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Now Trump goes after legal immigrants

The Trump administration issued a new rule change on Monday that allows immigration officials to deny green cards to immigrants in the country legally if they use federal benefits, such as food stamps or public housing. The rule change is intended to target poor...

3 Americans denied entry into U.S. by customs agents

Three researchers from the University of Texas at Austin, all American citizens, were denied reentry into the United States by Customs and Border Patrol agents earlier this month. The UT researchers were accompanying an unaccompanied minor seeking asylum at a port of...

ICE has detained an American citizen from Dallas

Francisco Erwin Galicia, 18, has been held in federal custody for three weeks, the Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday.  The paper reported he had a Texas ID, which means he had a social security number.  From the Morning News: Galan [his mother] said she...

Despite threats, immigration raids spare Houston, for now

Trump’s promised nationwide immigration raids never materialized on Sunday, despite Houston’s undoucmented population bracing for the worst. Immigrant rights groups, local reporters, and Houston’s Police Chief reported no signs of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...