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Trump’s Push to Fund Wall May Be Delayed as Government Shutdown Looms

Trump’s Push to Fund Wall May Be Delayed as Government Shutdown Looms

Democrats said that responsibility for any possible government shutdown will fall on Trump and Republican members of Congress.

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.

State Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

States Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

The program will include free workshops and classes, paired with displays and a scavenger hunt at the museum.

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III questioned the purpose of the president's order as he heard arguments from two large California counties and the Justice Department.

U.S. Judges Pulled from Mexico Border as Crossings by Women, Children Fall

U.S. Judges Pulled from Mexico Border as Crossings by Women, Children Fall

The number of parents and children apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border in March dropped to just over 1,000, a 93 percent fall from December, the Department of Homeland Security reported last week.

Detained Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Washington State

Detained Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Washington State

Hundreds of immigrants at federal detention centers across the country have gone on hunger strikes in recent years, calling for improved conditions or to be released.

Seattle Sues Trump Over ‘Bullying’ of Sanctuary Cities

Seattle Sues Trump Over ‘Bullying’ of Sanctuary Cities

“Bullying and misstating the facts will not stand in the way of how the real laws in this country are enforced,” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said.

Police Union Warns Trump ‘Sanctuary City’ Cuts Could Risk Safety

Police Union Warns Trump ‘Sanctuary City’ Cuts Could Risk Safety

Executive director said police union does not support the policies of sanctuary cities, but its executives are concerned cuts in funding could hurt police departments in those areas.

U.S. Attorney General Escalates Pressure on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

U.S. Attorney General Escalates Pressure on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

Jeff Sessions' statements were aimed at a dozens of cities and other local governments that have joined a growing "sanctuary" movement.

Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cancelled Amid Fear of Immigration Raids, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cancelled Amid Fear of Immigration Raids

An event organizer called it “sad but responsible” to cancel Philadelphia’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Exclusive: Immigration Judges Headed to 12 U.S. Cities to Speed Deportations

Exclusive: Immigration Judges Headed to 12 U.S. Cities to Speed Deportations

How many judges will be reassigned and when they will be sent is still under review, according to administration officials.

Rep. Steve King

Lawmaker Warns Americans: ‘We Can’t Restore Our Civilization with Somebody Else’s Babies’

Rep. Steve King’s latest comments follow his statement last summer that white people contributed more to civilization than any other “sub-group of people.”

Immigration ‘Most Important Component’ in Growth of Eligible Workers: Study

Immigration ‘Most Important Component’ in Growth of Eligible Workers: Study

A Pew Research Center study called the arrival of immigrants “perhaps the most important component of the growth in the working-age population.”

Jordanian Immigrant in Michigan Elated over Release from ICE Detention

Jordanian Immigrant in Michigan Elated over Release from ICE Detention

Yousef Ajin holds a U.S. green card, making him a legal and permanent U.S. resident, but was detained by ICE agents in January.

California Demands Details of Trump Administration Immigration Arrests

California Demands Details of Trump Administration Immigration Arrests

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had reportedly gone to churches, schools and courthouses to find and arrest illegal immigrants.

Trump Administration to Expand Groups of Immigrants to be Deported: Documents

Trump Administration to Expand Groups of Immigrants to be Deported: Documents

Immigrants will not be afforded rights under U.S. privacy laws, according to one memo.

Day Without Immigrants Impacts Cities Across Country

‘Day Without Immigrants’ Impacts Cities Across Country

“Businesses cannot function without immigrant workers today.”

U.S. Detains Mexican Immigrant in Seattle Covered by Obama Program

U.S. Detains Mexican Immigrant in Seattle Covered by Obama Program

This could be the first time under U.S. President Donald Trump that a person covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been taken into immigration custody.

Challenges to Trump’s Travel Ban Abound in Courts Across U.S.

Seattle Judge Says Trump Travel Ban Case Should Continue During Appeals

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said he was not prepared to slow down the travel ban case.

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

After the president signed orders focused on crime reduction, Sessions referred to an upward trend in violent crime that data does not support.

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Trump's demand that "sanctuary cities" publish lists of crimes committed by undocumented is undaunted by far higher criminality of people born here.

Trump signs Muslim ban

Trump’s ‘Unconstitutional’ Immigration Ban Defies Moral, Legal Norms

President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees.