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California Moves to Become ‘Sanctuary State,’ and Others Look to Follow

A 42-year-old immigrant was on her way to church in Mendota, a small Read more >

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Battle over sanctuary cities escalating

Immigration hardliners are threatening to hold potentially billions of dollars in state grants hostage as they seek to compel so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal law enforcement officials. Read more >

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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. Read more >

Border walls around the world

When the Berlin Wall was torn down a quarter-century ago, there were fewer than 20 border walls around the world. Read more >

Donald Trump's Wall: The human factor

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The other Japanese internment America still hasn't fully acknowledged

In March 1944, 13-year-old Isamu Carlos Arturo Shibayama, his parents and five siblings were taken from their home in Peru and shipped to New Orleans on an American troop ship. Stripped of their identity papers, the Shibayamas were admitted to the United States as “illegal aliens” and sent to a prison camp in Texas, where they would spend the next 2 1/2 years. Read more >

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Embattled Borderlands

Will border wall strike a fatal blow to one of the most imperiled wild regions in North America? A must-watch video story of the U.S.-Mexico border: "But all of these borderlands treasures have been facing the eroding consequences of policies that prioritize large-scale construction of walls and other infrastructure, and that disrupt lives and divide the landscape. Read more >

Private Prisons Memo Could Signal More Immigrant Lockups

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he wants to maintain contracts with private prisons because he's concerned about meeting the federal correctional system's "future needs." But he hasn't said what those needs might be. Read more >

Don’t get too excited about a Trump immigration “compromise”

Donald Trump would like a lot of things to happen. Read more >

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In deportation debate, don’t forget Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials last week detained hundreds of undocumented immigrants, including  Read more >