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Nov 06, 2019
Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit
Jun 26, 2019
US House of Representatives passes $4.5 bn emergency funding bill to tackle migrant crisis, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says 'protecting families'The House passed with relative ease on Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the US-Mexico border. The bill passed along party lines after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi quelled a mini-revolt by progressives and Hispanic lawmakers who sought significant changes to the legislation. 'We are ensuring that children have food, clothing, sanitary items, shelter and medical care', said Pelosi said in a subsequent floor speech.
Jun 21, 2019
'US was built by immigrants': Donald Trump pitches himself to Hispanic voters as pro-migrants ahead of 2020 presidential bidUS President Donald Trump pitched himself to Hispanic voters on Thursday during an interview with the US Spanish-language network. 'I love immigrants,' Trump said, when presenter Jose Diaz-Balart asked the President about his administration's policies on child separation, the DACA program and his 'zero-tolerance' border plans. He also said he believes 2020 Hispanic voters will appreciate his strong stances on Venezuela and Cuba.
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 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.
Mar 24, 2018
In $1.3 trillion budget, what did Trump get for border wall? Read the fine print hereTrump got the $1.6 billion he sought for one year of funding but he wanted a long-term wall financing commitment. In January, the administration proposed $25 billion over 10 years for the wall in a package that would have included a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants and sharp cuts to legal immigration. That effort failed.
Nov 14, 2017
Under Donald Trump, 91% of judges nominated to US federal courts are white menPresident Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years.
Sep 06, 2017
Donald Trump decides to end DACA; New York, Washington vow to file lawsuit to protect beneficiariesDonald Trump’s decision to end protections and benefits for young people under DACA who were brought into the United States illegally as children face a legal challenge from New York