Immigration policy

Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House Republican factions searched for an immigration compromise on May 21 as some conservatives warned of consequences for Speaker Paul Ryan if he allowed party moderates to push a bipartisan bill through the chamber without strong GOP support. The talks occurred as centrist Republicans remained five GOP signatures away from being able to force party leaders to hold votes on a series of immigration bills. Should they succeed, it would launch a process in which the likely outcome seemed to be passage of a middle-ground measure backed by a handful of Republicans and all Democrats. Ryan has said he will avert that outcome, though it’s unclear how, and many conservatives consider it intolerable. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2018 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of warring House Republican factions searched for an immigration compromise Monday as some conservatives warned of consequences for Speaker Paul Ryan if he allowed party moderates to push a bipartisan bill through the chamber without strong GOP support. The talks occurred...
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, left, accompanied by President Donald Trump, right, speaks during a meeting with governors in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018, to discuss border security and restoring safe communities. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 21, 2018 - 7:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security and deporting people in the U.S. illegally. Trump says the nation's immigration laws are the worst of anywhere in the world,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 18, 2018 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 6:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is tweeting that he only used the word "animals" to describe immigrants who are gang members. Trump has been under fire for comments he made Wednesday while railing against...
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May 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills, two GOP lawmakers said Thursday, a move they hope would resolve an internal battle over an issue that threatens to worsen party divisions as the election season heats up. Under the still-evolving...
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President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hammered California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, in what appeared to be his latest push to embolden his base leading into the midterm elections. As the debate over immigration heats up on Capitol Hill, Trump surrounded...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump unloaded on Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting Wednesday, May 9, 2018, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen for failing to do enough to stop them, according to people familiar with the exchange. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 11, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated Cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has grown increasingly frustrated by a spike in border apprehensions and legal...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Ryan lauded the release of three Americans by North Korea as a good faith gesture ahead of talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, focused on possibly eliminating that country's nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 10, 2018 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan mocked an effort by breakaway Republicans to force election-year votes on rival immigration proposals as a drive that would produce "show ponies," not legislation the president would sign into law. Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday that since he's been unable to craft...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, immigration advocates hold a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue’s path to the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 10, 2018 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, members of Ce Atl, an Aztec-inspired spiritual and cultural preservation group, dance near the front of a march for worker and immigrant rights at a May Day event in Seattle. The Donald Trump era has been everything that immigrant rights’ groups feared, but while they are taking to the streets again for May Day rallies in solidarity with those around the world, their focus this year is less on a huge turnout on a Tuesday in May than the first Tuesday in November. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 01, 2018 - 2:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants say President Donald Trump's administration has become almost everything they feared, but while they rally across the United States on May Day, their focus is less on huge turnout Tuesday than on the first Tuesday in November. Marches and other demonstrations for labor...
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A two-year-old child from Honduras gets treatment for an ear infection after sleeping in the open in front of the El Chaparral port of entry, in Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, April 30, 2018. About 200 people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers waited on the Mexican border with San Diego for a second straight day on Monday to turn themselves in to U.S. border inspectors, who said the nation's busiest crossing facility did not have enough space to accommodate them. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
April 30, 2018 - 11:10 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States (all times local): 8 p.m. Central Americans who traveled in a caravan through Mexico to the border with San Diego have begun turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to seek asylum in a...
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