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{FD} Lin-Manuel Miranda has celebs singing ‘Hamilton’ for charity

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has Hollywood singing lyrics from his hit musical, “Hamilton,” in order to raise money for a coalition of nonprofits focused on immigration. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Arizona sheriff slated to begin trial over immigration actions

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Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is slated to go on trial Monday on a criminal charge stemming from immigration enforcement actions he acted on while he was in law enforcement. Continue reading

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{FD} IndyCar’s Mikhail Aleshin finally arrives at Road America

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Mikhail Aleshin is finally at Road America in Wisconsin after the IndyCar driver was delayed in France by an immigration issue. Continue reading

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{FD} Federal judge halts deportation of dozens of Iraqi Christians

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A Detroit federal judge issued a two-week stay Thursday halting the planned deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians back to their country of origin. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigration issue delays IndyCar’s Mikhail Aleshin in France

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IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been held up in France by immigration issues and will not arrive back in the United States in time for practice Friday at Road America. Continue reading

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{FD} Young immigrants write of hope in gang-scarred US town

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One student wrote how his parents were fed up with paying “war taxes” to street gangs in Honduras. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 immigrant farmworkers arrested after Ben & Jerry’s march

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Two immigrant dairy farmworkers have been arrested on immigration charges after marching to the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Vermont to call for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker. Continue reading

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{FD} Kurdish man with minor record fights deportation from US

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A Kurdish man who appears to have only minor convictions woke up to a knock on the door of his Tennessee home a week ago and was whisked away for deportation as part of a roundup of Iraqi nationals. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigration court backlog grows to nearly 600,000 cases

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Researchers say the number of cases in the country’s backlogged immigration courts has surged to nearly 600,000, jumping more than 100,000 in the last year. Continue reading

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{FD} 7-Eleven clerk lashes out at customer with broken English trying to buy cigarettes

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A spokesperson for 7-Eleven issued a statement with an apology. Continue reading

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{FD} Hearing set on suit to stop deportation of Iraqi nationals

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A hearing is scheduled Wednesday on a lawsuit that seeks to stop the government from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals who were recently rounded up. Continue reading

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{FD} ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class-action lawsuit seeking to stop the government from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in raids last weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} Detention of Mexicans in Canada spiked since country lifted visa requirement

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Detentions in the first five months of 2017 were more than twice the previous two years combined. Continue reading

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{FD} US board reopens asylum case of Guatemala immigrant

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A U.S. immigration board has reopened the asylum request of an immigrant from Guatemala who was nearly deported last month before being granted a reprieve. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: Salvadoran beloved in Florida tortured rebels

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Immigration officials say a Salvadoran man whose arrest had rallied friends and neighbors in northern Florida was a soldier who tortured suspected guerrillas before arriving in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have deported Jose Francisco G… Continue reading

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{FD} For Hayek, ‘Beatriz at Dinner’ gives voice to immigrants

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Director Miguel Arteta says it is a sign of what he calls the “very bad times” that Salma Hayek doesn’t get more leading roles. Continue reading

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{FD} Federal agents arrest 70 immigrants in Oklahoma, Texas

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Federal authorities say agents have arrested 70 people in Oklahoma and Texas as part of a three-day sweep targeting immigrants with criminal records or who were in the U.S. illegally. Continue reading

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{FD} Nebraska school district helps refugee students with trauma

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Lincoln Public Schools has a new program to help refugee students deal with the trauma that made them flee their home countries. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: Fliers warning against aiding immigrants are fake

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Officials in Washington and with ICE are denouncing fake fliers distributed in the nation’s capital warning against helping people who are in the United States illegally. Continue reading

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{FD} Man at center of immigration dispute released from custody

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A man U.S. immigration officials are trying to deport has been released from custody after civil liberties advocates challenged his detention. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman likely walking to Canada freezes to death in Minnesota

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Authorities say a woman who may have been trying to reach Canada was found dead in northwestern Minnesota. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigration activist’s arrest hurts his own push for financial aid for illegal students

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Eric Cruz Lopez was charged with spray-painting expletives about President Donald Trump on the walls of school buildings. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas representatives trade assault, threat allegations amid illegal immigration debate

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Texas representatives got into a fight on Monday following protests from illegal immigrants. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawyers seek release of man unable to be deported

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Lawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to. Continue reading

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{FD} US citizen says she was detained by immigration agents

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A Southern California woman has taken the first step toward suing county and federal officials after she says she was detained by immigration authorities for deportation even though she is an American citizen. Continue reading

