Illegal immigration

President Donald Trump stops to talk to members of the media before walking across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, to board Marine One helicopter for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Houston. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 23, 2018 - 6:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
It sounds like a joke, but it’s far from funny. What do you do with almost FOUR THOUSAND Hondurans walking hundreds of miles, carrying everything they own, seeking a better life and/or protection in the world? It’s a tough question. America always has been the land of opportunity. Unless you’re a...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 11, 2018 - 10:33 am
Local, live and lively conversations with you. That’s what we do every morning as we talk about things in the news and give you a chance to call in and express your opinion. On this edition of IYC (It’s Your Call) we’re talking about THE WALL between US and Mexico. With all due apologies to Pink...
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WWL AP Feed General
September 14, 2018 - 4:55 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach highlights his national reputation as an immigration crusader in running for Kansas governor by promising voters that if he's elected he'll work to drive out illegal immigrants to halt what he says is the $377 million in benefits provided to them by the state each...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Kansas governor, from left to right, Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly and independent candidate Greg Orman, who are scheduled to debate Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (Thad Allton /The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of Republican Kris Kobach's main opponents said Wednesday that he is not qualified to serve as Kansas governor because of his tough stance against illegal immigration and because he promises to pursue state policies meant to discourage it. Independent candidate Greg Orman, a...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Ohio Republican Party State Dinner, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 24, 2018 - 11:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Ohio (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump didn't mention Arizona Sen. John McCain during his speech at a Republican party dinner in Ohio Friday, hours after the family of the ailing senator said he had chosen to discontinue...
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August 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
President Trump has successfully launched and maintained a steady campaign of “us vs. them” as a way of uniting the base of the Republican Party behind him. Illegal immigration has been successfully promoted by Trump and Republicans as a problem that distinguishes Republicans from Democrats...
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Migrants wait to disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotti in the port of Catania, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. A delegation from Italy’s guarantor of personal rights office has boarded a coast guard ship in a Sicilian port with 150 African migrants stuck aboard for days, after the Italian interior minister vowed none will set foot on Italian soil. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 10:29 am
ROME (AP) — A delegation from the office of Italy's guarantor of personal rights boarded a coast guard ship docked at a Sicilian port on Thursday, to evaluate the plight of 150 asylum-seekers rescued a week ago but forced to stay onboard by the nation's staunchly anti-migrant interior minister. The...
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