Illegal immigration

Georgia Republican gubernatorial runoff candidate Brian Kemp hugs a supporter while making his way through a crowd after giving a victory speech during an election night party, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 25, 2018 - 12:28 am
ATLANTA (AP) — With a damning secret recording of his opponent and a late endorsement from President Donald Trump's White House, Secretary of State Brian Kemp won a decisive victory Tuesday in the Republican runoff for Georgia governor. A self-described "unapologetic conservative" whose campaign...
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German Interior Minister and chairman of the German Christian Social Union (CDU), Horst Seehofer, center, arrives for a meeting with German Chancellor and chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 02, 2018 - 4:27 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the tensions in Germany's coalition government (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rebellious Bavarian allies have reached a compromise to end a dispute over managing immigration that threatened to bring down her coalition government. Interior...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, walks with his wife Karen as they are escorted by Guatemala's Vice Foreign Minister Pablo Cesar Garcia Saenz, upon arrival to an air force base in Guatemala City, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Pence will meet with leaders from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras on immigration issues. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
June 28, 2018 - 9:42 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on U.S President Mike Pence's visit to Latin America (all times local): 8:25 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Central American governments to do more to contain illegal immigration because the "need for stronger actions is more urgent than ever."...
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Dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, Monday, June 18, 2018, where children are detained. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 3:57 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The chief executive of the nation's largest shelters for migrant youths says he's "ready now" to start reuniting hundreds of children with their parents. Juan Sanchez of the nonprofit Southwest Key Programs spoke to The Associated Press hours before a judge on Tuesday gave U.S...
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June 24, 2018 - 6:39 pm
President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.
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President Donald Trump speaks at a Nevada GOP Convention in Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 24, 2018 - 1:09 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying "we have to be very strong" as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic. Trump was in Las Vegas...
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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer, left, Gov. Jeff Colyer, center, and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, await the start of a Republican gubernatorial primary debate, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Salina, Kan. Immigration remains a key issue for GOP voters as Colyer tries to fend of challenges from Selzer and Kobach, who is nationally known for advocating tough policies on illegal immigration. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
June 23, 2018 - 9:00 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach's top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who's made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious...
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President Donald Trump, left, arrives for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 22, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing "phony stories of sadness and grief" while asserting the real victims of the nation's immigration crisis are Americans killed by those...
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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., center, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, flanked by Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, talk before a series of votes in the House, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Yesterday, Rep. Meadows and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., faced off in the chamber as lawmakers struggled to move on immigration amid the political fallout of migrant families being separated at the border. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 21, 2018 - 10:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions. It hasn't been helped by President Donald Trump's running...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the...
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