Illegal immigration

CLARIFIES THAT FATHER HAS NOT BEEN DEPORTED- Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE early Friday morning to be deported, is comforted at a news conference by her attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Navarrete, said she sought to stop Mosqueda from being placed on a bus to Mexico and was told by ICE that things had changed. She said another lawyer filed federal court papers to halt his removal. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
February 13, 2017 - 2:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates cited what they call heavy-handed raids in Atlanta, Chicago, New...
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CLARIFIES THAT FATHER HAS NOT BEEN DEPORTED- Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE early Friday morning to be deported, is comforted at a news conference by her attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Navarrete, said she sought to stop Mosqueda from being placed on a bus to Mexico and was told by ICE that things had changed. She said another lawyer filed federal court papers to halt his removal. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
February 13, 2017 - 12:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates cited what they call heavy-handed raids in Atlanta, Chicago, New...
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February 13, 2017 - 6:01 am
One of the dominant news stories over the weekend was the story about the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids that led to the deportation of over 350 illegal immigrants in 12 states. The majority of those arrested were convicted felons, but the raids did include the arrest of some...
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CLARIFIES THAT FATHER HAS NOT BEEN DEPORTED- Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE early Friday morning to be deported, is comforted at a news conference by her attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Navarrete, said she sought to stop Mosqueda from being placed on a bus to Mexico and was told by ICE that things had changed. She said another lawyer filed federal court papers to halt his removal. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
February 11, 2017 - 9:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups say that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers are rounding up people in large numbers around the country as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. They say a roundup in Southern California was especially heavy-handed and cite arrests...
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President Donald Trump listens Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint new conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 11, 2017 - 2:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump rages about unfair trading practices, he usually directs his ire at China and Mexico. By comparison, Japan and Germany get off easy. The focus on China is understandable: The U.S. trade deficit in goods with China ($347 billion last year) is five times...
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CLARIFIES THAT FATHER HAS NOT BEEN DEPORTED- Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE early Friday morning to be deported, is comforted at a news conference by her attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Navarrete, said she sought to stop Mosqueda from being placed on a bus to Mexico and was told by ICE that things had changed. She said another lawyer filed federal court papers to halt his removal. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
February 10, 2017 - 6:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups say that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers are rounding up people in large numbers around the country as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. They say a roundup in Southern California was especially heavy-handed and cite arrests...
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Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., leaves his office on Capitol Hill in Washington early Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. The Alabama Republican appears headed toward confirmation by a nearly party-line vote after Democrats harshly criticized him for being too close to Trump, too harsh on immigrants, and too weak on civil rights. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 08, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate worked nonstop Wednesday toward a confirmation vote on Sen. Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, who faced a firestorm of Democratic criticism over his record on civil rights and other issues. Democrats contended Sessions is...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is working overtime toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 08, 2017 - 3:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is working overtime toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sen. Jeff Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general. The Alabama Republican appears headed toward confirmation on Wednesday evening by a nearly party-line...
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Gov. Greg Abbott talks with Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly before a briefing on border security Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017 at the Texas Department of Public Safety regional headquarters in Weslaco, Texas. Secretary Kelly and Abbott toured the Texas border with Mexico in a helicopter following the briefing. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP, Pool)
February 03, 2017 - 1:38 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate, an issue Gov. Greg Abbott has declared to be an "emergency" facing the state. The Republican-...
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Gov. Greg Abbott talks with Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly before a briefing on border security Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017 at the Texas Department of Public Safety regional headquarters in Weslaco, Texas. Secretary Kelly and Abbott toured the Texas border with Mexico in a helicopter following the briefing. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP, Pool)
February 02, 2017 - 12:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed Thursday to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate, an issue Gov. Greg Abbott has declared to be an "emergency" facing the state. The...
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