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First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP
August 25, 2020 - 11:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address Tuesday night as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings of the presidency to boost his reelection chances on the second night of the scaled-...
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Attorney Erin O'Neil-Baker and Wayzaro Walton
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
December 09, 2019 - 8:29 pm
"Where would I go? Where would I start? What's it like?" Longtime Hartford resident Wayzaro "Taz" Walton had those thoughts as she spent most of this year in ICE custody, facing deportation to England, the home country she left as a small child. Now, Walton, released from a New Hampshire prison...
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AP
December 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
A fourth person has been sentenced for his role in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted Central American immigrants as they exited buses New York, federal prosecutors said Monday.
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What Divides Us?
Todd Feinburg
December 09, 2019 - 8:25 am
Immigration is the topic as Todd talks to Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies, where she is the Director of Policy. Jessica describes the change from illegal border crossings to legal refugee border entry that has upended our border defenses and confused the politics of...
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Matt Dwyer
November 18, 2019 - 4:43 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man convicted in an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants at a bus station has been sentenced in Connecticut to eight years in prison. A federal judge in Bridgeport handed down the punishment Monday to 56-year-old Carlos Hernandez, who was one...
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AP
November 15, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) - A Yale University graduate student is trying to prevent the deportation of his mother to Honduras, a country where he says she won't get the medical treatment she needs as a survivor of stage-four cancer. Cristian Padilla Romero, a 24-year-old doctoral student, created an online...
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AP
November 11, 2019 - 4:18 pm
DERBY, Conn. (AP) - Immigration agents say a Connecticut court security officer tried to prevent them from entering a courthouse where they planned to detain a Jamaican man. The Hartford Courant reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents complain a judicial marshal attempted to...
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