In this, Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, Pedro H. Gonzalez, bi-vocational Denver pastor and board member of Colorado Family Action, poses for a photograph in Clement Park in Littleton, Colo.
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December 27, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Nichols Riccardi, Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he's been heartened by the president's steps to...
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In this Oct. 5, 2018 photo the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.
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December 21, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court won't let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Chief Justice John Roberts joined his four more liberal colleagues Friday in ruling against the administration in the very case...
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Acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Ronald Vitiello
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December 12, 2018 - 10:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit halls of justice without fearing they will be detained...
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New Jersey state capitol building in Trenton
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David Madden
November 29, 2018 - 3:50 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New rules will soon be in place that will govern how New Jersey law enforcement interacts with federal immigration officials. The bottom line? To improve relations between police and immigrant enclaves across the state. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal used Liberty...
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November 19, 2018 - 10:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday. Among...
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October 28, 2018 - 10:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 700,000 immigrants are waiting on applications to become U.S. citizens, a process that once typically took about six months but has stretched to more than two years in some places under the administration of President Donald Trump. The long wait times have prompted some...
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Tours of Middle East Galleries at Penn Museum will now be led by refugees and immigrants
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Shara Dae Howard
October 06, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's no longer just teachers and retirees leading tours. The Penn Museum is introducing gallery tours led by immigrants and refugees in its new Middle East Galleries. What better way to learn about another culture than to speak to someone from that culture? That's the...
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Viktor, left, and Amalija Knavs listen as their attorney Michael Wildes, right, makes a statement in New York, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
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August 09, 2018 - 8:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a private ceremony in New York City. The...
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The Monday, July 30, 2018 screenshot shows the #MeTwo Twitter website. The hashtag, a play on the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, was created by journalist Ali Can following the resignation of soccer star Mesut Ozil.
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July 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — After #MeToo comes #MeTwo . The hashtag has become a rallying point for scores of second- and third-generation immigrants in Germany, who have taken to Twitter to share their accounts of everyday racism and how they still struggle to be accepted...
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David Madden
July 27, 2018 - 12:29 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Three Camden County school districts are among a dozen in New Jersey being hauled into court by the American Civil Liberties Union. At issue are policies that might block children who immigrated to the country illegally from getting an education. The 12 districts are...
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