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Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities

In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while... Read more »

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Lawyers: Immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors

Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release,... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Jeb Bush says he is not 'an angry' conservative

Jeb Bush told pastors Monday that he is not an "angry" conservative but a "committed conservative" who, if elected president, would build a robust economy to lift people out of poverty, give... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Judge’s ruling unlikely to free immigrant families from detention soon: a Q&A

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A federal judge has ruled that hundreds of immigrant women and children held in U.S. detention facilities should be released because their detention violates conditions of a 1997 court settlement... Read more »

July 26, 2015

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San Francisco's Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom

For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city

There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump's 757 lifted off the tarmac. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Some 'sanctuary cities' fear lawsuits

The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Hispanics love me, Trump declares at Mexican border

Ever sure of himself, Donald Trump paid a visit to the Mexico border Thursday and predicted Hispanics would love him — "they already do" — because as president he'd grab jobs back from... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Trump-GOP feud escalates after rival goes after him

Donald Trump pushed back ever harder Tuesday against Republicans fed up with his provocations, disclosing one opponent's cell number in a fiery speech and lowering flags to half-staff on his... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Sen. Reid raps Republicans over response to Trump comments

Donald Trump's incendiary comments — and the GOP response — are proving political gold for Democrats. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Father of slain California woman urges immigration changes

The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along a San Francisco pier told Congress Tuesday they support changing the laws that allowed her alleged killer to remain in the... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Congress pursues legislative changes to immigration laws following pier shooting

Urged on by anguished testimony from the father of a murder victim, Congress plunged into a heated debate over immigration on Tuesday as GOP lawmakers vowed to shut down funding for so-called... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Tens of thousands fear deportation as US-Cuba relations thaw

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban... Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Republicans blast DHS head over San Francisco pier killing

Angry House Republicans blasted the Obama administration Tuesday over the release of an immigrant later charged with murder in San Francisco, and advanced legislation aimed at preventing such an... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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My view: Federal immigration laws distort Utah law, and we pay the price

The federal government should, in fact, draft, interpret, prioritize and enforce its laws as it sees fit. However, it should also defer to state interpretations of state laws. This is not happening... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Report: 1,800 immigrants re-arrested after release from jail

More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report... Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Chinese counterfeiter finds a comfortable life in California

The Chinese woman has a history of selling counterfeit luxury goods. She has been sued in the U.S. by eight luxury brands. She owes Chanel Inc. $6.9 million for selling products online under its name. Read more »

July 11, 2015

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After Trump drama, focus shifts to Miss USA contestants

For weeks the Miss USA pageant has been overshadowed by comments made by Donald Trump denigrating Mexican immigrants. But as women from across the country take the stage Sunday, organizers hope the... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Trump's immigration stance dividing GOP in Arizona ... again

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is drawing larger crowds as he continues to criticize immigration policies in stark language that has revealed a deep divide between immigration hawks... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Counterfeiter evades US lawsuits and gets green card

This could be the story of an American dream. An immigrant family builds a successful business and buys a four-bedroom house in a quiet neighborhood with good schools for their young son. But not... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Granite Refugee Center opens in South Salt Lake

The center was built to provide a helping hand to Utah refugees and their families with education services and other mentoring programs, the Granite School District says. Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Trump stands by statements on Mexican criminals entering US

Flanked by family members of people who said their relatives had been killed in the United States by immigrants who are in the country illegally, Donald Trump refused to back down from his remarks... Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Detained immigrants sue over getting $1 a day for work

Immigrants who were detained at a suburban Denver facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial... Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Despite GOP pressure, Trump not going away

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he's not going away. Read more »

July 9, 2015

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Bush: End sanctuary cities for immigrants in US illegally

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the federal government should deny aid to cities that harbor immigrants who are in the country illegally. Read more »

July 8, 2015

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