New citizens participate in a naturalization ceremony, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the New York Public Library. Two hundred people from 50 countries gained citizenship.
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July 03, 2018 - 7:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In these complex times, a simple question about the quintessential American holiday of fireworks, cookouts and parades isn't always so simple. As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation's 242nd birthday, some feel a deeper sense of patriotism. For others, the social issues roiling...
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Cathryn Miller-Wilson, one of the leaders of the New Americans campaign
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June 28, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was supposed to be a celebration, but the final event of Philadelphia's Immigrant Heritage Month Thursday took on a somber tone. "We are in the midst of tough, dark days. It's going to get darker and tougher before it's over," shared Mayor Jim Kenney. But he did...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is encouraging undocumented victims of domestic violence to come forward to report predators. "We will protect people who are undocumented and those who are documented alike," said District Attorney Larry Krasner. At a press...
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The restaurant circuit program is part of the 2018 PHL Passport, representing Immigrant Heritage Month.
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June 25, 2018 - 1:50 pm
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to celebrate immigrant businesses, Mayor Jim Kenney toured four restaurants in Northeast Philadelphia on Monday, sampling the menus as he went along. The restaurant circuit program, Passport PHL, is part of Immigrant Heritage Month. Hungry folks...
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A man takes a picture of a graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy, in Paris.
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June 25, 2018 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Banksy is believed to have taken his message on migration to Paris, which has seen seven works attributed to the provocative British street artist. The works attributed to Banksy have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern...
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Immigrant Patricia Lozano, from Honduras, ties her son's, Diego, shoe inside the bus station Saturday, June 23, 2018, in McAllen, Texas.
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June 24, 2018 - 4:37 pm
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Manuel Martinez, who fled Honduras because gangs were trying to recruit his 12-year-old son, was prepared to be separated from his child after paying a smuggler to cross the Rio Grande by boat and getting arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol. His worst fears never came true...
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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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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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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
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June 21, 2018 - 7:04 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while...
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Legal Aid Society lawyer Jennifer WIlliams, who represents Ecuadorean restaurant worker Pablo Villavicencio, shows the Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal she filed at the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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June 10, 2018 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked the deportation of a New York pizza shop worker to his native Ecuador after he was arrested while making a delivery to a Brooklyn Army base. Attorneys for The Legal Aid Society obtained the temporary stay for Pablo Villavicencio after...
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