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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.

Gov. to Trump: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess with California’

Gov. to Trump: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess with California’

“We're the innovation capital, high tech, agriculture, 40, 50 billion dollar industry. You don't want to mess with California,” said Gov. Jerry Brown.

Exclusive: U.S. Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening

Exclusive: U.S. Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening

Advocates said the guidance could lead to visa applicants being profiled on the basis of religion rather than because they pose any threat.

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.

California Judge Seeks to Prevent Immigration Arrests Inside State Courts

California Judge Seeks to Prevent Immigration Arrests Inside State Courts

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said she was gravely troubled by recent reports that federal agents were "stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests."

U.S. Says Detained Mexican ‘Dreamer’ Should Be Deported

Seattle Judge Recommends ‘Dreamer’ Case Be Heard in Federal Court

The judge noted in his report that Daniel Medina Ramirez's claims relate to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers' conduct during his arrest and detention.

Mexican Grandfather Wins U.S. Deportation Delay with Clergy’s Aid

Mexican Grandfather Wins U.S. Deportation Delay with Clergy’s Aid

Catalino Guerrero, a 59-year-old grandfather, is fighting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stay in the country.

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.”

Sheriff David Clarke Calls for Imprisonment of Sanctuary City Mayors

Sheriff David Clarke Calls for Imprisonment of Sanctuary City Mayors

“You charge one mayor, one governor, one council president … this stuff is going to end right away.”

Trump Administration Sends Judges to Immigration Detention Centers: Sources

Trump Administration Sends Judges to Immigration Detention Centers: Sources

The department is also considering asking judges to sit from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., split between two rotating shifts, to adjudicate more cases.

U.S. Says Illegal Immigration from Mexico Declined Last Month

U.S. Says Illegal Immigration from Mexico Declined Last Month

Undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February.

Arrested Mexican ‘Dreamer’ Immigrant Daniel Ramirez Medina Seeks New U.S. Legal Channel

Arrested Mexican ‘Dreamer’ Immigrant Seeks New U.S. Legal Channel

Lawyers for Daniel Ramirez Medina hope to have his case heard in federal court rather than immigration court on the grounds that his arrest was unconstitutional.

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession With Religious Discrimination’

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession with Religious Discrimination’

Reports from the Department of Homeland Security directly contradict some of the logic behind the ban.

Ben Carson: ‘Immigrants’ Came to U.S. in the 'Bottom of Slave Ships’

Ben Carson: ‘Immigrants’ Came to U.S. in the ‘Bottom of Slave Ships’

The new HUD secretary described enslaved men and women as immigrants.

Exclusive: Trump to Leave Iraq Off New Travel Ban Order ­— White House Source

Exclusive: Trump to Leave Iraq Off New Travel Ban Order ­— White House Source

Thousands of Iraqis have fought alongside U.S. troops for years or worked as translators since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

Parents Fearing Deportation Pick Guardians for U.S. Children

Parents Fearing Deportation Pick Guardians for U.S. Children

One immigrant rights advocacy group has been receiving about 10 requests a day from parents who want to put in place temporary guardianships for their children.

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.

Kansas Man Shouts ‘Get Out of My Country’ Before Killing Indian Immigrant

Kansas Man Shouts ‘Get Out of My Country’ Before Killing Indian Immigrant

Public outcry, including that of Ian Grillot, the man who tried to stop the shooter, caused President Trump to finally address the incident being investigated as a hate crime.

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.

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Florida Airport ‘Because I’m Muslim’

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Airport ‘Because I’m Muslim’

Ali, son of the legendary boxer, was traveling from Jamaica and has a U.S. passport.​

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Texas Immigrant-Harboring Law

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Texas Immigrant-Harboring Law

Both sides portrayed Thursday's decision as a victory.

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.