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Key part of US residency program for investors set to expire

WASHINGTON (AP) — A program that has allowed wealthy foreign investors to obtain U.S. residency, and has long been the subject of complaints that it amounts to the wholesale selling of American citize...

Supreme Court says no right to hearing for some immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the government can indefinitely detain certain immigrants who say they will face persecution or torture if they are deported to their native coun...

Florida officers begin deploying to US-Mexico border

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A contingent of 50 law enforcement officers from Florida began deploying to the Mexican border Friday, as Gov. Ron DeSantis made true on his vow to heed calls from his fellow ...

Judge keeps India terror attack suspect in US custody

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Chicago businessman will remain in the United States as a federal judge in Los Angeles weighs whether he will be extradited to India for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai...

Back home: Biden has daunting to-do list after European tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is facing a formidable to-do list now that he’s back from his summit-filled trip to Europe, with pressing legislative challenges, foreign policy follow-up and a n...

Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison

DALLAS (AP) — Texas is transferring inmates from a state prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities, a prison system spokesman said Thursday. The prison system be...

Texas governor: State, crowdsourcing will fund border wall

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico, part of an ...

US ends strict Trump-era asylum rules for violence victims

The U.S. government on Wednesday ended two Trump administration policies that made it harder for immigrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum, especially Central Americans. Atto...

Governor: Texas building new border barrier; no details yet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has offered no details on his plans to construct new barrier along the border with Mexico while also launching an aggressive campaign to arrest m...

Deaths at sea highlight failings in Europe migration policy

CAIRO (AP) — As the waves pounded the gray rubber boat carrying more than 100 Africans hoping to reach Europe from Libya, those aboard dialed the number for migrants in distress frantically. In the se...

An unusual coalition as Supreme Court rules for immigrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices joined Thursday to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation in a case that the court said turned on the meaning of the shorte...

Supreme Court likely to bar some 'green card' applicants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared ready Monday to prevent thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons from applying to become permanent residents. The ...

Cities win immigration policing dispute with US government

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped its challenge to a court decision that said the federal government could not force two Rhode Island cities to turn local police into federal im...

Texas, Louisiana sue US government over deportation holds

DALLAS (AP) — Texas and Louisiana sued the federal government Tuesday alleging immigration authorities have declined to take custody of people who have been convicted of crimes and could be subject to...

'Very angry': Democrats face tough choices on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who long blistered the Trump administration's hard-line immigration policies are suddenly in a tough political bind. The Biden administration is respondi...