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ACLU asks Greyhound to put a stop to federal immigration checks on its buses

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has signed a letter asking Greyhound Lines to block federal immigration checks on its buses.<p>Immigration …


National City mother in viral arrest video to be released from immigration detention

A National City woman whose arrest by Border Patrol in front of her three daughters became a viral video will be allowed to return to her family …


Immigration agency to suspend fast processing for some H-1B visas

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Tuesday that it will temporarily suspend fast processing for H-1B visa applications …


‘Chain Migration’ Used to Be a Benign Term. Not Anymore.

Midway through January, a White House immigration meeting made headlines for a choice vulgarity the president deployed to describe some foreign nations. Recounting the meeting to reporters, the Democratic senator Dick Durbin also dwelled on another curious moment. “When it came to the issue of, …


Hispanic Caucus lashes out at Gohmert over Cesar Chavez comments

Hispanic Democrats on Wednesday panned a Texas lawmaker's proposal to declare Latino civil rights pioneer César Chavez's birthday "National Border …


Sheriff tells Trump of "spectacular failures every single day" in California

Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones traveled to the White House Tuesday and told President Donald Trump that California is full of "spectacular failures" …


Editorial: Immigration crackdown bypasses criminals to punish family breadwinners.

The new and bewildering policies of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seem more aimed at punishing harmless people simply for being in this …


Michigan non-criminal immigrant arrests, deportations soar under Trump

The number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio soared over the past year as the administration of President …


Spending bill caught in partisan fight ahead of Friday deadline

A long-term spending bill has been delayed over partisan squabbling about unrelated measures, including health care, immigration and gun control.

Gun Control

Dem leaders pull back from hard-line immigration demand

Democratic leaders are backing off of their demand that Dreamer protections be a part of the 2018 budget negotiations.<p>While House Minority Leader …


Wasn’t DACA supposed to end on March 5? A guide to what’s going on with the Dreamers


Austin has been hit by 4 bombs in 3 weeks. The president is silent.

Two Americans are dead. Did their lives matter to Trump?<p>An American city is under attack, and the president of the United States isn’t saying anything about it.<p>Four bombs have exploded in residential neighborhoods in Austin since March 2, in what appears to be an increasingly sophisticated bombing …

Florida International University

“Abolish ICE,” explained

The left’s rallying cry is a repudiation of Trump’s immigration policy — and a challenge to Democrats.<p>Before President Donald Trump, only immigrants and their neighbors were likely to know what the acronym ICE stands for: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency tasked with identifying, …


After 2 months in detention, a Lynn immigrant is freed

Edgar “Lupe” Mendoza and his girlfriend, Cindy Magana, had no idea what was happening when five Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) patrol cars …


Liberian immigrants may face deportation under this little-known U.S. foreign policy program

The immigration status you never knew existed has been in existence since 1990.<p>Caroline Grimes — a Liberian immigrant who fled civil war in 2002 for …


As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

New Orleans

Resettlement of Somalis in Minnesota plummets in wake of Trump policies


Soccer Club Nixes Trip To Uganda Over Travel Ban Concerns

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —</b> A Minneapolis soccer team just passed up the opportunity of a lifetime, because they weren’t sure they’d be able to return to …

North American Soccer League

Fearing deportation under Trump, these immigrants prepare to become untraceable

A few months back, Lorena Jofre was planning to buy a condominium in Miami-DadeCountyto finally move into her own place with her 7-year-old …


‘Where’s Mommy?’: A family fled death threats, only to face separation at the border.

HOUSTON— They had come so far together, almost 3,000 miles across three countries and three borders: a mother with three children, fleeing a gang in El Salvador that had tried to kill her teenage son.<p>But now, in a frigid Border Patrol facility in Arizona where they were seeking asylum, Silvana …


Putting a face to immigration: St. Cloud State series emphasizes human impact of policy

Documentaries, speakers will take on DACA, ICE and how immigrant workers impact Minnesota


Trump had senior staff sign nondisclosure agreements. They’re supposed to last beyond his presidency.

Back in April 2016, when the notion of Donald Trump in the White House still seemed fanciful, The Post’s Robert Costa and Bob Woodward sat down with Trump, and Costa, at one point, raised the subject of the nondisclosure agreements for employees of which the candidate was so fond.<p>Costa: “One thing …

Donald Trump

Newspaper owners are coming for your democracy

The next time you're tempted to think of "the media" as some amorphous entity, consider taking a look at these photos of @denverpost staff learning …


‘Propaganda’ professors switch focus from Syria to Britain and Russia

A group of university professors who promoted conspiracy theories about chemical weapons in Syria are now making similar claims about the recent …

Middle East

AP Exclusive: Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit.<p>But that's exactly what the company then …

Real Estate

Why Trump’s admission that he made stuff up to Justin Trudeau is particularly bad

In a fundraising speech Wednesday, President Trump admitted once and for all that he just makes stuff up. The man who has racked up more than 2,000 false and misleading claims as president said he insisted to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that United States runs a trade deficit with Canada …

Donald Trump

Council member Jeff Johnson to speak on refugee impact panel in Washington D.C.

National Press Club panel will address whether states should be able to opt out of refugee resettlement


For Trump, Cruelty Is the Point

Julianne HingThe White House’s immigration policies are designed to maximize suffering.The post For Trump, Cruelty Is the Point appeared first on The …


Minn. Liberians rally to salvage deportation protection program

As program expires, many cite jobs and deep ties to the state


GOP immigration bill stirs tension among Hispanic conservatives

A press event meant to tout conservative Hispanic support for a hard-line immigration bill instead brought into sharp relief the deep divisions among …