Immigration

April 19, 2018 - 5:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, agreeing with a lower court judge who had imposed a temporary injunction last year...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
April 19, 2018 - 9:51 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement Wednesday came after a week...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
April 18, 2018 - 11:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday he reached an agreement with the federal government that California's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers. The announcement comes after a week of...
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April 18, 2018 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into votes on immigration. But election-year pressures are making it an uphill fight. California GOP Rep. Jeff Denham is anchoring a bipartisan effort to pressure House Speaker Paul Ryan to...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, David Hernandez, left, Genevieve Peters, center, and Jennifer Martinez celebrate after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of California's sanctuary cities law (SB54) during their meeting in Santa Ana, Calif. Leaders of California's second-largest county voted Tuesday, April 17, 2018, to officially support the Trump administration's lawsuit against the state's so-called sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration agents. . (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 3:26 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Residents sued the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos on Wednesday to challenge a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law that limits police collaboration with U.S. immigration authorities. The American Civil Liberties Union and other...
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April 18, 2018 - 3:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition say the case is about an "educational benefit" for any public school student. Allan Monga of Deering High School won the Maine "Poetry Out...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, a group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California. Leaders of California's second-largest county voted Tuesday, April 17, 2018, to officially support the Trump administration's lawsuit against the state's so-called sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration agents. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
April 17, 2018 - 9:01 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Leaders of California's second-largest county voted Tuesday to officially support the Trump administration's lawsuit against the state's so-called sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration agents. The decision by San Diego County's all-Republican Board...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office in Fountain Hills, Ariz. An appeals court on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, ordered that a special prosecutor be appointed to defend a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case but didn't erase his criminal record. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 17, 2018 - 6:17 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A special prosecutor will be appointed in an appeal over the pardon of former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order because President Donald Trump's Justice Department is now refusing to handle the case, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The U.S...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
April 17, 2018 - 5:59 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission. The volley of words came a day after federal officials said Brown...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks in Washington. The Supreme Court said April 17, 2018, that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced. The court's 5-4 decision — an unusual alignment in which Gorsuch joined the four liberal justices — concerns a catchall provision of immigration law that defines what makes a crime violent. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
April 17, 2018 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced. The court's 5-4 decision — in an unusual alignment in which new Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the four liberal justices...
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