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Florida Governor Signs Bill Banning Sanctuary Policies Into Law
The law prohibits local governments from enacting "sanctuary" polices that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation
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14 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week
Hungry pandas, a World Cup celebration and Chinese protests round out this week's best images.
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German Boat Captain Could Get 20 Years For Rescuing Migrants
Italian authorities accused Pia Klemp of colluding with smugglers to stage rescues at sea.
Time’s Up Advocate Mira Sorvino Opens Up About Date Rape
Actress and Time’s Up advocate Mira Sorvino opened up about her rape in a tearful plea to lawmakers to protect survivors of sexual misconduct.
Cages With 'Kids' Pop Up Around NYC To Protest Immigrant Detention
The art installations were meant to bring awareness to the horrific conditions children and other migrants face at the southern U.S. border.
AOC Strikes Down Trump Administration Over Census
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) scorched the Trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the Census.
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Louisiana Church Arson Suspect Indicted On Federal Hate Crime Charges
Holden Matthews allegedly set fire to three historically black churches in and around Opelousas this past spring.
Trump Gives Hard-Liner Ken Cuccinelli Top Immigration Job Despite Bipartisan Opposition
Cuccinelli, a former attorney general of Virginia, took up the mantle of acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Monday.
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Border Patrol Agent Rescues Migrant Mother And Young Son From Swarm Of Bees
The agent saw thousands of bees covering what he thought was a bundle of clothes. But it was a Guatemalan mother curled over her child.
Trump Touts New Farm Trade Pact In Deal With Mexico That Doesn't Seem To Exist
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.
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Trump Administration To Deprive Migrant Kids In Shelters Of English Lessons, Legal Aid
Immigrant advocates say the government is using child welfare rights as a political lever to secure more funding.
Teacher Fired After Tweeting Trump To Remove School’s 'Illegal Students'
Georgia Clark of Fort Worth, Texas, said she thought only Trump could see her messages.
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Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies Days After Release From ICE Custody
Johana Medina Leon spent six weeks in ICE custody and died within days of testing positive for HIV.
Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants Now Required To Submit 5-Year Social Media History
Under a new State Department policy, visa applicants to the U.S. will need to submit their social media usernames, email addresses and phone numbers.
Leah Chase, Famed New Orleans Chef Who Fed Civil Rights Leaders, Dead At 96
By Rebecca Santana, AP
The "Queen of Creole Cuisine" died surrounded by family.
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Trump's Threatened Mexican Tariffs A 'Molotov Cocktail,' Warns Manufacturers Group
Pain caused by the trade war Trump started with China already is landing hardest on his voters.
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California Gallery Moving 'MAGA Hate' Exhibit To More Secure Site Following Threats
“We can’t have someone getting hurt," said gallery owner Jen Tough.
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Democratic Presidential Candidates Sound Very Similar On Immigration
Trump’s draconian immigration policies have made it easier for Democrats to find common ground on a once-contentious issue.
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Homeland Security Watchdog Finds Migrants Standing On Toilets At Packed Detention Center
The inspector general's office said that detainees were in soiled clothes and had been forced to stay in standing-room-only conditions for days or weeks.
'It Feels Like We Are Prisoners': Migrant Children Describe Trauma At Florida Detention Center
Lawyers say the facility violates child welfare standards, and that no minor should be held at Homestead for more than 20 days.
Cory Booker Wants To Allow Some Prisoners To Vote
The New Jersey senator had previously called the debate a distraction from the larger goals of criminal justice reform — and he still thinks it is.
Soccer Team Of Migrants Wears Jerseys Emblazoned With Racist Slurs They Receive
“We are in the 21st century and I don’t understand how they can still say these insults," said one player from the Alma de Africa side in southern Spain.
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Geographer. Humanitarian. Felon?
Scott Daniel Warren is about to go on trial in Arizona on charges of harboring undocumented migrants.
COURTESY OF PHOTOGRAPHER ALDAIR NATHANIEL SANCHEZ
College Grad’s Photo With Immigrant Parents Shows What's Missing In Border Debate
After earning her master’s from San Diego State University, Erica Alfaro wanted to praise her parents’ immigration story.
Beto O’Rourke’s Immigration Plan Shows How Trump Has Shifted The Democratic Debate
The Texan's policy wish list might have once been very progressive but now reflects the broad consensus within his party.
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John Cleese Gets Torched On Twitter Over 'Dog-Whistly' Post About London
“You were my comedy hero until I read this subtle/not subtle piece of racism."
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