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ACLU threatens to sue Border Patrol if it doesn’t release 10-year-old undocumented girl with cerebral palsy

The American Civil Liberties Union said it will sue Customs and Border Patrol by Tuesday afternoon if it doesn’t release a 10-year-old undocumented girl suffering from cerebral palsy. Rosa Maria Hernandez was taken into custody last week after she was stopped on her way to get gallbladder surgery in Corpus Christi, Texas, accompanied by a cousin. Border Patrol agents stood ...

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ICE ERO Newark arrests 36 individuals in Middlesex County, NJ enforcement surge

NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office arrested 36 individuals during a five-day operation that concluded Friday, as part of the agency’s ongoing public safety efforts. The operation targeted criminal aliens who were previously incarcerated at the Middlesex County Jail (MCJ), and who were subsequently released to the community by ...

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Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump’s new travel ban hours before implementation

Source: usnews.com A federal judge in Hawaii put a temporary nationwide halt to President Donald Trump’s new travel ban Wednesday, hours before it was set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. The judge was one of three to hear arguments in separate cases across the country Wednesday over whether to block the ban on the eve of its implementation, but ...

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US Immigration raids puts Ghanaians on the edge

Source: Various “Barima, I’ve not been out this whole week” News this week that federal agents have targeted six US states in a series of immigration enforcement raids has intensified growing fear and anxiety in the Ghanaian immigrant community — even among families with legal status. “Barima, I’ve not been out this whole week” said a Ghanaian illegal in Chicago ...

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US: Trump could issue new travel ban order

US president Donald Trump says he is considering a new travel ban executive order – and it could be issued as early as next week.It comes after an appeals court refused to reinstate the current suspended one, which controversially bars refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering America.Speaking to a reporter aboard Air Force One, Trump said he ...

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Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least six states

Source:washingtonpost.com Visit the site for more breaking news. U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least a half-dozen states this week in a series of raids that marked the first large-scale enforcement of President Trump’s Jan. 26 order to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally. The raids, which officials said targeted known ...

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Setback for Trump: Appeals court rejects demand to resume travel ban — for now

Washington (CNN)A federal appeals court early Sunday morning denied the US government’s emergency request to resume President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked for both sides to file legal briefs before the court makes its final decision after a federal judge halted the program on Friday. What this means is that the ruling by US District ...

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Lawsuit: Dozens of immigrants trying to enter the US coerced into giving up visas and green cards after Trump travel ban

Source:aolnews.com As many as 60 foreign nationals were deported last weekend as part of President Donald Trump’s new immigration order after being coerced into giving up their visas or green cards upon arriving in the US, a new lawsuit alleges. The lawsuit was filed in a Virginia court Sunday on behalf of two Yemeni brothers with valid visas — Tareq Aqel ...

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