Immigration

July 23, 2018 - 11:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly 1,200 children 5 and older have been reunited with their families after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, leaving hundreds to go before this week's court-imposed deadline, according to a Justice Department court filing on Monday that raised the possibility that many...
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June 27, 2018 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House resoundingly rejected a far-ranging immigration bill Wednesday despite an eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP's moderate and conservative wings proved too deep for leaders to avert an awkward election-year...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting,...
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April 06, 2018 - 8:15 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Police and the mayor of Gainesville are looking to change a local immigration policy after realizing that a domestic abuse call could have led the victim to face deportation. Mayor Lauren Poe said the city's policy adopted to comply with federal immigration authorities goes too...
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April 04, 2018 - 7:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, annoyed by the lack of progress on fulfilling the signature promise of his campaign, said he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his "big, beautiful wall" is erected. Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he's been discussing the...
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April 03, 2018 - 11:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials said they're crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration "loopholes" after the president called on Republican lawmakers to immediately pass a border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through. "The big...
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