Immigration

In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in their countries are camped out and waiting to apply for U.S. asylum - undeterred by the new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week to bar victims of gang violence from qualifying. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 15, 2018 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several prominent members of the black clergy on Friday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for using the Bible to justify separating immigrant children from parents. The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, along with the Revs. Jesse Jackson and...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are casting ballots Thursday, June 14 to ratify their newly negotiated five-year contract. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in two sessions to ratify...
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Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018. (Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 8:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President Donald Trump's wall with Mexico — and a provision aimed at addressing the...
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June 14, 2018 - 6:56 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas, as existing facilities for children reach capacity under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants and the resulting separation of families. A spokesman for...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, state Rep. David Stringer explains his "no" vote during a vote on whether to remove Rep. Don Shooter from office at the Arizona House of Representatives Chambers in Phoenix. The Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at the Yavapai County Republican Men's Forum on Monday, June 11. (Sean Logan/The Arizona Republic via AP, File)
June 14, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The state's Republican governor and party chairman called Thursday for the resignation of a state lawmaker who said "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools. Rep. David Stringer, also a Republican, said his political opponents "have taken...
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Stamford, Conn., resident Nelson Rosales Santos, center, poses with his wife, Patricia Morales, and son, Christian, outside Building One Community in Stamford, Conn. Thursday, June 14, 2018. Federal immigration officials granted a six-month reprieve Thursday to Nelson Rosales Santos, a Connecticut immigrant facing deportation, a move that may allow him to undergo a scheduled kidney transplant. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 5:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal immigration officials granted a six-month reprieve on Thursday to a Connecticut immigrant facing deportation, a move his supporters say won't be long enough to allow him to undergo a scheduled kidney transplant. Dozens of people, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on reporters during the daily briefing in the Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 14, 2018 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration legislation (all times local): 5:15 p.m. House Republicans are reviewing a discussion draft of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a visa system for young "Dreamers" and other immigrants and $25 billion for President Donald Trump's...
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In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border and said Congress should step in to fix the problem. "We don't want kids to be separated from their parents," Ryan said, adding that the policy is being dictated by a court ruling that prevents children who enter the country illegally from being held in custody for long periods. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 14, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children and parents at the southern border, as congressional Republicans face increasing pressure to address concerns about vulnerable families being torn apart. "We don't...
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June 14, 2018 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments. Now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain. Mark Collett posted a screenshot of a Breitbart.com story...
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FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington, on Jan. 25, 2017. A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics. Most in both generations disapprove of Trump, and 55 percent say they usually see eye to eye about politics. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In some ways, President Donald Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They don't agree on every issue— Tammy supports abortion rights, for example, while Sue Ann opposes them. Even so, the two agree on most issues and disapprove of the way...
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