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In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan pauses during a news conference in Washington.
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AP News
August 21, 2019 - 9:55 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a decision that will almost certainly lead to a new court fight over the government's ability to...
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Dr. Jasmine Saavedra
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August 17, 2019 - 12:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green...
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In this July 25, 2016, file photo, actress Eva Longoria speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration...
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Acting Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, speaks during a briefing at the White House, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Washington.
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August 14, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By Zeke Miller and Ashlety Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official says the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming "huddled masses" of immigrants to American shores, was referring to "people coming from Europe" and that the nation is looking to...
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U.S. Census Bureau
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Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off its first major field operation , dispatching tens of thousands of employees on the ground to knock on doors. About 40,000 so-called "listers" will canvas neighborhoods across the country to verify addresses ahead of the massive...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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August 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says at least four children from his state were recently separated from their parents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and wrote Monday to demand the agency halt the practice until it has a plan to ensure...
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The Trump administration released a regulation that could damatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
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August 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week'...
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Immigration Food Plant Raids
Rogelio V. Soli/AP
August 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was...
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Three Walmart workers, Melisa Gonzalez, Jesus Romero and Raven Ramos, who helped people to escape during the mass shooting on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, get emotional during during a vigil at Ponder Park in honor of the shooting victims in El Paso, Texas.
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August 07, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Russell Contreras and John L. Mone, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The massacre that killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso struck a city that has long been the cradle of Mexican American culture and immigration and suffered through bloody episodes of racial violence in the past. The...
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From left: Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and Bill de Blasio are shown before the second of two Democratic debates Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Detroit.
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August 01, 2019 - 6:37 am
By Steve Peoples and Sara Burnett, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care, immigration and race that tested the strength of early front-runner Joe Biden'...
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