees From 11 “High-Risk” Nations

The Trump administration said on Monday that it is resuming the admission of refugees from 11 countries with additional screening that it said will increase security but which refugee groups say will make it harder for Muslims to find safe haven in the United States.<p>In late October, after a pause …

Immigration

Trump Comments Ignite Immigrants In Philly To Unite

African and Caribbean immigrants in Philadelphia are organizing following disparaging comments attributed to President Trump that he made about their homelands.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Now lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are trying to hammer out a new immigration policy that comes even as …

Anne Frank Movement: Hundreds of Rabbis Promise to Hide African Refugees Facing Deportation in Israel

Hundreds of Israeli rabbis on Tuesday said they are willing to hide upwards of 38,000 African asylum seekers facing deportation in coming months …

'The Wall is the Wall': Trump pushes back after reports said his chief of staff talked him down on the border wall

President Donald Trump on Thursday morning bashed the North American Free Trade Agreement and again promised that Mexico would pay for his proposed border wall.<p>"The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it," Trump said on Twitter. "Parts will be, of …

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas

The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers.<p>The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and …

Immigration