immigration

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AP News
August 21, 2019 - 9:14 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. That's according to two DHS officials who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity to...
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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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Jeff Katz
August 20, 2019 - 1:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities. In the suit filed by disability and civil rights advocates in U.S. District Court, immigrants...
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August 15, 2019 - 3:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A panel of judges on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government that contended detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement. A three-judge panel for the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
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Jeff Katz
August 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The Trump administration announced a new rule Monday that would bar welfare-dependent immigrants from coming into the United States, according to Breitbart News. The new rule will see that legal immigrants will be less likely to obtain permanent residence in the U.S. if they have used any forms of...
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August 12, 2019 - 9:47 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, potentially making it more difficult for some to get legal status in the...
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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 - 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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August 07, 2019 - 4:26 pm
By ROGELIO SOLIS and JEFF AMY Associated Press MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened...
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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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