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Employees at Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
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June 26, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By ALEXANDRA OLSON and STEVE LEBLANC Associated Press Writer BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair planned a walkout Wednesday to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant...
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June 26, 2019 - 10:27 am
By PETER ORSI and AMY GUTHRIE Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him...
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June 25, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday he is stepping down as his agency is under siege over the discovery of dozens of children in filthy conditions at one of its stations in Texas. Acting Customs and Border Protection...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pew Research Center has estimated that the number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that they no longer make up the majority in that category. There were about 4.9 million Mexicans living in the U.S. illegally in 2017,...
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June 05, 2019 - 4:37 pm
By ASTRID GALVAN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have access to English-language courses and legal services, officials said Wednesday. The Health and Human Services department notified shelters around the...
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June 01, 2019 - 10:23 am
By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America's southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants...
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May 30, 2019 - 11:35 am
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) posted and deleted a tweet which said that any immigration system that favors highly skilled people would be motivated by racism towards Latinos. The tweet was aimed at President Donald Trump’s immigration platform for 2020, which would reduce the flow of chain-migrants and...
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May 23, 2019 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) – A Mexican man who has been deported at taxpayer expense on three previous occasions was sentenced today to nearly two years in prison for his fourth illegal reentry into the United States. According to court documents, Isidoro Gonzalez-Ferretiz, 35, first...
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May 16, 2019 - 3:25 pm
By JILL COLVIN and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Setting aside some of his hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit "top talent" to the nation as he unveiled his latest efforts to reform residency laws after years of...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:40 pm
By JILL COLVIN and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation's current legal immigration system should be...
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