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Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 12:39 AM EST

Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

Citizenship and Immigration Services says it's resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under the Obama-era program that shields from deportation young immigrants brought to the U.S. as...

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 10:17 PM EST

ICE Releases DACA Student After He Mistakenly Enters Mexico

ICE Releases DACA Student After He Mistakenly Enters Mexico

A University of California, San Diego student who was in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody and facing deportation after making a wrong turn at the U.S.-Mexico border was released Friday, an...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 03:00 PM EST

Fact Check: The DACA Population Numbers

Fact Check: The DACA Population Numbers

President Donald Trump said he has “heard” varying numbers on the DACA population — from 650,000 to 3 million. In fact, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said there were 689,800 active DACA...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:58 PM EST

6 Senators Say They've Reached Immigration Deal

6 Senators Say They've Reached Immigration Deal

Three Republican and three Democratic senators said Thursday they'd reached an election-year accord to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and to bolster border security. But...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 03:08 PM EST

Attorney: Government Plans to Appeal Immigration Ruling

Attorney: Government Plans to Appeal Immigration Ruling

A lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice says the Trump administration plans to appeal a judge's ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants. DOJ attorney...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

Cancer Research Future in Limbo for Harvard 'Dreamer'

Cancer Research Future in Limbo for Harvard 'Dreamer'

Dalia Larios has dreamed of being a doctor since she was a child. "I wanted to help people every day and I wanted to find answers for the disease we didn't know about," Larios said. But since President Donald...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 03:40 PM EST

5 Mexican States Get US 'Do Not Travel' Warning

5 Mexican States Get US 'Do Not Travel' Warning

Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 07:54 AM EST

Honduras Next in Line for US Decision on Protected Migrants

Honduras Next in Line for US Decision on Protected Migrants

This week's news that the Trump administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 migrants from El Salvador is also rattling nerves in neighboring Honduras. A decision on the fate of more than...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 02:47 PM EST

Trump Suggests 2-Phase Immigration Deal for 'Dreamers'

Trump Suggests 2-Phase Immigration Deal for 'Dreamers'

Searching for a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration agreement could be reached in two phases — first by addressing young immigrants and...

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 09:20 PM EST

Salvadorans in US Face Uncertain Future

Salvadorans in US Face Uncertain Future

The announcement Monday that the U.S. plans to end temporary protections for Salvadorans residing in the U.S. filled many Savladoran families with anxiety, raising the possibility they will be forced to abandon...

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Women's March Rally Draws More Than 1,000 In Wynwood
Women's March Rally Draws More Than 1,000 In Wynwood

More than 1,000 activists gathered at a Women's March rally in Wynwood Sunday, waving signs and cheering for equal rights during the event aimed at expanding voter access and ending voter suppression...

Teen Fatally Shot In L.A. Fitness Parking Lot
Teen Fatally Shot In L.A. Fitness Parking Lot

Aventura police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened inside of an L.A. Fitness parking lot, according to a news release.

Pedestrian Crosses Tracks While Brightline Train Approaches
Pedestrian Crosses Tracks While Brightline Train Approaches

A South Florida resident had his camera rolling as two pedestrians walked across train tracks as a Brightline train was approaching the West Palm Beach station.

Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues
Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues

President Donald Trump’s first significant legislative achievement did not come until December, when Congress approved a $1.5 trillion tax bill that cut corporate and individual rates. But throughout Trump’s...

Woman Dies After Falling From Cruise Ship Balcony
Woman Dies After Falling From Cruise Ship Balcony

A woman aboard a Carnival Cruise Line ship died early Friday morning after falling from her cabin’s balcony, spokesperson Vance Gullisken confirmed.

What's Open, Closed During Government Shutdown
What's Open, Closed During Government Shutdown

The federal government shut down at midnight Friday, after Congress failed to pass a spending bill and finalize a budget plan. But what does that mean for you? Here’s what’s open and closed during a government...