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A Judge Supports Dreamers and the Rule of Law

A decision to uphold the program protecting childhood immigrants was on solid legal ground.<p>The White House was quick to condemn a federal judge’s decision last week striking down the Trump administration’s efforts to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It called the ruling …

Immigration

What is DACA and why is the Trump administration ending it?

It’s down to the wire for President Trump and Republican lawmakers to come up with a plan for the thousands of young, undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.<p>Earlier in January, Trump held a publicized, bipartisan meeting with lawmakers to discuss continuing protections for those who fell under …

Immigration

White House scrambles after false missile warning in Hawaii

The erroneous alert triggered reminders inside the administration about long-delayed plans to prepare for a domestic missile attack.<p>A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday, frantically phoning agencies to determine a response and triggering worries …

Politics

The Trump administration has ended protections for immigrants from 4 countries — here’s when they will have to leave the US

• <b>Immigrants from 10 countries currently receive temporary protected status (TPS), which allows them to live and work legally in the US.</b>• <b><br>The Trump administration has recently announced plans to terminate TPS for 4 of those countries.</b>• <b><br>Here's when they are expected to end.</b><p>During a bipartisan meeting on …

Immigration

Trump calls for DACA fix, still wants wall in bipartisan immigration talk

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump called on bipartisan lawmakers Tuesday to both come up with "a bill of love" to keep thousands of young undocumented immigrants from having to leave the country but also deliver on his campaign promise of a wall and border security, in a wide-ranging …

Politics

Trump administration forges ahead with building ‘Road to Nowhere’ through Alaska wildlife refuge

Sen. Lisa Murkowski fought hard for road in Alaska.<p>Whether it’s pushing for building roads in remote areas of Alaska or walls on the nation’s …

Liberal View

Mayors ask administration to extend immigration program for El Salvador

A large coalition of cities and counties is appealing Wednesday for the federal government to extend work permits for nearly 200,000 Salvadoran …

Immigration

138 things Trump did this year while you weren't looking

Behind the crazy headlines, more conservative priorities got pushed through than most people realize. An exhaustive list of what really happened to the government in 2017.<p>In Donald Trump’s first act as president, he signed a high-profile executive order intended to dismantle Obamacare, instructing …

Politics

Judge's Partial Lifting Of Trump Ban Gives Some Relief To San Diego Refugees

After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others who strive …

Immigration

Judge's partial lifting of Trump ban before Christmas gives refugees hope of family reunifications

After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others who strive …

Immigration

Honest For Once, Trump Reveals He’s A Racist Who Works Only For The Rich

He thinks everyone from Haiti has AIDS and Nigerians live in huts<p>While we’ve all set incredibly low expectations when it comes to Trump’s level of decency, he somehow still continues to astonish with his bigoted and prejudicial sentiments, often revealed in inexplicable word vomits. But he’s …

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Judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees.<p>U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled Saturday for the American Civil Liberties Union and Jewish Family Service after they urged him to halt the ban on refugees from some mostly Muslim …

Politics

U.S. judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.<p>U.S. District Judge James Robart …

World News

Judge partially lifts Trump's ban on refugees from certain Muslim countries

Federal judge's decision will allow entry to refugees who have 'bona fide' connections in the U.S.<p>A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially …

Immigration

Federal Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban on Refugees

(SEATTLE) — A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the …

U.S. Politics

Judge’s partial lifting of Trump ban gives refugees hope

SEATTLE >> After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others …

Immigration

Judge partly lifts Trump ban on refugees

<b>Seattle:</b> A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the …

Immigration

Federal judge partially lifts Trump ban on refugees

A federal judge in Seattle has partially lifted a ban on certain refugees imposed by the Trump administration, according to The Associated Press.<p>U.S. …

Federal judge partially lifts Trump travel ban on refugees

A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.<p>U.S. District Judge James Robart heard …

Immigration

Judge partially lifts ban on refugees, allowing some to legally reunite with family in US

SEATTLE -- A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the …

Cleveland

Out of chaos, Trump reshapes immigration

WASHINGTON — Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June, plainly …

Immigration

Judge partially lifts Trump administration refugee ban

A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.<p>U.S. District Judge James Robart heard …

U.S. Politics

Trump ban on Muslim refugees partially lifted by federal judge

SEATTLE – A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the …

Immigration

Judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.<p>U.S. District Judge James …

U.S. Politics

Correction: Travel Ban-Refugees story

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story Dec. 21 about a federal lawsuit challenging a Trump administration ban on certain refugees, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the lawyer who provided information about the difficulty a refugee family would face getting new medical clearances. It was …

Immigration

Federal judge partially lifts Trump's refugee ban

<b>SEATTLE --</b> A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the …

Immigration

Supreme Court Tellingly Rejects Lower Court Roadblock to Elimination of DACA Program

On Dec. 20, in an unsigned, four-page opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a lower court order that severely burdened efforts by the Trump …

Judiciary

Supreme Court: Trump doesn’t have to turn over DACA documents

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the Trump administration doesn’t have to turn over a massive load of documents relating to the decision to …

U.S. Supreme Court

An endangered butterfly, toad, and Mexican shrub may stand in the way of Trump's border wall in 2018

• <b>Four environmental conservation nonprofits have filed suit against the United States Department of Homeland Security.</b>• <b><br>The groups argue that the Trump administration's planned border wall would jeopardize more than a dozen endangered species, including the Quito checkerspot butterfly and the Arroyo</b> …

Immigration

America rescued her from Haiti. Now Trump wants to send her back.

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Every Tuesday, Dady Jean brings her daughter to see a physical therapist on the eastern edges of Atlanta. On this afternoon, the animated movie "Up" entertains patients old and young as they wait for their sessions.<p>At the appointed hour, therapist Antonio Pruitt leads Schnaika to a …

Immigration