Immigration

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on The Flint Water Crisis. Dr. Hanna–Attisha came to the U.S. with her parents, who were fleeing the regime of Saddam Hussein, has been invited by Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich. to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress next Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 24, 2017 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican's policies. Lawmakers typically get one guest ticket apiece for presidential addresses, as they will for...
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National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre waves as he arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 24, 2017 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The head of the National Rifle Association says conservatives should stand up for themselves if "the violent left brings their terror into our communities." Wayne LaPierre spoke Friday at the Conservative Political...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 24, 2017 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That's only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few. He took another mysterious poke at Sweden, too, and decried...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, then-Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear speaks in Louisville, Ky. Democrats have tapped Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat’s efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to repeal and replace. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
February 24, 2017 - 10:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 24, 2017 - 9:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:55 President Donald Trump is vowing again to deport immigrants in the U.S. illegally who have committed crimes. Trump's telling a gathering of conservatives that "as we speak today, immigration officers are finding gang...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, then-Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear speaks in Louisville, Ky. Democrats have tapped Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat’s efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to repeal and replace. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
February 24, 2017 - 9:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to...
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February 24, 2017 - 1:06 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal immigration officials pushed back hard against the assertion that they had duped the Santa Cruz, California, police department into helping them make immigration arrests during a raid on an El Salvador-based gang. They also denied that the aggressive immigration...
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaks at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP)
February 23, 2017 - 7:13 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald...
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February 23, 2017 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of Hispanic immigrants who were neither born in the United States nor have a permanent resident card said they were concerned about their place in the United States, even before the Trump administration made clear its intentions to aggressively crack down on illegal...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Attorney General Sessions has signaled his support for the federal government's use of private prisons, rescinding a memo meant to phase out their use. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 23, 2017 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices of major private prison companies rose at the news. Sessions issued a...
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