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Iowa Republicans look to eliminate 'sanctuary cities'

Iowa Republicans look to eliminate 'sanctuary cities'

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in the Iowa House are seeking to force police and sheriffs' offices to tell U.S. immigration officials when they have someone in custody who is living in the country illegally.

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Arizona Senate panel passes measures targeting immigrants

Arizona Senate panel passes measures targeting immigrants

Republican-dominated Legislature has largely avoided passing immigration proposals since SB 1070.

February 03, 2016 3:18 pmLoading…
For many Hispanic students, long winter breaks are no more

For many Hispanic students, long winter breaks are no more

When Maria Cerpa was in high school in the 1990s, her parents pulled her out of class for several weeks every winter for family trips to Mexico, where they visited with relatives, celebrated religious feasts and reconnected with their culture.

January 30, 2016 6:07 pmLoading…
Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark due to immigration law

Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark due to immigration law

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei arrives for a news conference about his Einstein Professorship at the University Of Arts (UDK) in Berlin. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law …

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Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark due to immigration law

Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark due to immigration law

Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark due to immigration law

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Some call New Mexico governor 'anti-immigrant' over ID law

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has urged comprehensive immigration reform and asked candidates to tone down their rhetoric amid strong anti-immigration sentiment from some fellow Republicans, but she still faces accusations of pushing an "anti-immigrant" agenda.

January 25, 2016 1:17 pmLoading…
Border security main focus for new Tucson Border Patrol chief

Border security main focus for new Tucson Border Patrol chief

While apprehensions and marijuana seizures are down, chief says there's still work to be done.

January 23, 2016 7:12 pm Video Photos

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Reno church giving sanctuary for immigrants in US illegally

RENO, Nev. — A Reno church is joining a growing movement among places of worship offering sanctuary to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

January 17, 2016 12:41 pmLoading…
Boulder immigration attorney disbarred after conviction

Boulder immigration attorney disbarred after conviction

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Boulder immigration attorney has been disbarred by the Colorado Supreme Court after she was convicted in 2014 of cheating immigrant families out of thousands of dollars, promising visas and work permits.

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Groups prepare immigrants for possible raids in New Mexico

Groups prepare immigrants for possible raids in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Advocacy groups in New Mexico said Thursday they were preparing immigrant families for possible raids by federal authorities targeting people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

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Feds: Don't ask WIC participants about immigration status

Feds: Don't ask WIC participants about immigration status

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal officials have told Sedgwick County it could lose federal grant money for its health department if it insists on asking health clinic clients about their immigration or citizenship status.

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Kansas lawmaker says sharing Facebook post 'in bad taste'

Kansas lawmaker says sharing Facebook post 'in bad taste'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas legislator said Thursday that he regrets sharing a post on Facebook that mocked Hispanics who speak accented English to make a derogatory comment about President Obama.

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Wisconsin bill would penalize immigrant 'sanctuary cities'

Wisconsin bill would penalize immigrant 'sanctuary cities'

MADISION, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators in Wisconsin say they will continue pursuing a bill penalizing communities that block law enforcement from inquiring about immigration status or cooperating with federal immigration authorities.

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Officials: Past border tech efforts failed, but this one won't

Officials: Past border tech efforts failed, but this one won't

Solar-powered towers let agents watch the international line in real time.

December 26, 2015 7:01 pm Video Photos

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Holloman Air Force Base to house immigrant children

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — Holloman Air Force Base will be a temporary shelter for hundreds of immigrant children from Central America.

December 25, 2015 1:02 pmLoading…
Top 10 spots where Tucson police check immigration status

Top 10 spots where Tucson police check immigration status

The most frequent locations for Tucson police SB 1070 checks from June 12, 2014 through Oct. 2, 2015. For more, click here.

December 15, 2015 1:43 pm Photos

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