Democrats joined to shut down government over immigration

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Senate Democrats block White House-backed bill to keep the government running for another four week The United States government shut down on Saturday, after members of Congress failed to reach an agreement on the divisive issue of immigration and government spending. In a late-night vote, opposition Democrats in the Senate joined to block a bill […]

Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delays

By PHILIP MARCELO and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press BOSTON – Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump’s administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released details […]

Trump says he wants immigration ‘bill of love’ to protect DREAMers

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Gregory Korte and Deirdre Shesgreen and Eliza Collins, USA TODAY 14 seconds ago WASHINGTON — President Trump said Tuesday he’s confident he can reach an elusive deal with Democrats to protect up to 800,000 immigrants from deportation — legislation Trump called a “bill of love.” “We have something in common — we’d like to see this get done,” […]

Sanctuary no more: Feds seize 1 immigration detainee per day from Miami-Dade jails

BY DOUGLAS HANKS. Miami-Dade jails turned over an average of one immigration detainee per day to federal authorities during 2017, a pace set by the county’s controversial decision to comply with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on people being sought for deportation. Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered county jails to comply with the federal detention requests days […]