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New Immigration Sweep Launched in LA

Federal officials are conducting an immigration enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area, with more than 100 suspected undocumented immigrants detained so far. The sweep, which started on Sunday, focuses on immigrants who threaten border security, national security, and/or public safety, according to Sarah Rodriguez, the spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In a …

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Trump Immigration Plan Supported by Senate Republican Majority Leader

On Tuesday, Republicans in the Senate increased the pressure on Democrats to agree with President Donald Trump’s plans for a wall on the border between Mexico and the US, as well as tougher immigration laws in general, to pass a bipartisan deal to help the young undocumented immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’. Republican Senate Majority Leader, …

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Immigration Deal Will Not Be Easy, Schumer Says

Finding a compromise between the Republican and Democratic parties on the issue of immigration will not be easy, according to Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer. Schumer, who made the comments during the McConnell Center Distinguished Speakers Series, held at the University of Louisville on Monday, said that both parties are, however, determined to try because …

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Immigration Talks Promised, as Efforts to Avert Shutdown Continue

With lawmakers in the US attempting to secure the votes they need to pass a spending bill to prevent another government shutdown, House Speaker, Paul Ryan, has been attempting to pacify Democrats by claiming that a bill on immigration is the next major priority. Nancy Pelosi, the leading House Democrat, has threatened to block the …

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