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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 04:57 AM PDT

States Sue Trump for Withholding Millions Over Sanctuary Cities

States Sue Trump for Withholding Millions Over Sanctuary Cities

New York is leading a multi-state lawsuit against U.S. Department of Justice to block the federal government’s alleged efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions by putting immigration-related...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:06 AM PDT

Father Says His Son is Not the Same After Their Separation

Father Says His Son is Not the Same After Their Separation

A Honduran father says his 3-year-old son is not the same as he was before the two were separated for nearly two months while the father was held in detention centers around the country, NBC News reported. "It...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:22 AM PDT

'Credible Fear' for US Asylum Harder to Prove Under Trump

'Credible Fear' for US Asylum Harder to Prove Under Trump

As part of the Trump administration's broader crackdown on immigration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently tightened the restrictions on the types of cases that can qualify someone for asylum, making it...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 08:24 PM PDT

Judge Halts Deportations of Reunited Families

Judge Halts Deportations of Reunited Families

A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 04:30 PM PDT

Border Measures Part of Trump's Bigger Immigration Crackdown

Border Measures Part of Trump's Bigger Immigration Crackdown

The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it only tells a small part of the story surrounding the Trump administration's immigration...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 05:28 PM PDT

Release Detainees at Richmond Detention Facility: Families

Release Detainees at Richmond Detention Facility: Families

Family members of immigrants detained at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond Saturday called for the immediate release of their loved ones. The Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity held a press...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 03:45 AM PDT

Man Dies of Suspected Suicide While in ICE Custody

Man Dies of Suspected Suicide While in ICE Custody

A Mexican man being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement since March was found dead in his cell in Georgia on Tuesday. Officials believe he died by suicide, NBC News reported. Forty-year old Efrain...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 08:15 PM PDT

Migrant Children Were Being Held in Phoenix Office Building

Migrant Children Were Being Held in Phoenix Office Building

Phoenix City Councilwoman Kate Gallego says a federal contractor has terminated its lease at a city office building where migrant children were being held. Gallego said at a news conference Thursday that an...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 01:42 PM PDT

Shelters Where Immigrant Children Are Housed

Shelters Where Immigrant Children Are Housed

This map shows the location of 87 child-care facilities housing children seized from their parents and other children who crossed the border without an adult or unaccompanied immigrant minors.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:09 PM PDT

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining migrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Currently, more...

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Brush Fire Scorches 300 Acres in Hills East of Milpitas
Brush Fire Scorches 300 Acres in Hills East of Milpitas

Firefighters are battling a blaze burning in the hills east of Milpitas Sunday afternoon. The so-called Country Fire ignited near the area of Country Club Drive and N. Park Victoria Drive in Milpitas and has...

Dream Destroyed: Family Demands Solutions After Losing $89K
Dream Destroyed: Family Demands Solutions After Losing $89K

As more victims of real estate wire fraud come forward, one couple is turning their loss into a call for solutions -- and demanding accountability from the real estate industry.

Suspect, Victim in Deadly Trader Joe's Shooting, Barricade Identified
Suspect, Victim in Deadly Trader Joe's Shooting, Barricade Identified

Police are working Sunday to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and wound another woman before he crashed his car and ran into a busy supermarket, where he held dozens of people hostage in a...

Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits
Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits

Looking to log in a good night’s rest? Follow these simple tips for consistent deep sleep

Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56
Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56

Tony Sparano, a former NFL head coach and most recently the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings, has died at the age of 56. The team announced Sparano’s sudden death on Sunday morning. A cause of...

Levi's Stadium Hosts Manchester United-Earthquakes Friendly
Levi's Stadium Hosts Manchester United-Earthquakes Friendly

No need to travel across the pond to watch soccer powerhouse Manchester United take the pitch. That's because the English Premier League juggernaut has traveled stateside to take on the San Jose Earthquakes in...