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November 27, 2016
Special Report: Japan forces a harsh choice on children of migrant families
MATSUDO, Japan (Reuters) - Gursewak Singh composed his first letter to Japan's justice minister when he was 10 years old. Almost seven years...
November 27, 2016 - 11:41am
November 25, 2016
Central Americans surge north, hoping to reach U.S. before Trump inauguration
TEGUCIGALPA/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Central American countries warned on Thursday that large numbers of migrants have fled their poor, violent...
November 25, 2016 - 9:50am
November 18, 2016
Reader Opinion: Trump's promises
One thing that Donald Trump said has come true, that he was not going to take the $400,000 a year for being president. I guess maybe there is some law against being president for free or something, I don't know, but he has chosen to accept $1 a year. I think this really good because...
November 18, 2016 - 7:31pm
November 17, 2016
New York City mayor tells Trump about fear over his policies
NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday he told Donald Trump during a private meeting that fear is gripping communities in America's largest city over the U.S. president-elect's vows to crack down on illegal immigrants. The Democratic mayor...
November 17, 2016 - 9:45am
June 15, 2016
Reader Opinion: Elections
I don't want illegal Mexicans or Muslims in my country. I think the NAACP is outdated and affirmative action doesn't work. Does that make me racist? I want the security and safety of this country above anything else. Mass deportation? One of the candidates has stated he wants those...
June 15, 2016 - 8:12pm
March 26, 2015
WSJ: Wisconsin's Scott Walker changes stance on illegal immigrants
WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) - Likely 2016 Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Scott Walker has shifted his stance on illegal immigrants, backing the notion of letting them remain in the United States and eventually become eligible for citizenship, the Wall Street Journal reported...
March 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
March 23, 2015
Two men admit hiring illegal immigrants for twin cities area restaurants
ST. PAUL - Two men have pleaded guilty to hiring people who couldn't work in the country legally for two Twin Cities-area restaurants. Restaurant owner Ming Guo, 46, and one of his managers, Bijian Weng, 26 were charged in January with hiring 10 or more of the workers for the Hibachi...
March 23, 2015 - 9:38am
September 17, 2014
Soldier accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants
Sept 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier has been accused of smuggling two undocumented immigrants across the Texas-Mexico border while in uniform, according to a federal criminal complaint. Eric Alexander Rodriguez, 20, a private in the Army, was charged with felony "bringing in...
September 17, 2014 - 1:38pm
September 10, 2014
'Armed patriots': Private citizens out to secure the U.S. border
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a man named Will...
September 10, 2014 - 12:54pm
August 7, 2014
Americans worry that illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy
KINGSTON New Hampshire (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama considers sidestepping Congress to loosen U.S. immigration policy, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Americans are deeply worried that illegal immigration is threatening the nation's culture and economy. Seventy percent of Americans...
August 7, 2014 - 10:51am
July 25, 2014
Minnesota non-profits aim to help young Central Americans
Some of the Central American children fleeing violence in their home countries have been released to relatives in Minnesota and state leaders and non-profit groups are preparing for the possibility of more arrivals. The U.S. government estimates 90,000 children traveling alone...
July 25, 2014 - 10:35am
June 22, 2014
White House announces steps to address immigrant surge
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday stepped up efforts to slow the flow of illegal children into the country, expanding the government's ability to process and deport people and announcing new funding to boost security in crime-plagued Central American countries. The...
June 22, 2014 - 7:42pm
Mayors call on Congress to tackle illegal immigration
DALLAS (Reuters) - U.S. mayors on Sunday called for Congress to draw up bipartisan legislation to address a surge of illegal immigrants into the United States and asked for help to ease the resulting financial burden on local governments. The U.S. Conference of Mayors said at their...
June 22, 2014 - 7:37pm
South Texas lawmaker calls for inquiry into mass immigrant graves
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A state senator from South Texas called on Saturday for an investigation into recently discovered mass graves containing the bodies of apparent illegal immigrants believed to have been buried by a funeral home paid by the local county government. The grisly...
June 22, 2014 - 7:56am
June 6, 2014
Air Force base in Texas shelters wave of immigrant children
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE Texas (Reuters) - A half-century-old section of a U.S. Air Force base in Texas has been transformed into a holding and processing center for thousands of children illegally crossing the border from Central and South America without adults. Among those children...
June 6, 2014 - 12:19pm