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More than 50 detained in immigration raids at Asian restaurants in Mississippi

[Feb. 23, 2017] The first call came Wednesday morning: Federal agents were raiding a Chinese buffet in the city of Pearl. Before long, word spread across Mississippi immigrant communities that agents were targeting a Hibachi grill in nearby Flowood and a sushi restaurant nearly 100 miles away in Meridian. Read more >

DHS memos describe aggressive new immigration, border enforcement policies

(CNN) The Department of Homeland Security is set Read more >

President Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

WASHINGTON --The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Read more >

Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the BUILD WALL Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Build Up Illegal Line Defenses With Assets Lawfully Lifted (BUILD WALL) Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives.

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Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

U.S. immigration authorities launched a series of raids, traffic stops and checkpoints in at least half a dozen states across the country on Thursday and Friday, sweeping up an unknown number of undocumented immigrants, immigration lawyers and advocates said. Read more >

Immigration arrests in L.A. spark fear, outrage, but officials say they are routine

Arrests made by federal immigration officials in Southern California this week have heightened anxiety about a promised crackdown by President Trump on people in this country illegally. Read more >

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