Immigration

Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa.
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January 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the partial government shutdown continuing over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the debate over immigration remains open. Meanwhile, some local chefs are working hard to bring attention to the plight of immigrants in the restaurant industry during a fundraiser...
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In this April 29, 2010 file photo, census employees, including Joseph Mintz, seated, and Lesley Rubinger, far right, assemble after a training course in New York.
Bebeto Matthews/AP, file
January 15, 2019 - 11:01 am
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending that officials ramrodded the question through for Republican political purposes to...
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Migrants mainly from Mexico and Central America look on as U.S. President Donald Trump gives a prime-time address about border security on television, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, watching from a border migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico.
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January 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, file photo, a man passes a Mexican migrant baby to her mother after they jump the border fence to get to the U.S. side to San Diego, from Tijuana, Mexico.
AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File
January 09, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Calvin Woodward and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the reality of how drugs come into...
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  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will give the Democrats' response Tuesday night following President Donald Trump's speech making the case for money for a border wall to be included in any plan to reopen the government
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January 08, 2019 - 9:37 pm
By Alex Rogers, CNN (CNN) -- Only minutes after President Donald Trump gave his first prime-time address from the Oval Office, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer took to the airwaves to blame him for the partial government shutdown, which has now stretched to its...
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President Donald Trump will declare to an American television audience Tuesday there is a crisis at the US southern border and that a wall is the best and only remedy -- an exceptional step, at odds with facts, to fulfill his central campaign promise.
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January 08, 2019 - 9:15 pm
By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump opened his first Oval Office address to the nation warning of "a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border," one that most experts say is at odds with facts. The immigration matter, Trump said, is "a crisis of the heart, a...
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In this Jan. 2, 2019, photo, a border patrol officer inside his vehicle guards the border fence at the U.S. side of San Diego, Calif., as seen from Tijuana, Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo
January 04, 2019 - 10:54 am
By Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump's insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue for the government to work on this year. An Associated...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, during an event in the Oval Office of the White H
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 30, 2018 - 8:29 am
(AP) — President Donald Trump claims that two Guatemalan children who died in U.S. custody were already ill, yet both young migrants passed initial health screenings by border officials. As Democrats criticized Trump for also tweeting Saturday that Democratic immigration policies were responsible...
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Catarina Gomez via AP
December 28, 2018 - 12:43 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is visiting the Texas border city where an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy was detained with his father before dying in government custody . DHS spokeswoman Katie Waldman said Nielsen is heading to El Paso on Friday. Waldman says Nielsen...
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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP
December 28, 2018 - 8:19 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shooting death of a California police officer has reignited the debate over sanctuary laws, with a sheriff all but blaming the statewide immigration policy for the killing as he announced the arrest of a man living in the U.S. illegally. A two-day statewide manhunt ended...
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