Immigration


Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

By ALAN FRAM, WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of warring House Republican factions searched for an immigration compromise Monday as some conservatives warned of consequences for Speaker Paul Ryan if he allowed party moderates to push a bipartisan bill through the chamber without strong GOP..

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US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate Monday, May 21st, 2018

By MARIA VERZA, MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country’s second presidential debate Sunday. The debate in the border city of Tijuana focused on issues of foreign policy, immigration and border security...

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Michigan father was nearly deported; now he’s a US citizen Sunday, May 20th, 2018

By RYAN STANTON, DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen months ago, Yousef Ajin was in federal detention, separated from his family and facing deportation. Now the 49-year-old Ann Arbor father of four is a bonafide citizen of the United States. After winning his battle to stay in the country with his..

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FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington blame game Saturday, May 19th, 2018

By CALVIN WOODWARD and ELLIOT SPAGAT, WASHINGTON (AP) — Deflect blame for the bad things. Take undue credit for the good things. When President Donald Trump and his environmental chief sat down with different audiences this past week, the blame game was on display. So was some..

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Trump wrong on blame for border separations Thursday, May 17th, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrongly blaming Democrats for a law that he says is forcing migrant children to be taken from their parents at the border. The decision to separate families was made by the Trump administration. A look at his comment Wednesday during his meeting with..

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Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

By SUDHIN THANAWALA, SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of the Trump administration’s claim that courts don’t have the power to review the president’s decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation. Lawyers for both sides..

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1st appeals court to weigh Trump’s decision to end DACA Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

By SUDHIN THANAWALA, SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court Tuesday that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals..

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Immigration Doubts Follow Texas Democratic Governor Hopefuls Saturday, May 12th, 2018

By WILL WEISSERT, AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two little-known Texas Democrats battling for the right to face formidable Republican Gov. Greg Abbott worked Friday in their lone debate before a primary runoff to prove they support softer immigration policies — despite past records on the issue that..

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Border Town Residents: No Simple Fix to US Illegal Immigration Friday, May 11th, 2018

SAN LUIS, ARIZONA, EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA : A long line of people, winding past a chain-link fence and a turnstile, distinguishes the boundary separating San Luis, in the U.S. state of Arizona, and San Luis Río Colorado in Sonora, Mexico. Otherwise, it would just appear to be desert. At the U.S...

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GOP Immigration Moderates Say They’ll Force House Votes Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

BY ALAN FRAM, WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Republican lawmakers are beginning to collect signatures on a petition that would force election-year House votes on immigration legislation, and a leader of the group says they will garner enough support to succeed. Republicans backing the drive have..

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Canada looks to stem illegal migration from Nigeria Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

MONTREAL, (AFP): Canada is trying to curb the number of asylum seekers from Nigeria who are flooding into Canada via the United States, officials said on Monday. About 2 500 migrants, mostly Nigerian nationals, entered Canada illegally in April, bringing the total so far this year to more than 7..

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