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  • Trump asks for Supreme Court review of immigration policy

    The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a judge’s ruling blocking the administration’s decision to end protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.


  • Fear of immigration policy keeps many away from medical care

    The Garfield County sheriff and police chiefs worry that many immigrants will be victimized and never turn to law enforcement for help out of fear that they’ll be deported. That …


  • Automakers remain silent as they walk a tightrope with Trump

    Majed Moughni has lived the American dream: He climbed the ladder from impoverished refugee to hotel dishwasher to valet for Ford royalty. Today he’s a lawyer, sitting at a chair …


  • UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

    Obama making changes to Cuban immigration policy

    President Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior administration official …


  • Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration

    HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit …


  • Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the …


  • Fewer health care options for illegal immigrants

    ALAMO, Texas (AP) — For years, Sonia Limas would drag her daughters to the emergency room whenever they fell sick. As an illegal immigrant, she had no health insurance, and …


  • Senate intern, a sex offender, faces deportation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, …


  • Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration …


  • Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That’s part of a historic shift that already is …


  • Gypsies take curious route through US to asylum

    DERBY LINE, Vermont (AP) — A minivan with California license plates and a dozen passengers zipped across the border between Vermont and Quebec in October, heading north in a southbound …


  • Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases. The number of illegal immigrants in …


  • Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases. The number of illegal immigrants in …


  • Brewer sued over license policy for immigrants

    PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits …


  • Republicans propose plan for undocumented young

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their version of the Dream Act, stalled legislation that would provide a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of …


  • House to consider limited GOP immigration bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans still smarting from their poor showing among Hispanics in the presidential election are planning a vote next week on immigration legislation that would both expand …


  • Obama: Immigration reform to start early next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says America must “seize the moment” to seek an overhaul of the immigration system and he expects that work to start soon after his …


  • Obama: No evidence of security breach in scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and …


  • Senators propose comprehensive immigration changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 …


  • Senators discuss comprehensive immigration changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 …


  • Senators develop ‘comprehensive’ immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators have hammered out a bipartisan “comprehensive, detailed blueprint” to overhaul immigration policy, and their plan includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million …


  • Boehner says Obama should take lead on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says it’s time to change the nation’s immigration policies and called on President Barack Obama to take the lead in coming up with …


  • Given 2nd term, Obama now facing new urgent task

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that …


  • Illegal immigrant in Fla. fights for law license

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man’s bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the …


  • Fla. justices question law license for immigrant

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant. The seven justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in …


  • Calif. gov. OKs bill on illegal immigrant licenses

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil …


  • Gay couples may get reprieve in deportation cases

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating that illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible to have their deportations …


  • Immigrant requests strain consulates, schools

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after …


  • Hispanics the focus as Romney pushes ahead

    MIAMI (AP) — Hispanics are the focus as the race for the White House moves to Florida, a presidential battleground where a charged immigration debate is under way as President …


  • Groups protest Ariz. immigration law’s enforcement

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona’s immigration law took effect, rallies were held around Phoenix to protest the mandate that civil rights activists say …