Trump Takes a (Calculated) Risk on Immigration

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His voters don’t care what Steve Bannon thinks. But they might care if their president acts like a career politician. Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa says that President Donald Trump will see his base “destroyed” if he agrees to provide legal status to illegal immigrants who came here as children, or at least if […]

Trump stuns Washington with immigration moves

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President Trump stunned his conservative supporters on Thursday by asserting his willingness to strike a deal with Democrats to protect young immigrants living illegally in the U.S. But the president and his team also sowed confusion by offering contradictory statements about potential stumbling blocks to the deal. Speaking to reporters in Washington and Florida, Trump […]

Miami-Dade to unauthorized immigrants: Don’t fear hurricane shelters

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Immigrants in South Florida illegally should not fear deportation if they seek shelter during Hurricane Irma, according to political leaders who urged the undocumented to heed local evacuation orders. “We don’t ask anybody for their identification,” Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said in a briefing late Wednesday from the county’s emergency operations center in Doral. “Everybody who […]