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AP:  Trump Admin Weighs Shifting Billions More for Border Wall By The Associated Press

Trump Admin Weighs Shifting Billions More for Border Wall By The Associated Press Jan. 14, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is weighing whether to shift billions more in military funding to build the border wall after already moving more than $6 billion, prompting a fresh round of criticism from lawmakers. But senior administration officials  Read more→

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The Washington Post:  White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban   By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro and Jill Colvin | AP WASHINGTON — The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations. A document outlining  Read more→

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CBS:  U.S. collecting DNA samples from some migrants — including teens — in first stage of program

U.S. collecting DNA samples from some migrants — including teens — in first stage of program By Camilo Montoya-Galvez January 7, 2020 / 2:16 AM / CBS News Washington — The Trump administration began implementing a pilot program Monday to collect DNA samples from certain migrants and immigrants in U.S. immigration custody, including teenagers and  Read more→

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The New York Times:  U.S. Stops Dozens of Iranian-Americans Returning From Canada

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Mike Baker and Mariel Padilla Jan. 5, 2020 WASHINGTON — Dozens of Iranians and Iranian-Americans were held for hours at Washington State’s border with Canada over the weekend as the Department of Homeland Security ramped up security at border ports after Iran threatened to retaliate against the United States for the strike  Read more→

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN $74,290 IN BACK WAGES AND PENALTIES FOR H-2B VIOLATIONS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN $74,290 IN BACK WAGES AND PENALTIES FOR H-2B VIOLATIONS MOUNT PLEASANT, PA – Silvis Group Inc. – a Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, landscaping company – has entered consent findings with the U.S. Department of Labor requiring payment of $74,290 in back wages and penalties for violating the labor provisions  Read more→

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The Washington Post: Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers — a year after its use of illegal labor was revealed

Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers — a year after its use of illegal labor was revealed Omar Miranda, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, in his home in Charlottesville. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) By Joshua Partlow and closeJoshua PartlowNational and foreign affairs. Former correspondent focusing on Latin America and the Middle East. EmailEmailBioBioFollowFollowDavid A. Fahrenthold closeDavid A.  Read more→

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The Washington Post: Miller remains undaunted as emails tie him to white nationalists

Impeachment InquiryWhite HouseCongressPollingThe TrailerFact CheckerThe FixPolitics White House adviser Stephen Miller remains undaunted after leak of emails tying him to white nationalist talking points White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Nov. 14, 2019, to leave Washington with President Trump to visit Louisiana. (Tom  Read more→

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ProPublica:   Administration Was Ordered to Let These Migrants Seek Asylum. It Didn’t Tell the Judges Hearing Their Case

ProPublica:  The Trump Administration Was Ordered to Let These Migrants Seek Asylum. It Didn’t Tell the Judges Hearing Their Case by Dara Lind Nov. 22, 2:26 p.m. EST The Trump administration appears not to have informed immigration judges or prosecutors about a federal court ruling this week that ordered it not to block asylum for  Read more→

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