User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Deportation
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9 people dead after dozens found in sweltering tractor-trailer at a Walmart in Texas 24.7.2017 Washington Post
The victims, as young as 15, appeared to have been loaded like cargo into a trailer without working air conditioning during the height of the Texas summer. The truck’s driver was arrested.
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Sessions: Officials should consider harm of sanctuary city 22.7.2017 AP Politics
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions again singled out Philadelphia on Friday as an increasingly violent city made more dangerous by immigrants living in the country illegally, setting up a showdown with the nation's top law enforcement official in a so-called sanctuary city....
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Connecticut governor visits woman taking sanctuary in church 21.7.2017 AP National
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- U.S. immigration officials said Friday they consider a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a Connecticut church to be a fugitive, but acknowledge they have a policy that restricts them from entering a house of worship except in extraordinary circumstances....
Democratic state attorneys general urge Trump to keep DACA, say it has boosted economy 21.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Letter from 20 attorneys general asks the president not to dismantle “dreamers” program launched by President Barack Obama in 2012.
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Durbin, Graham file Dream Act, hoping to ward off legal challenge to DACA 21.7.2017 Washington Post
The legislation would grant permanent legal status to more than 1 million young people who arrived in the United States before they turned 18, passed security checks and met other criteria, including enrolling in college, joining the military or finding jobs.
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Riding with ICE: 'We're trying to do the right thing' 20.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Under President Trump, arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement have skyrocketed. Their actions have stoked outrage but agents say they're misunderstood and they're just enforcing the law.
Deporting people made Central America's gangs. More deportation won't help. 20.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
“MS-13 is one of the most vicious criminal gangs in this country today,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But U.S. policy helped form transnational gangs such as MS-13.
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Trump’s wall: The inside story of how the president crafts immigration policy 19.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Unlike many other topics, he is often engaged in the details on border and immigration issues.
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Trump is threatening to harm millions out of pure spite. Here's what to watch for now. 19.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump is threatening to harm millions out of pure spite. Here's what to watch for now.
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Trump's immigration enforcement has just made a bad situation worse 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Here’s an interesting development: Despite adding 91 judges since November 2015, the backlog of unresolved cases pending in federal immigration courts continues to increase. Why? President Trump’s hard-line approach to immigration enforcement.

According to stats analyzed by the Transactional Records...

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How the Pentagon ending its deal with immigrant recruits could hurt the military 19.7.2017 Washington Post
How the Pentagon ending its deal with immigrant recruits could hurt the military
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Trump should show some political courage and endorse immigration protection for Dreamers 18.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Seven years ago, Congress had a chance to take a humane approach to people living in the United States illegally not through their own actions, but through the actions of their parents. Arriving as children, some of these immigrants were smuggled across the border while others entered legally but...

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Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation 17.7.2017 Washington Post
Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation
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Domestic violence victims shouldn't have to choose between deportation and medical care 17.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When Elena attempted to break up with her abusive boyfriend, he beat her horribly, saying he would leave her with scars by which to remember him. Although badly injured, she did not contact the police to report the domestic violence. Nor did she seek medical care for her open wounds or the ringing...

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Mixed message from Trump on DACA sparks frustration from Dreamers as well as critics of illegal immigration 17.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Ever since Donald Trump was elected, Melody Klingenfuss has known her time in the United States could be limited.

The 23-year-old has temporary immigration relief under President Obama’s landmark Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which seemed imperiled amid Trump’s vowed crackdown on illegal...

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White House weighs dramatically expanding DHS powers to expedite deportations 15.7.2017 Washington Post
A proposal would empower the agency to speed up the removal of illegal immigrants apprehended anywhere in the United States who cannot prove they have lived in the country continuously for more than 90 days, according to an internal memo obtained by The Post.
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Trump administration weighing policy to expedite deportations 15.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would expand the Department of Homeland Security's powers to expedite the deportation of undocumented immigrants anywhere in the U.S.
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Guns, churches and immigrants: What's in that spending bill? 15.7.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Out of the spotlight, a House panel has taken steps to help victims of gun violence, allow robust politicking from the pulpit, and prevent doctors in the District of Columbia from helping terminally ill people commit suicide....
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Lawyers: Government seeking to deport Iraq War veteran 15.7.2017 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- An immigrant rights group is asking the Department of Homeland Security to release an Iraq War veteran who has been detained for more than three months while waiting to learn whether he'll be deported....
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Undocumented convict awaits trial in San Francisco slaying 15.7.2017 AP National
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The murder trial of the man who killed Kate Steinle is inching closer to starting, two years after the fatal shooting set off a fierce immigration debate....
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