Supporters erupted in applause and tears Wednesday as New York lawmakers passed their own version of the DREAM Act. The measure shares the same name -- but is different from -- the DREAM Act that's failed to pass in Washington for years. Unlike the proposed federal measure, which would give conditional green cards to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, New York's version is more narrowly focused on another battleground in the immigration debate: college...WPLG
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "Honduras is doing nothing" to stop migrant caravans from coming toward the US, less than a day after Vice President Mike Pence praised Honduras for its efforts to stop caravans. "Honduras is doing nothing for us. Guatemala is doing nothing for us. El Salvador is doing nothing for us," Trump said during a White House roundtable on immigration. The President has been a frequent critic of granting foreign aid to Central American countries and has...WPLG
The Democratic-led State legislature waded into the battle over immigrants’ rights, passing the Dream Act to secure financial aid for undocumented students.www.nytimes.com
Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about the proposedABC News
U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to cut off aid to three Central American countries on Wednesday in response to what he said was a new wave of immigrants headed toward the United States from those countries.IN
U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to cut off aid to three Central American countries on Wednesday in response to what he said was a new wave of immigrants headed toward the United States from those countries.U.S.
The latest on the pope's visit to Panama (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Panama where he is to offer encouragement to young people gathered for World Youth Day 2019. The pontiff's plane touched down Wednesday afternoon in the Panamanian capital. He was metABC News
The White House will hold a meeting with Latino stakeholder organizations Thursday afternoon to discuss immigration reform, which could lead to a potential deal to end the government shutdown, a source familiar with the meeting tells CNN. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is scheduled to attend the meeting, which will include the League of United Latin American Citizens, the LIBRE Initiative and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, according to the source. News of the meeting comes as the...WPLG
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would do an alternative event to the traditional State of the Union address before the U.S. Congress after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent him a letter that her chamber would not sign off on the annual speech during the partial government shutdown.U.S.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would do an alternative event to the traditional State of the Union address before the U.S. Congress after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent him a letter that her chamber would not sign off on the annual speech during the partial government shutdown.IN
Lately, lefties can’t seem to stop flipping off everyone and everything. Christian schools, fast food banquets, innocent Catholic teenagers, innocent unborn infants -- they’ve all gotten the bird from increasingly unhinged progressives recently.NewsBusters
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told President Donald Trump on Wednesday that he may not deliver a State of the Union speech in the chamber of the House of Representatives until the 33-day-old partial government shutdown has ended.IN
Amazon.com Inc spent $14.19 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, according to a regulatory filing, beating its year-ago record, as large U.S. technology companies pushed back on issues such as privacy, immigration and new tariffs.in.reuters.com
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday informed President Donald Trump that he will not be allowed to deliver an annual State of the Union address in the House chamber until a partial government shutdown ends.U.S.
Democratic leaders said they were prepared to match the amount requested by President Trump, but only if the money was used for security measures like drones and refitted ports of entry — not a wall.www.nytimes.com
The longest U.S. government shutdown in history reached its 33rd day on Wednesday with most of the 800,000 employees who have been furloughed or are working without pay poised to miss their second paychecks.U.S.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he looks forward to delivering a State of the Union address before the U.S. Congress as scheduled on Jan. 29 in the chamber of the House of Representatives despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request that he delay it due to the government shutdown.U.S.
Pope Francis has arrived in Panama where he is to offer encouragement to young people gathered for World Youth Day 2019www.washingtonpost.com
Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday that House Democrats would be discussing "substantial sums of additional money" for border security as a partial government shutdown stretches into its 33rd day.U.S.
As the White House and Congress fail to find a solution to end the government shutdown, surveys suggest Americans seek an end to the stalemate — and largely blame Trump for it.CNBC
The No. 3 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday raised the possibility of approving $5.7 billion in funding to secure the U.S. border though various means but not by building a wall.U.S.
New York lawmakers have voted to extend state financial aid to students brought into the country illegally as children. The Senate passed the so-called Dream Act on Wednesday, followed quicklythenewstribune
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Wednesday he did not see any risk of a credit downgrade for the United States amid the partial government shutdown because the country's overall economy remained strong.U.S.
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