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More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention

The AP’s review didn't find evidence of mass hysterectomies as alleged in a widely shared complaint filed by a nurse at the detention center.

Supreme Court blocks President Trump’s effort to wind down DACA program

The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a blow to President Trump's immigration agenda, ruling the administration's attempt to dismantle an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation was unlawful.

Seafood industry visa fix in question after virus outbreak

With the aid of lawmakers, seafood businesses in Maryland, Virginia, Alaska and North Carolina last month won federal approval of an additional 35,000 visas for non-immigrant workers, but the timing couldn’t have been worse.

President Trump says he’ll temporarily ban immigration

President Trump tweeted late Monday that amid the coronavirus pandemic, he plans to sign an executive order that will temporarily halt immigration. 

Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.

US to start collecting DNA from people detained at border

The U.S. government on Monday launched a pilot program to collect DNA from people in immigration custody and submit it to the FBI, with plans to expand across its entire borders with Canada and Mexico.

Homeland Security, ICE leaders focus on detainer refusals

The Trump administration’s leaders on immigration enforcement are traveling to North Carolina, where state Republican leaders and Democrats are at odds over inmate-holding policies by sheriffs.

NC woman gets prison for hiding foreign athletes from ICE

The founder of a now-defunct private school in North Carolina has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hiding foreign student-athletes from federal immigration authorities.

ICE agents arrest man released by North Carolina sheriff

Federal agents have arrested a Mexican citizen who was released by a North Carolina sheriff's office after he was convicted and sentenced for a drunken driving death in January.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.