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She Got Her Baby Back From Immigration Foster Care. Now, What?

HOUSTON — Sendy Karina Ferrera Amaya clutched a stuffed unicorn outside the airport arrival gate Saturday morning, as her fiancé Juan Barrera Bucio paced back and forth. He spotted the baby first. “There’s someone coming with a little girl,” he…
Judge Rejects Trump Request for Long-Term Detention of Immigrant Children

(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal immigrant children, a legal setback for President Donald Trump’s push to detain immigrant families taken into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border.…
Courts Slap Dow the Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies

THE Trump administration’s position on immigration is simply summarised: it would like to have fewer immigrants, whether legal or illegal. But that aim, shared by both President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, has collided with pesky obstacles like…
‘Abolish ICE’ is a gift to Republicans

“Abolish ICE” has become the new rallying cry of the left, which is trying to turn the fury Americans are feeling about the horrors at the Mexican border on the little-understood agency known as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The…
Ryan and McCarthy Collide Over Immigration

Behind the scenes, the speaker and his potential successor have been pulling in different directions on an effort to force a vote to help Dreamers. Paul Ryan and his longtime No. 2, Kevin McCarthy, have maintained a unified public front…
House Republicans Agitating For Immigration Fight

At a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., urged House Republicans to resist the urge to sign on to a discharge petition to force the House to vote on contentious immigration…