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June 26, 2018 - 7:41 am
Analysis by Ronald Brownstein, CNN (CNN) — The firestorm over the separation of children from their undocumented parents at the border has almost completely overshadowed another milestone in the long-running national immigration debate: Opposition to legal, as well as illegal, migration is...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to find the votes to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul, House Republicans are narrowing on a slimmed down bill to stem the crisis of separating immigrant families at the border. But even that more modest measure hit...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pa. Sen. Bob Casey says the Trump administration's executive order, halting family separations at the border, does not go far enough. He called for immediate reunification for the families and broader changes to prevent child detention in the future. "Separating...
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1 A protester yells toward a Trump supporter after arriving to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.
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June 25, 2018 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge. The American Civil Liberties Union said in response that such a step would be illegal and violate the Constitution that...
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Migrant families rest from their travels to Matamoros, Mexico, along Gateway International Bridge which connects to Brownsville, Texas, as they seek asylum in the United States.
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June 24, 2018 - 9:21 am
Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them. A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday night by the...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Local Holocaust survivors who have seen the images of family separations are speaking out about their own eerily familiar experiences some 73 years ago. Eighty-nine-year-old Anneliese Nossbaum lived through four concentration camps, including Auschwitz, and was...
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Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., left, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., walk to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans seeking more information about compromise legislation on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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June 22, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Kim Glovas
June 22, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is planning to file a lawsuit next week, challenging the Trump admininstration's forced family separation policy. In a statement, Shapiro said the policy is un-American, and violates the core principals and values of this...
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Fifty immigrants who took the oath of citizenship at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jose Coronado came to the U.S. from Mexico seeking a better life. On Thursday, he was among a group of 50 immigrants who took the oath of citizenship at the Free Library of Philadelphia. "They don't do much to help the people [in other countries]," Coronado said of...
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American Airlines says it asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights.
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June 20, 2018 - 4:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents. The CEOs of both airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant...
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