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Month: July 2016

44 arrested in ICE’s “Operation 8 Ball”

The Homeland Security Investigations department of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted several simultaneous takedowns in collaboration with other local and federal law enforcement agencies on Wednesday. The operation, known as “8 Ball”, resulted in the arrest of as many as 44 people in Kissimmee and Mayaguez in Florida for allegedly participating in an illegal …

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Conventions highlight US immigration divide

The first day of the Democratic convention saw speeches delivered by pro-immigration activist US Representative, Luis Gutierrez, and a 10-year-old American girl afraid that her mother will be deported as an undocumented immigrant. This was in stark contrast to the tone of the Republican convention last week, which underlined the growing and seemingly insurmountable divide …

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Protesters support Sanders and decry DNC in Philadelphia

Hundreds of protestors spilt onto the streets of Philadelphia yesterday to protest the Democratic National Convention and support Senator Bernie Sanders after the revelation of emails showing DNC officials seemingly trying to put a stop to the Vermont Senator’s campaign for the Presidency in favor of Hillary Clinton. The Democratic National Convention opened yesterday afternoon …

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US immigration system faces new challenge from asylum seekers

With the difficulty of crossing the border into the United States or climbing the border fence undetected increasing, a growing number of immigrants are heading for official ports of entry to seek asylum. This has resulted in border enforcement being faced with a new challenge. The growth of those without legal status or those barred …

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