immigrants

Immigration enforcement operation
Wilfredo Lee/AP
July 12, 2019 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally will begin Sunday. The sweep has sparked outrage and concern among immigrant advocates. It's set to target people with final orders of removal,...
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In this May 23, 2019 photo, the U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
June 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices' order sets...
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a politically charged decision Thursday, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census — for now. Philadelphia immigrant advocates say the Supreme Court made the right call. "It's amazing news," said Miguel...
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Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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In this Thursday, June 13, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
June 18, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
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Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. kept an eye as Bernie Sanders supporters march down Broad Street during the Democratic National Convention.
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Dan Wing
June 04, 2019 - 7:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police commissioner has responded to the discovery of racist, violent and sexist comments allegedly posted on Facebook by hundreds of the city's police officers. The Plain View Project compiled the comments in a database, which includes thousands of...
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President Donald Trump
Susan Walsh/AP
May 16, 2019 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, "totally brilliant," high-skilled workers he...
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Make the Road PA
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Paul Kurtz
May 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rallies and celebrations were held throughout the world Wednesday to commemorate International Workers' Day, or May Day, and marches in Philly gave a voice to the unemployed, the underemployed and the exploited. "I have to work two jobs and don't have time to get...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Mayor Kenney heard that the Trump administration had reportedly considered releasing detainees to "Sanctuary Cities," to retaliate against political critics, he would have taken any and all sent this way. While the Washington Post reports the plan never...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
April 12, 2019 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds — just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials said the idea had been discussed but quickly rejected. "Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change...
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