Immigration

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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FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia. British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging feuding Conservative lawmakers to unite and prevent the government from being defeated in key votes on its main Brexit bill. The European Union Withdrawal Bill, intended to enact Britain's exit from the bloc, has had a rocky ride through Parliament. The House of Lords has inserted 15 amendments to soften the terms of Britain's departure. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file)
June 14, 2018 - 7:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staffing shortfalls in the National Health Service. Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said Thursday that the government will remove non-European Union doctors and nurses from...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in the works on immigration that has an "actual chance at making law and solving this problem." The Wisconsin Republican gave an upbeat assessment to reporters after brokering a deal between party factions on a process to consider rival GOP immigration plans to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 14, 2018 - 1:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between the party's conservative and moderate factions. The measure is a work in progress, though leaders hope to unveil it soon. So far,...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and moderates, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Divided House Republicans left a bargaining session Tuesday, June 12, saying they'd not reached an immigration compromise. It remained unclear whether restive moderates would follow through on their threat to force votes soon on the troublesome issue, and questions even arose about whether they still had enough support to do that. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 12, 2018 - 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote next week on two Republican-written immigration bills, a top GOP aide said late Tuesday, as leaders sought to move past an election-year civil war they worry will wound the party's prospects in November. AshLee Strong, spokeswoman for Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis...
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June 12, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' efforts to pass immigration legislation (all times local): 10 p.m. A top Republican aide says the House will vote next week on two immigration bills. The plan comes after GOP moderates and conservatives failed to reach agreement on a compromise measure...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photo, people seeking political asylum in the United States line up to be interviewed in Tijuana, Mexico, just across the U.S. border south of San Diego. Immigration judges generally cannot consider domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday, June 11, 2018 in a ruling that could affect large numbers of Central Americans who have increasingly turned to the United States for protection. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat, File)
June 12, 2018 - 2:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration judges generally cannot consider domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in a ruling that could affect large numbers of Central Americans who have increasingly turned to the United States for protection. "...
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June 11, 2018 - 5:31 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration judges generally cannot consider domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in a ruling that could affect large numbers of Central Americans who have increasingly turned to the United States for protection. "...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, sits during an interview in Los Angeles. The U.S. government agency that oversees immigrants' applications to become citizens is starting an office tasked with stripping naturalized Americans of their citizenship if they cheated to get it. Cissna said in an interview Friday, June 8, 2018, that his agency is hiring several dozen lawyers and officers to review the cases of immigrants who were ordered deported and are suspected of using fake identities to later get green cards and naturalize. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
June 11, 2018 - 4:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government agency that oversees immigration applications is launching an office that will focus on identifying Americans who are suspected of cheating to get their citizenship and seek to strip them of it. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A woman who took sanctuary in a Massachusetts church to avoid deportation to her native Peru has been granted a one-year stay of removal by federal immigration officials. The Pioneer Valley Project and members of the South Congregational Church in Springfield have...
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CORRECTS NAME OF BOAT This undated photo released by by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" on Monday June 11, 2018 and posted on it's Twitter account, shows migrants about to board SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) NGOs, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy and Malta dug in for a second day and refused to let the rescue ship Aquarius with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea as a diplomatic standoff escalated under Italy's new anti-immigrant government. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 1:26 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement says the government's refusal to let a migrant ship dock — and Spain's offer to take it instead — marks a turning point in Europe's long migrant crisis. Deputy Premier Luigi...
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