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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

Sessions Targets Four 'Sanctuary Cities' for Punishment

Sessions Targets Four 'Sanctuary Cities' for Punishment

Four U.S. cities have a "last chance" to prove to the Justice Department that they aren't "sanctuary cities," before losing millions of dollars in funding, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday. NBC...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 04:08 PM EDT

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

The 40-year-old found sanctuary at the United Methodist Church on Broad and Arch streets shortly after President Donald Trump was elected into office.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 11:41 AM EDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 03:14 PM EDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:27 PM EDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:51 PM EDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:10 AM EDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

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Locked in a 7-Eleven: Women Scuffle With Patrons, Officer
Locked in a 7-Eleven: Women Scuffle With Patrons, Officer

A 7-Eleven clerk locked two women inside his Frankford store over suspicion they shoplifted from the store the day before. That move escalated into vandalism and a scuffle with police.

9 Charged in Alleged Multimillion Street Numbers Ring
9 Charged in Alleged Multimillion Street Numbers Ring

A Philadelphia family and several others stand charged with running a street gambling ring which spanned the city and generated multimillion dollars for its organizer, the Philadelphia district attorney said...

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How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future

The destruction of Puerto Rico's power grid has brought new focus on the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and how the electricity system could be rebuilt in a more resilient way that takes advantage...

Why Embiid Doesn't 'Feel Like an NBA Player' Just Yet
Why Embiid Doesn't 'Feel Like an NBA Player' Just Yet

No back-to-backs just yet for Joel Embiid, who just wants to "feel like an NBA player," but will he get into back-to-backs this season? By Jessica Camerato