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  • Detroit judge halts deportations of Iraqi immigrants nationwide

    Detroit judge halts deportations of Iraqi immigrants nationwide

    A federal judge in Detroit on Monday put a temporary hold on the deportation of scores of Iraqi nationals swept up in immigration enforcement raids around the country in recent months. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith had already issued a 14-day stay of removal Thursday for at least 114 Iraqis...

  • Refugee advocates say even partial reinstatement of travel ban will cause hardship

    Refugee advocates say even partial reinstatement of travel ban will cause hardship

    Immigration and refugee advocates expressed disappointment Monday with the Supreme Court’s partial reinstatement of President Trump’s travel ban, saying even limited implementation could cause hardship to refugees and others seeking to travel to the United States from six affected Muslim-majority...

  • Street vendors launch citywide effort to clean up sidewalks

    Street vendors launch citywide effort to clean up sidewalks

    Natalia Garcia was cold. Her contact lenses chafed dryly against her eyes and the breeze from the rush-hour traffic wasn’t helping. As the morning sunlight caused the 87-year-old street vendor to blink, the cleanup was just beginning. “I wish I had my sunglasses,” Garcia said, dabbing her eye with...

  • Was Trump's travel ban targeted at Muslims? A federal appeals court zeroes in on the debate

    Was Trump's travel ban targeted at Muslims? A federal appeals court zeroes in on the debate

    A federal appeals court panel of three Democratic appointees grappled with questions Monday over how to determine whether President Trump’s revised travel ban was motivated by religious prejudice or national security. The judges of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, who listened to arguments...

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