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SAN FRANCISCO | Slain police officer called ‘American hero’ at his funeral

SAN FRANCISCO  — Jan 05, 2019— A California police officer who was killed in the line of duty was hailed Saturday as a “Fiji-born American hero” who made the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country. At a funeral held for Cpl. Ronil (row-neel) Singh, mourners remembered the 33-year-old officer as a hard-working immigrant who worked … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Slain police officer called ‘American hero’ at his funeral

SAN DIEGO | ‘Zero-tolerance’ immigration policy hits snag in California

SAN DIEGO— One by one, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo called the names of 14 defendants who were charged with entering the country illegally. Defense attorneys told him the government had already deported them to Mexico, making it impossible for them to appear. In a rebuke to the government, the judge immediately dismissed all charges … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | ‘Zero-tolerance’ immigration policy hits snag in California

BOSTON | Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses

BOSTON — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit halls of justice without fearing they will be detained. Nearly 70 former judges from 23 states — including … Continue reading BOSTON | Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses

CHICAGO | Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

CHICAGO — The nation’s first teachers’ strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally. The Chicago Teachers Union said more than 500 teachers will return to classes Monday at Acero’s 15 schools … Continue reading CHICAGO | Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

NEW YORK | Lawyer: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

NEW YORK — Two women who cleaned rooms set aside for President Donald Trump at one of his golf resorts in New Jersey say they used false papers to get hired, their supervisors knew it and that many employees there also lack legal documents. Anibal Romero, a lawyer representing Victorina Morales and Sandra Diaz, said … Continue reading NEW YORK | Lawyer: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mangled truths on Russia probe, Cohen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump can’t seem to get his facts straight when it comes to the Russia investigation. Facing pressure as his former advisers are caught lying by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump is launching fresh attacks on the probe as politically biased and Mueller as hopelessly “conflicted.” This runs counter to ethics experts … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mangled truths on Russia probe, Cohen

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s thin grasp of trade, science policy

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump floated the idea this past week of using tariffs to make America rich, as if these taxes are a pipeline of cash from Asia, which they’re not. He displayed a slippery grasp of science as well as trade policy as he set about trying to discredit his White House report on … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s thin grasp of trade, science policy

WASHINGTON | Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked the same powers he used last year to impose a travel ban that was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court