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Immigration

“Emotional turmoil” – family separated by new Trump visa order frantic for answers

In early March, Poorva Dixit rushed to buy a ticket to India from the United States, her home for more than a decade, after she learned her 72-year-old mother had fallen from her bed and was in...

Fearing deportation while receiving medical treament in the U.S.

The Trump administration, facing criticism over deportations from lawmakers and civil rights groups, said recently that it would reopen consideration of some deferral requests for compelling circumstances such as medical conditions. In August, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)...

‘No to the shelter’ -Mexico border residents protest planned migrant facility

Several protesters cited security concerns as their reason for opposing the shelter - which reports state will house some 3,000 migrants - as they waited to sign a petition that will be delivered to the legislature of the state...

TIGHTEN RULES FOR GREEN CARD

Trump administration tightens Green Card rule. No Green Card for those who need public assistance.  

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said in a statement they detained about 680 people who were working illegally at the plants. They said they also seized business records as part of a federal criminal investigation. Some of those detained will...

115 feared dead after worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year

The Libyan navy said it had rescued 134 people, with 115 missing, feared drowned. It said about 250 people were on board the ship, when it capsized off the coast near Khoms, east of the capital Tripoli. Most are...

A US-born citizen has wrongfully been in ICE custody for nearly a month. He was just released.

By: Alexandra Varkarotas Galicia was released from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center on Tuesday as confirmed by his lawyer, Claudia Galan. This comes a day after Galicia's story appeared in press outlets. Galicia, his 17-year-old brother, Marlon, and...

“They throw us in the streets” – migrants face hardened policies on both sides of U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. President Donald Trump has made slashing illegal migration numbers a hallmark of his presidency and 2020 re-election bid. Mexico struck a deal on June 7 with the United States to avert threatened tariffs by making progress in reducing the...

Mexico says no to safe third-country asylum discussion with U.S.

Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said that in weekend talks, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not address an earlier deal that the two countries look at making asylum seekers apply for refuge in Mexico if migration flows were...

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign ‘safe third country’ deal

In a statement, Guatemala said the planned meeting between Morales and U.S. President Donald Trump this week had been postponed until the Guatemalan Constitutional Court had ruled on legal challenges. Last week, five former senior officials appealed to the...
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Longest-serving death row inmate gets granted a new hearing

HARRIS COUNTY - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has tossed out the death sentence of...
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Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott...

Governor Abbott Announces 35 Participating Counties For Seventh Week Of Save Our Seniors Initiative

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services...

Dow breaks 34k, S&P hits fresh record high on tech rally

The Dow industrials closed above 34,000 for the first time on Thursday (April 15) as the blue-chip benchmark and S&P 500 posted...

Rewards Offered for Two Fugitives Added to 10 Most Wanted List

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Tieon Lashad Legan, 25, (pictured left) and Jaime Alanis, 37,...