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January 11, 2018
Immigration talks founder after White House rejects deal and Trump insults other countries
WASHINGTON - Immigration talks on Capitol Hill foundered Thursday after the White House and some GOP lawmakers rejected a tentative deal from...
January 11, 2018 - 8:09pm
Trump attacks protections for immigrants from 'shithole' countries in Oval Office meeting
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants...
January 11, 2018 - 4:04pm
January 10, 2018
Commentary: Democrats should just give Trump his border wall
Someone, somewhere, somehow is going to have to give President Donald Trump a piece of wall to stand in front of. It might as well be the Democratic...
January 10, 2018 - 2:44pm
Federal judge says DACA can't end while lawsuit is pending
A federal judge in California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction Tuesday blocking the Trump administration's decision to phase out a program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The injunction by U.S. District Judge William Alsup says those protections...
January 10, 2018 - 7:21am
January 9, 2018
Trump urges Congress to pass 'bill of love' to protect 'dreamers' but reiterates demand for border wall
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump met with a bipartisan group of Congress members at the White House on Tuesday in an effort to revive stalled...
January 9, 2018 - 2:27pm
January 2, 2018
Trump's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is emphasizing his vow to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and additional conditions for an immigration...
January 2, 2018 - 8:26pm
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 5, 2017
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
WILLMAR — Both detractors and supporters of Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson spoke Monday night during the Willmar City Council...
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
December 1, 2017
Trump calls sanctuary city murder verdict 'travesty of justice'
President Donald Trump blasted a California jury that acquitted a Mexican immigrant who was in the U.S. illegally in the shooting death of a...
December 1, 2017 - 8:55am
November 21, 2017
Trump administration to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has given nearly 60,000 Haitians with provisional legal residency in this country 18 months to leave, announcing Monday that it will not renew the Temporary Protected Status that has allowed them to remain here for more than seven years. The decision...
November 21, 2017 - 8:22am
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 9, 2017
White House chief of staff tried to pressure acting DHS chief to expel Hondurans, officials say
WASHINGTON - On Monday, as the Department of Homeland Security prepared to extend the residency permits of tens of thousands of Honduran immigrants...
November 9, 2017 - 10:32am
November 4, 2017
US frees 10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy
WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Friday released a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained in Texas last week after undergoing surgery because she was an undocumented immigrant traveling without her parents.
November 4, 2017 - 12:20pm
October 31, 2017
ACLU sues for release of girl with cerebral palsy who is being held in immigration detention
Lawyers for an undocumented 10-year-old girl who was detained in Texas after undergoing surgery demanded her immediate release on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the Trump administration in federal court. Rosa Maria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy, has been held at a federally...
October 31, 2017 - 4:39pm
October 24, 2017
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United...
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm