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More Than Ever, Immigrants Must Be Informed.

Deportations Of Noncriminals Rise As ICE Casts Wider Net

  WASHINGTON — The number of immigrants deported from the interior of the U.S. who had no criminal convictions nearly tripled during President Donald Trump’s first fiscal year as president, as he carried out his promise to ramp up enforcement on the undocumented population. The Trump administration insisted on Tuesday that agents are still focused on criminals, even though the president eliminated policies from the previous administration that instructed agents to prioritize some immigrants over others. A majority of immigrants...

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Supreme Court lets full Trump travel ban take effect

The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed the newest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect pending appeal. This is the first time justices have allowed any edition of the ban to go forward in its entirety. It signals that some of the justices might be distinguishing the latest version from previous iterations and could be more likely, in the future, to rule in favor of the ban. Issued in September, the third edition...

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Mexican Bride Marries American Groom During Rare Opening Of Border Gate

A heavy metal gate at the U.S.–Mexican border temporarily became a bridge Saturday when a Mexican woman married her American fiancé. The gate, known as the “Door of Hope,” is inside Friendship Park, a small strip of land on the border near San Diego and Tijuana where families from both countries can chat with each other through the fence’s heavy screen, according to the Los Angeles Times. The park is only open for a few hours each weekend, and the...

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Haitian quake victims in the U.S. will lose deportation protection in 2019

"After years of being shielded from deportation from the United States while their disaster-prone country continues to recover from its devastating 2010 earthquake, tens of thousands of Haitians will now lose that safeguard. The special deportation protection known as Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, will be revoked for as many as 59,000 Haitians living and working in Miami and across the U.S., Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced Monday. The protection will permanently terminate...

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