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Jun 08, 2018
Hopes rise for US immigration deal on DACA while legal immigrants remain on edge in midterm election yearA leader of US House moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives has emerged to help young "Dreamer" immigrants brought illegally to the US as children and later given temporary protections by the Obama government now stay in the U.S. legally. But where does all this leave those who are legally in America and waiting in line?
Jun 07, 2018
US Congress races against time to fix contentious US immigration problems - the new tinderbox of American politicsWhile the US president and his A team on hardline immigration chart their own course, deep fault lines have surfaced within the Republican party on a mind-stretching gamut of issues that have come to define the catchall of immigration policy in the US.
May 29, 2018
Donald Trump on midterm campaign mode whips up immigration storm; seizes on opponents' glaring social media errorsUS President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administration for separating immigrant children from their parents.
May 22, 2018
Trump to speak in New York on 'violent animals' of illegal immigrant gangs 'unmatched in brutality'Last week, Trump raised eyebrows when he used the word "animals" to describe some people who enter the country illegally, in response to a comment about MS-13. The president has doubled down on his rhetoric, saying he will continue to use the term in referring to the gang.
May 17, 2018
Donald Trump draws rebuke for comparing some immigrants with 'animals' at border security talkWhile railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as "animals" — drawing a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders for the harsh rhetoric.
May 16, 2018
US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen defends Trump Govt practice of separating immigrant families; says 'it happens everyday'The head of the Department of Homeland Security defended the Trump administration's practice of separating children from parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally, telling a Senate committee Tuesday that removing children from parents facing criminal charges happens "in the United States every day."
May 11, 2018
Rival immigration efforts for election year votes are 'show ponies' says Paul Ryan; claims Trump won't signSpeaker Paul Ryan mocked an effort by breakaway Republicans to force election-year votes on rival immigration proposals as a drive that would produce "show ponies," not legislation the president would sign into law.
May 10, 2018
Immigration back in spotlight before US midterms; Republican moderates impatient for change say they'll force House votes on 4 billsFaced with zero movement on immigration legislation and US President Donald Trump's hardline stance on inflows into America, Republican moderates defied party leaders and took steps Wednesday toward forcing election-year House votes on the issue.
May 02, 2018
Texas and 6 other US states suing to end 'Dreamers' program as immigration grabs spotlight before midterm electionsTexas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to resume the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Apr 03, 2018
Donald Trump declares DACA is dead, urges Congress to pass legislation to secure border with MexicoPresident Donald Trump declared as “dead” on Monday a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to pass legislation to secure the US border with Mexico