Illegal immigration

President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks in the press briefing room at the White House, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 03, 2019 - 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has spoken to the family and former colleagues of the Newman, California, police officer who was shot to death during a Dec. 26 traffic stop. The suspected shooter is a Mexican man...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 1991, file photo, President George H.W Bush, right, and William Barr wave after Barr was sworn in as the new Attorney General of the United States at a Justice Department ceremony in Washington. Barr, President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, once questioned the effectiveness of a border wall similar to the one the president now wants to construct. Barr was attorney general under President George H.W. Bush when he was asked in a 1992 interview if he supported a proposal from Republican challenger Pat Buchanan to erect a barrier of ditches and fences along the Mexican border to stem the flow of illegal immigrants. Barr described a side-to-side barrier as “overkill.” (AP Photo/Scott Applewhite, File)
December 31, 2018 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, William Barr, once questioned the value of a wall along the Mexican border similar to the one the president has advocated, describing the idea as "overkill." Barr was attorney general under President George H.W. Bush when he was...
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Sandra Diaz, right, listens as Victorina Morales, right, recalls her experience working at President Donald Trump's golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., during an interview, Friday Dec. 7, 2018, in New York. Both Morales and Diaz say they used false legal documents to get hired at the resort and supervisors knew it. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
December 08, 2018 - 2:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported. Victorina Morales told The Associated Press in an interview...
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December 06, 2018 - 11:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who cleaned rooms set aside for President Donald Trump at one of his golf resorts in New Jersey say they used false papers to get hired, their supervisors knew it and that many employees there also lack legal documents. Anibal Romero, a lawyer representing Victorina...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the IX Center, in Cleveland, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 6:17 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana (AP) — In his final pitch to voters, President Donald Trump implored Republicans on Monday to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democrats as he closes out a midterm campaign that has been defined by his racially charged rhetoric, hard-line immigration...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Columbia Regional Airport, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 02, 2018 - 12:42 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump implored voters on Thursday to reject Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and to instead install a Republican in her seat who would fully back his agenda. Trump appeared at a rollicking campaign rally in Columbia, home of the state's largest university, in...
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President Donald Trump talks about immigration and border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 01, 2018 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest...
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, from a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 01, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's stance on immigration (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says asylum seekers must go to ports of entry in order to make a claim. He says he will issue an executive order next week on immigration. In a lengthy speech Thursday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, file photo, Republican Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach looks on as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Laura Kelly answers a question during a debate in Wichita, Kan. Kobach is echoing President Donald Trump’s assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally. Kelly’s campaign declined Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, to comment on Kobach’s comments. (Brian Hayes/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
October 31, 2018 - 8:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican candidate Kris Kobach echoed President Donald Trump's assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally, intensifying a focus on immigration in the final days of a close Kansas governor's race. Kobach, the Kansas...
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FILE - Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, front right, meets with Arizona National Guard soldiers prior to their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation on Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. Ducey told the group of soldiers preparing to deploy from the Phoenix military base that their "mission is about providing manpower and resources" to support agencies on the border and denied that there was a political motive. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 30, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain...
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