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Jeff Katz
September 16, 2019 - 2:16 pm
While partaking in the favorite leftist tradition of bashing President Trump, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden could not seem to recall the word "escalator." Biden was busy slamming Trump's 2015 remarks the media claims were referring to Mexican immigrants when he stumbled. According...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Under threat of crippling U.S. tariffs, Mexico said Friday it had reduced the flow of migrants arriving at its northern border by 56% in three months. Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said he believes Mexico's strategy of...
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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 29, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight and Reform Committee is objecting to the Trump administration's decision to block committee staffers from conducting additional visits at 11 border detention facilities after visits last week revealed serious problems. The committee chairman, Democratic Rep...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:29 pm
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The Trump administration is opposing Washington state's effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration detention center pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued The GEO Group in 2017,...
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Gary Hess
August 20, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:49 pm
By JEFF AMY and ROGELIO V. SOLIS Associated Press MORTON, Miss. (AP) — A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says nearly half of those arrested during the largest immigration raid in a decade in the United States have been released. In an email Thursday, Bryan Cox said more than...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Cameroonian men who share 10 mattresses on the floor of a third-floor apartment above a barber shop walk every morning to the busiest U.S. border crossing with Mexico, hoping against all odds that it will be their lucky day to claim...
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August 08, 2019 - 1:30 pm
By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Dozens of immigrant workers have been released a day after being detained in the largest immigration raid in a decade in the United States. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials say 680 people were arrested in Wednesday's raids. But...
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Jeff Katz
August 01, 2019 - 3:42 pm
While discussing his views on immigration, Sen. Cory Booker made the point that immigrants from "sh*thole countries" should be allowed into America, not just the highly educated. Booker was criticizing Joe Biden for his proposal that any green card holder with a Ph.D. should be allowed into the U.S...
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