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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 11:41 AM EDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 03:14 PM EDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:27 PM EDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:51 PM EDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:10 AM EDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:06 AM EDT

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year activism and awareness-raising campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The campaign...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 01:38 PM EDT

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to...

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Gordon Hayward had a successful surgery Wednesday night, according to his dad, after suffering a dislocated ankle and fractured tibia Tuesday night in his first game with the Celtics.

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Police Investigating Student-Teacher Sex Allegations
Police Investigating Student-Teacher Sex Allegations

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Raisman Offers Support to Teammate Who Says She Was Molested

Aly Raisman offered support to her former USA Olympic teammate McKayla Maroney, after Maroney detailed how she was molested by the team doctor for years.

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Kelly Kept Tragedy Out of Politics, But Trump Brought It Up

It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this...

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Patriots and Falcons Ready for Super Bowl Rematch

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