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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.

President Donald Trump hosts congressional leaders in the State Dining Room at the White House on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Trump Sticks to False Facts on Election Votes

The president’s claim that 3 million to 5 million “illegals” voted has been debunked by numerous studies and mathematical improbability.

'Justice Fund' to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

‘Justice Fund’ to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

Major cities are going up against President-elect Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, including Los Angeles, which said it will set up a $10 million "L.A. Justice Fund" for the cause.

'WE are America!' Sanctuary Campus Protests Spread Nationwide

‘WE are America!’ Sanctuary Campus Protests Spread Nationwide

Thousands of college students across the country are calling for their schools to be "sanctuary campuses."

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

Sheriff Joe Arpaio repeatedly racially profiled Hispanics — despite a court order saying he cannot detain drivers on his unfounded suspicion they are illegal immigrants.

SCOTUS Will not Hear Obama's Immigration Plan Again

U.S. Top Court Denies Obama Request to Rehear Major Immigration Case

Obama's immigration plan would have put an estimated 4 million people into a program that shields them from deportation and supplies work permits.

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Supreme Court Deadlocked Over Immigration, Leaving Millions in Jeopardy

The 4-4 vote leaves the fates of undocumented immigrants in limbo as Obama’s program is put to a halt.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Racially Profiled Latinos to be Paid for Unlawful Detention

Judge in Arizona says victims profiled by racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio could receive up to $1,500 for the first hour and an additional $200 for every 20 minutes they were detained.

Donald Trump

Trump Viciously Attacks ‘Trump University’ Judge with Racial Rant

Calls U.S.-born judge “Mexican” and a “hater" and Trump spokesperson says judge is “connected" to "criminal rallies."

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

Arizona’s Joe Arpaio ignored court orders and encouraged his deputies to scrutinize Latino drivers more than whites, a federal judge found.

Flint water crisis

Don’t Want to Drink the Water we Poisoned? Show us Your ID!

Authorities in Flint have been requiring IDs before handing out water bottles to residents in need.

Joe Biden, Stephanie Carter

Joe Biden’s Latest Targets: Women, Somalis

The Vice President, who is known to commit a gaffe from time to time, had a two-fer Tuesday, with a spectacularly viral moment and another offensive remark. See both here.