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What happened in US Supreme Court’s ruling on DACA program

By ASTRID GALVAN The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a policy that protects immigrants who were brought to the country as children and allows them to work. The court on Thursday ruled President Donald Trump hadn’t taken proper steps to end the policy, which President Barack Obama established in 2012. Trump attempted to end the Deferred ...

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GOP pushes immigration bill as Democrats decry rules

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee upended the rules Thursday to advance a controversial immigration bill as chairman Lindsey Graham muscled through a detention bill that Democrats oppose. It’s one last battle, led by a top ally of President Donald Trump, before senators break for a long August recess and the ...

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Minnesota court sees burgeoning backlog of deportation cases

A person accused of a crime in the United States has a constitutional right to a speedy trial. But if you find yourself waiting for a hearing at the nondescript office building that serves as the federal immigration court in Bloomington, justice may not be swift.

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Trump’s immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don't go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with their families.

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