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New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration

The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000

At least 40,000 migrants who have reached the U.S. border with Mexico are on waiting lists for an initial attempt to seek asylum or are waiting for a court hearing in the U.S. after being sent back.
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Immigrants battle deportation fears in Harvey’s aftermath

The percentage of Latinos and Asians in the Houston area nearly doubled in 20 years, according to a 2015 report by the Migration Policy Institute, which also found the percentage of immigrants who are U.S. citizens to be well below the national average.

60 immigrants found in refrigerated truck trailer in Texas

Sixty immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint, federal officials said.

DHS discussed mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

The Department of Homeland Security says it was an idea that was never seriously considered.
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Latino and Hispanic community participate in national movement

Dozens of people came together in Downtown Wilmington Wednesday night to announce they are joining others across the country to participate in a day without Latinos and Hispanics.

Times Square Valentine’s Day sculpture to celebrate immigrants

The red and pink heart, which is about 10 feet high, incorporates 2015 census data. Thirty-three metal poles are inscribed to represent the national origins and shifting populations of foreign-born New York City residents.

Duke says it won’t release student records without subpoena

Duke University's top administrators are reminding students the school will not provide confidential records to law enforcement officials without a subpoena.

Caravan supporting Filipino workers stopping in NC

A national caravan traveling from New York to New Orleans in supports of Filipino migrant workers who have died or suffered injuries while working for Grand Isle Shipyard will stop in Chapel Hill.

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