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|Young voters from newer immigrant families lean liberal|
Eighty-seven percent of those age 18 to 30 support allowing children brought to the U.S. illegally to stay legally
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|Carr: Thank Teddy for steady flow of illegals into U.S.|
I blame Ted Kennedy for the unprecedented national disaster that is illegal immigration into the United States.He isn’t solely to blame for this catastrophe, but Ted Kennedy was the frontman for the legislation that opened the floodgates — the Immigration Reform Act of 1965.Until 1965, the U.S. had a functioning, sane immigration policy. No. 1, we enforced the laws. No. 2, the law was to only accept immigrants who would not become burdens to the taxpayers, and who wanted to assimilate. There was no welfare for aliens — legal or illegal.
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|Editorial: Fix this broken system|
Juan Laboy and Walter DaSilva are two of the reasons Americans are so angry about our broken immigration system. They are two of the reasons Donald Trump draws wild cheers at his rallies when he pledges to put up that wall along the southern border.As the Herald reported yesterday, Laboy was deported five times over 10 years after initially crossing the border illegally from Mexico. Twice arrested on drug charges while living in Massachusetts he was sent back to his native Dominican Republic four times from here, only to return.
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|Most oppose Trump's wall, split on who is best on immigration|
Donald Trump's immigration policies are highly unpopular, but voters are split over whether the Republican presidential nominee or his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, would better handle the issue, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.
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|Former DPS worker sentenced in drivers license scheme|
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|Hillary Clinton's speech mandatory viewing at prison, Donald Trump's blacked out, inmates say|
Federal convicts told a judge they were forced to watch Hillary Clinton's convention speech at the federal prison where they're being held — but said the prison imposed a blackout on Donald Trump's speech, tuning the facility's televisions to other channels. The felons are trying to join the federal case ...
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|Young voters from newer immigrant families lean more liberal|
WASHINGTON — Young Hispanic and Asian-Americans who are immigrants or have an immigrant parent are more likely to be liberal in their views on politics and immigration than those with families who have been in United States longer, a new GenForward poll shows.
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|Donald Trump: I will be 'biggest cheerleader' for school choice as president|
Donald Trump said Thursday he would make it a national priority to provide school choice to every child living in poverty in the United States, arguing that it could open doors for children trapped in failing schools. Pledging to be the "biggest cheerleader" for the school choice movement, Mr. Trump ...
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|Hispanic growth rate in U.S. lowest on record|
Hispanic population living in America is growing at the slowest rate since record-keeping began nearly 50 years ago.
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|Trump says immigrants who join the military could become legal residents, an idea backed by this California Republican|
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:California lawmakers joined a Santa Clara rally on Friday...
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|No matter how he tries, Trump can’t ‘soften’ bigotry|
Donald Trump’s diatribe on immigration last week dispelled any conceivable doubt: He is a dangerous demagogue who rejects the values of openness and inclusion that made this country great. Rarely has an American politician given such an …
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|Immigrant advocates praise Trump after he opens door for illegals to join military|
Immigrant-rights advocates were stunned but pleased after Donald Trump opened the door Wednesday for a select group of illegal immigrants to get on a path to citizenship by joining the military. Speaking at a military forum, Mr. Trump said so-called Dreamers — the young adult illegal immigrants who came to ...
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|What exactly are 'sanctuary cities' in immigration policy?|
There's a lot of talk about "sanctuary cities" this election, so we dug into exactly what they are and how they work.
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|Recruiter for firm involved in fatal La. bus wreck in U.S. illegally|
Two people were killed when bus crashed into a highway accident scene.
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|Letters show family ties that bind in removal cases|
Letters filed in court by Juan Laboy’s family show the strong role family ties can play when illegal immigrants try to flout immigration laws.Ana de los Santos, one of Laboy’s four children, who’s lived in Massachusetts and New York, penned a handwritten letter to a federal judge last year pleading for leniency for her father’s third illegal re-entry conviction.“I wanted to express to you that he is a very honest father,” wrote de los Santos, 22, adding she wanted to accompany her father to the Dominican Republic when he was released.
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|5 deportations in 10 years for suspected drug dealer|
A Dominican immigrant and suspected drug dealer who has used at least 14 aliases while in this country has been deported a whopping five times over the past decade — four of them from Massachusetts — in a case that highlights the revolving door in a lax immigration system, a Herald probe found.
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|Senator wants probe into Trump's modeling agency|
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) asked Citizenship and Immigration Services, part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to open a probe.
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|U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request|
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.
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|US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger|
CHICAGO — A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Attorneys said the 18-year-old could be released from a Wisconsin detention center as early as Monday.Judge Samuel Cole issued a 13-page decision more than two weeks after Yee's closed-door hearing on the asylum application.
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|These undocumented immigrants thought they could stay. Trump says deport them.|
Non-violent undocumented immigrants who were left alone by Obama are being rounded up now.
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|Blame game: Trump casts immigrants as dangerous criminals, but the evidence shows otherwise|
Advocates decry what they say is an administration tactic to highlight violent crimes by unauthorized immigrants as political cover to boost deportations.
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|PolitiFact: Trump claims about illegal immigration are accurate|
During a rally in Kentucky on March 20, Donald Trump said, “Since the day of my election, we’ve already cut illegal immigration at the southern border by 61 percent.”Our rulingTrump said, “Since the day of my election, we’ve already cut illegal immigration at the Southern border by 61 percent.” Whil...
