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Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Order To Stop Funding 'Sanctuary Cities'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, ...

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Deportations Devastating to Children of Immigrants, Stoking Fear and Altering Daily Life

The 6-year-old's father was facing deportation, so the little boy took the stand to defend his daddy in an immigration court in Louisiana.

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Congressman Seeks to Stop Deportation of Outspoken Immigrant

A Mississippi congressman is trying to prevent deportation of an immigrant who spoke out against President Donald Trump's policies.

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UPDATED: Gov. Bryant Joins States Supporting Trump's Travel Ban

Twelve states filed a brief in support of President Donald Trump's executive order titled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States," which is his second attempt ...

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US judge to Hear Arguments on Longer Block to Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works ...

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Mississippi Governor Approves Outlawing of Sanctuary Cities

Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally, saying he wants Mississippi to help federal ...

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Mississippi Senate Sends Anti-Sanctuary Bill to Governor

Mississippi took another step Tuesday toward banning sanctuary cities when Gov. Phil Bryant said he would sign a bill that would keep government agencies from sheltering people in the country ...

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ICE Releases Daniela Vargas Under Order of Supervision

Daniela Vargas, the 22-year-old undocumented immigrant who grew up in Mississippi and was detained after speaking out at a press conference in Jackson, is free from federal custody as of ...

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Hawaii Becomes 1st State to Sue Over Trump's New Travel Ban

Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.

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Harsh Words (and Love) for Jackson and Mississippi

As a former Jacksonian looking into the city from D.C. with a powerful set of binoculars, I can't help but ask myself, "What the hell is going on?"

Protesting Romney

Eight protesters gathered outside of River Hills Country Club, where Gov. Mitt Romney was holding ...