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Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

A law enforcement officer walks past ICE log at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public benefits with whether immigrants could become ...

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US starts sending asylum seekers across Arizona border

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PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly 350 miles (563 kilometers) away in Juarez, Mexico. Authorities are expanding a program known as Remain ...

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Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers a year after use of illegal labor was revealed

Omar Miranda, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, in his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Nearly a year after the Trump Organization pledged to root out undocumented workers at its properties, supervisors at the Trump Winery on Monday summoned at least seven employees and fired them because of their lack of legal ...

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Lawsuit says Trump’s green-card rules show preference for ‘the wealthy and the white’

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

NEW YORK – Organizations critical of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies filed a broad lawsuit Thursday challenging new restrictions for green-card seekers who may need government help to pay for food and health care. The legal challenge amplifies similar litigation ...

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Judge bans border activist from mentioning Trump in trial

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge banned an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants from mentioning President Donald Trump during his retrial, which began Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Raner Collins granted a motion by prosecutors to bar the ...

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Court’s conservatives seem to back Trump on immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk, Thursday, May 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from deportation. There did not appear to be ...

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Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions or other procedures on moral or religious grounds. ...

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Judge temporarily blocks Trump order requiring would-be immigrants to prove they have health insurance

A law enforcement officer walks past ICE log at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges

A federal judge on Saturday blocked a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants to prove they had insurance or could pay for medical care before they can obtain visas, but immigration attorneys and health officials said the block still does not ...

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Justices to review quick removal of some migrants

The Supreme Court of the United States. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Friday it will review a lower court decision that hinders the Trump administration’s desire to more quickly deport undocumented immigrants after their requests for asylum have been denied. The case concerns “expedited removal,” a ...

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