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In this Nov. 21, 2007, photo, Elizabeth Keathley, a Philippine citizen in the U.S. on a marriage visa, cuts rice noodles as she prepares a traditional Filipino dish for dinner in Bloomington, Ill. (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)
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February 10, 2020 - 1:44 pm
By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: With AP Photos. CHICAGO (AP) — The day Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick applied for an Illinois driver's license upended her life. When a clerk offered to register her to vote in 2005, the Peruvian citizen mistakenly accepted, leading to long legal...
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October 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
By REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Alyse and Elmer Sanchez were thrilled when they survived their "green card" interview, a crucial step in obtaining lawful status in the United States. She texted her family from the immigration office as relief washed over her: The officer had...
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September 03, 2019 - 3:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have at least partly reversed course on a controversial decision to stop considering requests for foreign nationals to remain in the country for medical treatment or other special circumstances. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says letters...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 40 elected state and local prosecutors on Friday challenged Attorney General William Barr's bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions. Barr wants to change immigration rules that...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A sweeping expansion of deportation powers unveiled by the Trump administration has sent chills through immigrant communities. The powers unveiled this week has prompted some lawyers to advise migrants to gather up as much documentation as possible to prove they've been in the U.S...
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May 14, 2019 - 9:25 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled with straining...
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August 10, 2018 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday halted a deportation in progress and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter weren't returned to the U.S. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington learned in court that the two plaintiffs in a...
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August 03, 2018 - 11:50 am
By MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The 16-year-old American daughter of a former Marine held back tears as long as she could Friday before her family was split in two. Her mother, Alejandra Juarez, was finally leaving for Mexico, rather than be sent off in handcuffs, after...
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June 21, 2018 - 2:28 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Honduran woman who says she's facing deportation has taken sanctuary in a Virginia church. Abbie Arevalo-Herrera came to the U.S. in 2014 and has sought asylum based on what she says are death threats against her by the father of her oldest child. She reported receiving a...
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May 01, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to...
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