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|Churches answer call to offer immigrants sanctuary in an uneasy mix of politics and compassion|
The protesters screamed into bullhorns every Sunday for a year after Liliana Sanchez de Saldivar moved into the United Church of Christ in Simi Valley. They told her to go home. It was 2007 and U.S. immigration agents had shown up at her home in Oxnard to take her away. But when they saw the baby...
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|Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate|
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Outside a Maryland high school dragged into the national immigration debate by an alleged rape, a makeshift sign reflects that strain: "Rockville Strong."
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|Woman who had terror conviction in Israel to be deported in plea deal|
Rasmieh Odeh was convicted of lying on her application to enter the U.S. and be a U.S. citizen.
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|Letter: Our immigration system is broken|
The more than 580,000 immigrants living in Michigan created or preserved almost 27,000 jobs
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|Posters to go up at UC San Diego targeting Janet Napolitano and 'sanctuary campuses'|
An organization founded by conservative activist David Horowitz said it would put up posters at UC San Diego on Friday calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano to be prosecuted over "sanctuary campuses." The UC system announced in November that it would not assist federal...
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|As counties move to help immigration officials, Maryland lawmakers weigh policy change|
When people are booked at Frederick County's jail, they're handed a form asking a series of questions, such as whether they're on medication or experiencing any pain. It's a standard list used in many jails and booking centers, but with two additions:What country were you born in?What country are...
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|Rape at Rockville High gets drawn into immigration debate|
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of a national debate on immigration. White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in response to a reporter's question...
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|‘Strong correlation’ between Latinos reporting fewer sex crimes and deportation fears ‒ LAPD|
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has warned that undocumented victims of sex crimes might not report them to the police, out of fear that deportations are on the rise under the Trump administration. Read Full Article at RT.com
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|Farage blames terrorist attack on UK’s multiculturalism, though over half of victims were foreign|
Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage came under fire after blaming Wednesday’s terrorist attack on Britain’s “immigration policies” and multiculturalism. Read Full Article at RT.com
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|Suspects in Rockville rape case were detained at U.S.-Mexico border in 2016|
The two teenagers accused of raping a ninth-grader at Rockville High School last week were among tens of thousands of young people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in 2016. Jose Montano was searching for his uncle; Henry Sanchez Milian, for his dad. Traveling separately, each was apprehended...
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|Avoiding hassles at customs while traveling on a visitor's visa |
Q: My mother has a multiple-entry, 10-year visitor’s visa.
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|Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate amid bathroom rape case|
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. Protesters on both sides of the debate converged...
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|Inside McHenry jail, immigrants prefer detention to deportation|
From a jail cell in McHenry County, Jesus Antonio Cruz-Martinez counseled his 15-year-old stepdaughter over the phone about a boy she likes at school. He penned letters to the family, most recently a handmade Valentine's Day card with his children's names in hearts, which he signed "From your dad...
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|DHS chief proposes prosecuting parents of children smuggled into U.S.|
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|Homeland Security secretary drafts aggressive guidelines to carry out Trump's immigration orders|
Trump attacks the media at campaign rally a month into his term Feb. 19, 2017, 8:56 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump: Media is a " big part of the problem" Trump says he wants to bring back coal. This soon-to-be closed Arizona plant could be his...
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|Former Business Partner Speaks Out Against Trump|
A billionaire real-estate developer is breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s immigration policies and stance toward Mexico, the latest high-profile businessman to publicly criticize the administration.
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|Arizona sheriff reverses Joe Arpaio's immigration hold policy|
A new Arizona sheriff has dissolved a policy that once helped the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement keep immigrants behind bars.
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|DHS expands powers to deport undocumented immigrant|
DHS Secretary John Kelly has laid out a series of sweeping changes to go part in parcel with President Trump’s travel ban.
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|A guide to your rights at the border|
If you're entering or returning to the US soon -- even if you're a US citizen -- you may be confused about your legal rights in the wake of President Trump's contested travel ban.
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|Mexicans build ‘human wall’ in defiance of Trump's hostile rhetoric (VIDEO)|
A ‘human wall’ of over 800 students was formed along the border between Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas, in a show of solidarity against US President Donald Trump's anti-Mexican rhetoric. Read Full Article at RT.com
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|LETTER: Am I living in California?|
No, it’s the Nevada Legislature just warming up.
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|Immigration is our wake-up call|
Any policy to deal with an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants needs to be fair, transparent and humane.
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|Department of Homeland Security expands orders on who can be deported |
WASHINGTON — Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has drafted new orders to agency heads that would considerably expand the number of immigrants who can be detained and deported under new executive orders President Donald Trump signed last month.
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|Trump order punishing 'sanctuary cities' faces hurdles in Baltimore|
President Donald Trump's plan to cut off federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions will be difficult to impose on Baltimore — a city that has sought to distinguish itself, and increase its population, with immigrant-friendly policies — according to several legal analysts who have reviewed the...
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|Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deportations|
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport immigrants at the border and those who are living in the U.S. illegally. In a pair of memos, Kelly offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire...
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|Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants|
The documents detail plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents and expand the pool of immigrants prioritized for removal.
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|Being an immigrant in the US today means ... |
The United States has a long and proud history as an immigrant nation. But those communities have been left paralyzed by fear following President Donald Trump's sweeping immigration reforms.
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|Thousands gather for LA immigration protest|
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Several thousand people have rallied in downtown Los Angeles to protest President Trump's immigration policies and recent enforcement raids. Activists marched through downtown streets and clustered near City Hall on Saturday. Many carried signs, including some declaring "No Wall!" One said: "Send Trump back to Bavaria," ...
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