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Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 03:14 PM EDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:27 PM EDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:51 PM EDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:10 AM EDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:06 AM EDT

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year activism and awareness-raising campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The campaign...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 01:38 PM EDT

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT

Feds Accused of Improperly Detaining Pregnant Immigrants

Feds Accused of Improperly Detaining Pregnant Immigrants

Immigrants' rights advocates filed a complaint Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over what they say is the inhumane treatment of pregnant women being held in detention, including one who had...

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Day 110 Without a State Budget
Day 110 Without a State Budget

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Trump Told Widow Soldier 'Must've Known What He Signed Up For': Rep.
Trump Told Widow Soldier 'Must've Known What He Signed Up For': Rep.

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., said she overheard President Donald Trump tell the widow of Miami Gardens native Sgt. La David T. Johnson, a U.S. soldier killed in Niger, that her husband "must've known what...

Anderson Road in Tolland Closed After Car Hits Utility Pole
Anderson Road in Tolland Closed After Car Hits Utility Pole

Anderson Road in Tolland has been closed for hours after a car crashed into a utility police Tuesday night.