immigration

Carmela Hernandez has lived at Germantown Mennonite Church for nearly a year.
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Cherri Gregg
November 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Carmela Hernandez, a Mexican mother of four, will celebrate her second Thanksgiving Day in sanctuary. She is launching a new form of protest to bring attention to her case. Read more here.
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Local residents with visas walk across the Puerta Mexico international bridge to enter the U.S., in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico.
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 8:46 am
A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday said a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts. Read more here.
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Vanessa, guest of HIAS PA's 11th annual Thanksgiving event.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Pennsylvania held its 11th annual Thanksgiving event in Society Hill on Sunday night. The day was organized for guests to experience the welcoming spirit of American communities during what is a frightening political climate for many immigrants.
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Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 10:01 am
A truck driver charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found in the back of a vehicle he had allegedly been driving pleaded guilty on Monday to lesser charges. Read more.
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Cherri Gregg
November 12, 2019 - 11:55 am
As the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments over the future of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, local immigration advocates are advising recipients of the program to take action.
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Archbishop Jose Gomez and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:40 am
Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles, an immigrant from Mexico, overwhelmingly won election Tuesday as the first Hispanic to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Read more here.
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Girls eat lunch at a shelter for migrant teenage girls, in Lake Worth, Fla.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
This month new government data shows an unprecedented 69,550 migrant children were held in U.S. government custody over the past year, enough infants, toddlers, kids and teens to overflow the typical NFL stadium. That's more kids detained away from their parents than any other country, according to...
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A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Protections for 660,000 immigrants are on the line at the Supreme Court.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:31 am
U.S. Supreme Court justices are hearing arguments Tuesday on the Trump administration's bid to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shields immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation and allows them to work in the United States legally.
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Luz Aurora Vidal and her son, Martín Batalla Vidal, line up to take a bus to Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York.
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AP News
November 11, 2019 - 12:20 pm
A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
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AP News
November 10, 2019 - 4:28 pm
The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.
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