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{FD} US immigration agents eat, arrest 3 at Michigan restaurant

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The owner of a Michigan restaurant says U.S. immigration agents who were conducting enforcement at the business ate breakfast before arresting three workers. Continue reading

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{FD} Foreigners detained in Japan stage hunger strike to stay

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Dozens of people seeking to immigrate to Japan have staged a hunger strike while in detention. Continue reading

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{FD} Illegal immigration grew by 740,000 people in 2016 due to overstayed visas

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An estimated 40 percent of the roughly 11 million people currently in the country illegally stayed past their visas. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida immigration officer charged with taking bribe

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A Florida immigration officer has been charged with taking a bribe from a woman he accused of using a fake marriage to gain U.S. residency. Continue reading

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{FD} US deports Indonesian Christian who fled persecution

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An Indonesian man who was seeking asylum in New Jersey and had been living in the United States for 16 years has been deported. Continue reading

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{FD} Man detained by immigration authorities dies at hospital

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Authorities say an Indian man detained after arriving at Atlanta’s airport without required immigration documents has died at a hospital. Continue reading

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{FD} US: Immigrant arrests soar under Trump, fewer deported

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The number of people arrested by immigration agents in the early months of the Trump administration has increased nearly 40 percent compared to last year. Continue reading

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{FD} Man faces 30 years for immigrant smuggling operation

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A Cuban national faces up to 30 years in prison for his part in an immigrant smuggling operation from the Bahamas to the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} ICE: Immigration detainee appears to have killed himself

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Federal authorities say a Panamanian detainee at a south Georgia immigration detention center appears to have killed himself. Continue reading

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{FD} Soccer player arrested for smuggling migrant into Spain

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A lower-division Spanish soccer club says one of its players has been arrested for allegedly smuggling an illegal immigrant across the Mediterranean with the team. Continue reading

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{FD} Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

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The Hong Kong lawyer for a group of refugees who sheltered former NSA contractor Edward Snowden four years ago says the southern Chinese city’s immigration department has rejected their asylum requests. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

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Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title have a message to immigrant girls and women watching the pageant Sunday: Set goals, work hard and don’t stay in the shadows. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigrant leaves Denver church after winning delay from feds

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A Mexican immigrant who lived in a Denver church for three months to avoid deportation walked away on Friday after her supporters said immigration officials gave her two more years to resolve her effort to stay in the country. Continue reading

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{FD} Protection from deportation revoked for former cause celebre

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Federal authorities have revoked the protection from deportation granted to a Mexican woman who became a cause celebre in the debate over illegal immigration when she was a Georgia college student seven years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Salvadoran once charged with killing Chandra Levy deported

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A Salvadoran national whose conviction in the slaying of missing intern Chandra Levy was overturned has been deported. Continue reading

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{FD} Prosecutors dropping 2 teens’ charges in school rape case

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Prosecutors are dropping charges against two Hispanic teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at a suburban Washington high school, a case cited by the White House as an example of why the president wants to crack down on illegal immig… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Swimmers cross US-Mexico border for immigrants

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The Latest on 12 athletes who swam across the border from the U.S. to Mexico in a show of support for immigrants (all times local): 1 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Swimmers to cross US-Mexico border to support immigrants

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Twelve athletes are swimming across the border from the United States to Mexico in an effort to call attention to immigrants in a charged political environment. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: 2 teens’ charges being dropped in rape case

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The Latest on charges being dropped in an alleged rape at a Maryland high school (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 Things to Know for Friday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man granted 30-day reprieve from deportation

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An immigrant facing deportation to Guatemala has been granted a 30-day reprieve hours before he was to be put on a plane to Central America. Continue reading

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{FD} California woman gets green card after 16-year wait, cries tears of joy

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While having lunch Monday with her longtime boyfriend, she finally got word electronically that she had been approved for a green card. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman gets green card after 16-year wait, cries tears of joy

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Think about the most emotional you have ever been because of something wonderful. For example, that feeling when you find out you’re pregnant. Continue reading

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{FD} 67 pounds of marijuana found in casket at Arizona checkpoint

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Border Patrol agents working an immigration checkpoint in southern Arizona say they have found 67 pounds of marijuana that was being smuggled inside of a casket. Continue reading

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{FD} Teachers, racial and social justice groups march for May Day

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Public school teachers, immigration advocates and social and racial justice groups are taking to the streets in May Day demonstrations across the state. Continue reading

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