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Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He is Racist

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations.

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Trump: Why Allow Immigrants from 'Shithole Countries'

President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people ...

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Judge Blocks Trump decision to End Young Immigrant Program

A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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US Ending Special Protections for Salvadoran Immigrants

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation.

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Homeland Chief: Wait and See on Citizenship for Immigrants

The Trump administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people, the U.S. Homeland Security secretary said Tuesday, while emphasizing no ...

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Government Seeks Change to Order Lifting Trump Refugee Ban

Lawyers with the Department of Justice have asked a federal judge to change his order that partially lifted a Trump administration refugee ban.

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Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban on Refugees

A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries ...

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Temporary OK for Travel Ban Puts Focus on Wednesday Hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect—at least for now—has intensified the attention on a legal showdown Wednesday afternoon before three judges ...

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UPDATED: Feds Threaten Jackson Funds Over Immigration 'Sanctuary' Policy

The U.S. Department of Justice does not know the City of Jackson has a new mayor. In a letter addressed to Mayor Tony Yarber but dated Nov. 15, 2017, Acting ...

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Immigrant Girl with Cerebral Palsy Released, Now with Family

U.S. authorities released a 10-year-old immigrant girl with cerebral palsy who had been detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission.

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