Immigration Headlines

  • New York lawmakers just passed their own 'DREAM Act'

    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...

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  • Trump contradicts Pence on Honduras' role stalling migrant caravans

    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...

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  • New York Approves Aid for Undocumented Students in Latest Rebuke to Trump on Immigration

    The Democratic-led State legislature waded into the battle over immigrants’ rights, passing the Dream Act to secure financial aid for undocumented students.

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  • Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

    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 proposed

    ABC News
  • Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador over caravans

    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.

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  • Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador over caravans

    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.