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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 05:18 AM PST

Lawyers: Rapper 21 Savage Released From Immigration Custody

Lawyers: Rapper 21 Savage Released From Immigration Custody

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was released on bond Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, his lawyers said. The rapper, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph,...

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 03:34 PM PST

Separated Migrant Families Demand Millions From US Agencies

Separated Migrant Families Demand Millions From US Agencies

Eight immigrant families who were separated under Trump administration policy filed claims Monday seeking millions of dollars in damages for what a lawyer called "inexplicable cruelty" that did lasting damage to...

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 01:02 PM PST

More Immigrants Sue US Over End to Protected Status

More Immigrants Sue US Over End to Protected Status

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 04:10 AM PST

In Texas, Trump Backs Wall While O'Rourke Rallies Opponents

In Texas, Trump Backs Wall While O'Rourke Rallies Opponents

President Donald Trump charged ahead Monday with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far less than he's been demanding...

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 11:54 PM PST

Adopted Abroad, Raised in US, and Now Facing Deportation

Adopted Abroad, Raised in US, and Now Facing Deportation

An NBC Bay Area investigation has discovered tens of thousands of U.S. residents, adopted as infants from foreign countries, and raised in the United States, now face possible deportation – because they are...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 02:00 PM PST

Detainee on Hunger Strike Details Force-Feeding

Detainee on Hunger Strike Details Force-Feeding

Nine men — up from six earlier this week — are being force-fed under court order in a detention center in El Paso, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. One of the hunger strikers, a 22-year-old...

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 08:46 AM PST

'Dreamer' Rhodes Scholar to Attend State of the Union

'Dreamer' Rhodes Scholar to Attend State of the Union

A recent Harvard University graduate who lives in New York City and is the first so-called Dreamer to receive a Rhodes scholarship is attending President Donald Trump's State of the Union address as a guest of a...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 10:55 PM PST

20 Charged in Chinese Birth Tourism Crackdown

20 Charged in Chinese Birth Tourism Crackdown

Dongyuan Li's business was called "You Win USA," and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 11:08 PM PST

California Governor Discusses Millions in Border Aid

California Governor Discusses Millions in Border Aid

California's new governor has proposed millions of dollars for a so-called immigration rapid response program.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 10:03 AM PST

Immigration Courts Backlog Blamed on Weather, Shutdown

Immigration Courts Backlog Blamed on Weather, Shutdown

U.S. immigration officials blame the government shutdown and the extreme winter weather for confusion about immigration court hearings. In an emailed statement, the part of the Justice Department overseeing...

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Investigators Question Workers at San Francisco Public Works
Investigators Question Workers at San Francisco Public Works

NBC Bay Area has learned an investigator with Cal/OSHA visited San Francisco Public Works on Monday as part of an ongoing state probe into potential safety violations.

Obama, Curry Headline My Brother's Keeper Event in Oakland
Obama, Curry Headline My Brother's Keeper Event in Oakland

Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.

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Trump Administration Plans to Cancel $929M for California's High-Speed Rail Project
Trump Administration Plans to Cancel $929M for California's High-Speed Rail Project

The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent.

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Runway Problems at SFO Cause More Delays for Travelers

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