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Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 10:14 AM PDT

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered. Trump tweeted that the children's...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 07:16 AM PDT

Fear of ICE Spreads to U.S. Citizens

Fear of ICE Spreads to U.S. Citizens

With immigration raids expected to begin Sunday in at least nine major cities, some U.S. citizens are taking precautions, including carrying their American passports at all times, to avoid being mistakenly...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 03:23 PM PDT

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Raids targeting 2,000 undocumented immigrants in as many as 10 cities had begun Sunday, resulting in a handful of arrests, a senior U.S. official told NBC News. Religious leaders across the country used...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 09:57 PM PDT

Police: Man Dies After Attacking Immigration Prison

Police: Man Dies After Attacking Immigration Prison

A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authoriti...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 11:40 AM PDT

Former ICE Chief Says Raids Announced for Political Gain

Former ICE Chief Says Raids Announced for Political Gain

Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat, says a former acting director...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 05:49 PM PDT

Father of 5 Taken Into ICE Custody in South Florida: Attorney

Father of 5 Taken Into ICE Custody in South Florida: Attorney

ICE raids are scheduled to take place in major cities across the country this weekend, including Miami, but a local immigration activist says the fear of getting taken into custody is a daily occurrence in South...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 03:37 PM PDT

Dems, Republicans Air Warring Views on Migrants' Conditions

Dems, Republicans Air Warring Views on Migrants' Conditions

Four House Democratic freshmen who recently toured detention stations for migrants along the Texas border told a House committee Friday of jam-packed, fetid holding areas "in front of the American flag" and...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 06:20 AM PDT

New Holding Center for Migrant Children Opens in Texas

New Holding Center for Migrant Children Opens in Texas

A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 07:20 PM PDT

Trump Abandons Bid to Include Citizenship Question on Census

Trump Abandons Bid to Include Citizenship Question on Census

President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to inject a citizenship question into next year's census Thursday, instead directing federal agencies to try to compile the information using existing...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 04:35 AM PDT

ICE Raids on 2,000 Undocumented Immigrant Families Set to Begin Sunday

ICE Raids on 2,000 Undocumented Immigrant Families Set to Begin Sunday

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrants is scheduled to begin Sunday after it had been postponed by President Donald Trump over two weeks ago, two...

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Trump Moves to Effectively End Asylum at Southern Border
Trump Moves to Effectively End Asylum at Southern Border

Reversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border — the president's most forceful attempt to...

Starter Homes Still Available in High-Priced Bay Area Market
Starter Homes Still Available in High-Priced Bay Area Market

There may be hope for those still trying to break into the Bay Area’s high-priced housing market. One real estate agent says those $400,000 entry-level homes are out there if buyers know where and how to look.