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‘America First’ Protesters Face Off with Opponents at California Beach Rally

‘America First’ Protesters Face Off with Opponents at California Beach Rally

Anti-immigration demonstrators faced off against a much bigger crowd of counter-protesters.

Truck Driver Formally Indicted for 10 Immigrant Deaths in Texas

Truck Driver Formally Indicted for 10 Immigrant Deaths in Texas

The incident was one of the deadliest cases of immigrant smuggling in recent U.S. history and brought renewed attention to the dangers of human trafficking.

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

President Trump is “seriously considering a pardon” for Arpaio, who last month was found guilty of violating a court order in a racial profiling case.

Undocumented Immigrants Less Likely to be Arrested for Drugs, Alcohol

Undocumented Immigrants Less Likely to be Arrested for Drugs, Alcohol

As the percentage of immigrants without papers rose in the U.S. population between 1990 and 2014, arrests for drugs and drunken-driving dropped.

Justice Department Asks U.S. Judge to Reconsider Slashing Sanctuary City Funds

Judge Deals Blow to Texas Sanctuary City Law

Senate Bill 4 calls for jailing police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate with U.S. immigration officials.

Check Your Math, Central Banker Says: Less Immigration Equals Less Growth

Check Your Math, Central Banker Says: Less Immigration Equals Less Growth

Most economic research suggests that immigration has little effect on wages of U.S. workers.

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

LaDainian Tomlinson honored his great-great-great-grandfather, who was “brought here in chains in a slave ship from West Africa.”

Chicago Sues Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Funding Threat

Chicago Sues Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Funding Threat

The lawsuit claims that the federal policies force the city to choose between its constitutional rights and funding for law enforcement.

Justice Department to Cities: Focus on Crime Committed by Undocumented Immigrants

Justice Department to Cities: Focus on Crime Committed by Undocumented Immigrants

Cities that refuse will not be allowed to participate in a new crime reduction training program.

VISA, Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Moves to Make Tougher Visa Vetting Permanent

Questionnaire seeks social media handles, email addresses, phone numbers and 15 years of biographical information.

Trump Now Wants to Cut Legal Immigrants by 50%

Trump Now Wants to Cut Legal Immigrants by 50%

New immigration legislation blames “low-skilled” immigrants for placing “substantial pressure on American workers,” without data to back the claim. 500,000 people to pay the price.

Trump Administration Reaches Deal with Texas Counties on Immigration

Texas County Jailers to Act as ICE Agents

The deal trains local agents in the sheriff’s offices to check if the people they have in custody may be in violation of immigration law.

Massachusetts Immigrant Ruling Could Guide Other States: Official

Massachusetts Immigrant Ruling Could Guide Other States: Official

The state ruled that police cannot detain undocumented immigrants solely to give federal authorities time to take them into custody.

From a Church Sanctuary, Colorado Woman Resists Deportation

From a Church Sanctuary, Colorado Woman Resists Deportation

Rosa Sabido has been battling to stay in the United States for most of the last 30 years.

Poverty, Jobs and Debt Drive Migrants to Suffocating Texas Truck

Poverty, Jobs and Debt Drive Migrants to Suffocating Texas Truck

Migrants who sought entry into the U.S. in the back of a sweltering truck thought the risk was worth the reward if they could find work in America.

Sessions Sets Limits on Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities

Sessions Sets Limits on Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities

AG Jeff Sessions on Tuesday released a memo restricting Justice Department grants from going to so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration agents.

Connecticut Mother Takes Sanctuary in Church to Avoid Deportation

Connecticut Mother Takes Sanctuary in Church to Avoid Deportation

Chavarria is a single mother of four U.S.-born children aged 9 to 21, who have birthright citizenship, and her eldest has cerebral palsy.

Trucker in Texas Denies Knowing Immigrants Were in Stifling Tractor Trailer

Trucker in Texas Denies Knowing Immigrants Were in Stifling Tractor Trailer

The narrative was at odds with authorities’ accounts of a small fleet of SUVs waiting in a Walmart parking lot to carry away some of the immigrants who clamored out of the truck.

Flow of Asylum Seekers Crossing Into Canada From U.S. Rises in June

Flow of Asylum Seekers Crossing Into Canada From U.S. Rises in June

The higher numbers are contributing to worsening delays in refugee hearings.

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

Trump Administration Seeks to Sidestep Border Wall Environmental Study: Sources

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to avoid environmental impact study for a section of Trump’s border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots.

Judge Narrows Muslim Ban in Defeat for Trump

Judge Narrows Muslim Ban in Defeat for Trump

Ruling says Muslim ban cannot block grandparents and other relatives of U.S. citizens from entering the United States.

U.S. Court Hears Challenge on Texas Law to Punish ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Asylum Seekers Turned Away at U.S.-Mexico Border Sue Government

Under U.S. immigration law, if someone arriving at a U.S. port of entry expresses fear of returning to their country, border agents should refer them to an interview with a designated asylum officer.

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Judge Unlikely to Remove Block on Trump Sanctuary City Order

A judge said he was “very much inclined” to maintain a court order that blocks the Trump administration’s attempt to block federal funding for sanctuary cities.

Judge Halts Deportation of Iraqi Immigrants

Judge Halts Deportation of Iraqi Immigrants

The immigrants argued they would face persecution if they were removed from the country.