Illegal immigrants

Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

SAN FRANCISCO – Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, was shouted down Monday by young immigrants at an event in her hometown of San Francisco to drum up support for legislation that...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

US immigrants sue over Trump’s end of deportation protection

SAN FRANCISCO – Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

California challenges Trump’s end to young immigrant program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation, saying it would be especially hard hit...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump’s sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes

CHICAGO – From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Fearful immigrants are offered anti-deportation training

NEW YORK – Don’t open the front door if immigration officials knock. If you are taken into custody, tell them your name and nothing else. Definitely don’t sign anything. That is some of the advice...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Hundreds drown in Mediterranean

More than 700 migrants and asylum seekers likely died in the Mediterranean Sea last week, aid and refugee agencies said Sunday, most of them attempting to flee the Libyan coast for Italy in the...

DATE: May 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Immigrant licenses jump before law change in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – The number of immigrants seeking driver’s licenses in New Mexico surged during the first three months of the year as lawmakers debated changes to a long-contested policy that allowed...

DATE: May 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Immigrant driver’s license bill advances

DENVER – A Colorado House committee on Wednesday advanced legislation that would expand an immigrant driver’s license program. The bill comes after Republicans last year blocked a request to keep...

DATE: April 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

EU begins shipping migrants in Greece back to Turkey

ATHENS, Greece – A controversial European Union plan to stem the flow of refugees began Monday with the deportation of more than 200 people from Greek islands to Turkey, despite concerns over human...

DATE: April 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Deportation of migrants from Greece to Turkey starts Monday

ATHENS, Greece – An agreement between the European Union and Turkey to deport migrants currently on Greek islands back to the Turkish mainland is to take effect Monday morning, but the operation is...

DATE: April 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Campaign seeks funding for immigrants’ licenses

DENVER – Immigrant-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives immigrants living in Colorado illegally the opportunity to get a driver’s license or state ID. Jennifer Piper,...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Battle looms over immigrant driver’s licenses in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado immigrant advocates frustrated over long waiting periods for people who want driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status vowed to pressure lawmakers in the coming months to...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News