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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

WASHINGTON | Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally’

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the travel ban that was upheld … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 10:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says he hopes a legal battle over an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation goes to the Supreme Court. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday decided to keep in place … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ONE OF AMERICA’S SAFEST CITIES GRIEVES Hundreds of people gathered in Thousand Oaks, California to mourn the dozen people killed by a Marine veteran at the packed Borderline Bar & Grill. CALIFORNIA GUNMAN WAS VOLATILE BUT PASSED MENTAL … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distortions on immigration

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump peddled distorted theories and bogus numbers on immigration as he attempted to stir up voters’ worries about a migrant procession in Mexico, and he also used the campaign’s final days to claim economic gains for minorities that have not been achieved. A look at 11th hour rhetoric before the elections Tuesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distortions on immigration

SAN DIEGO | AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats

SAN DIEGO — President Donald Trump tweeted an ad that blames Democrats for allowing a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally to kill two police officers in Northern California in 2014 in methamphetamine-fueled attacks. Luis Bracamontes was sentenced to death. The ad shows video of Bracamontes saying in court that he wished he … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats

TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach echoes Trump on citizenship issue in hot Kansas race

TOPEKA, Kan.  — Republican candidate Kris Kobach on Wednesday echoed President Donald Trump’s assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally, intensifying a focus on immigration in the final days of a close Kansas governor’s race. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, is Trump’s biggest political … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach echoes Trump on citizenship issue in hot Kansas race

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence discusses changing birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says potentially changing birthright citizenship is part of the Trump administration’s broad look at U.S. laws that draw people into the country illegally. Pence said Tuesday the administration is looking at action that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence discusses changing birthright citizenship