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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 02:01 PM EST

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

President Donald Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a permanent solution for the immigration program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, when he announced in September that he was ending...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 08:10 AM EST

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:16 AM EST

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

The killing of a 32-year-old woman that thrust San Francisco’s so-called sanctuary city policy into the national spotlight two years ago once again reignited the immigration debate Thursday when a jury found...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 03:04 PM EST

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

The Trump administration's recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 09:01 PM EST

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:54 PM EST

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 06:34 AM EST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:03 PM EST

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday's wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 02:33 AM EST

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates. It was all part of an event, now...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:29 PM EST

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought...

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Patriots Playoff-Bound After Nailbiter Against Steelers
Patriots Playoff-Bound After Nailbiter Against Steelers

The Patriots trailed by 8 points with four minutes left, but ended up winning a thriller in Pittsburgh by a score of 27-24.

Power Outage in Atlanta Impacts Travel in Boston
Power Outage in Atlanta Impacts Travel in Boston

Travelers headed to Boston's Logan Airport are being urged to check their flights after a power outage in Atlanta caused significant delays and cancellations across the country.

Community Mourns Loss of Student Killed in Sledding Accident
Community Mourns Loss of Student Killed in Sledding Accident

A New Hampshire community is mourning the loss of a 10-year-old boy after he was struck by a vehicle while sledding behind his home in Winchester on Saturday.

Holiday Travel Chaos Ahead After Atlanta Airport Outage
Holiday Travel Chaos Ahead After Atlanta Airport Outage

Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world's busiest airport recovered from a crippling power outage. Thousands of people...

Flurries, Sprinkles, and Pockets of Light Snow Head Our Way
Flurries, Sprinkles, and Pockets of Light Snow Head Our Way

A few weak disturbances crossing the sky of New England today and this evening are coupling with milder air moving into the region to produce occasional flurries, sprinkles and pockets of light snow.