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Migration Surge From Central America Was Spurred, in Part, by Mexican Policies

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — From her home in Honduras, Maria Magdalena Ferrufino Nuñez learned that Mexico’s new president was helping the migrants who were heading north in search of a better life. “I heard that he was welcoming [...]

US immigration agents find ways around ‘sanctuary’ policies

PHOENIX (AP) – Two years after New Mexico’s largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from within. Staff members at the Bernalillo [...]

Mazie Hirono at SXSW: Trump’s rhetoric and policies ‘give me a lot of reasons to be vocal and visible’

Sen. Mazie Hirono called President Donald Trump a “liar,” “misogynist” and “an admitted sexual predator,” but stopped short of saying House Democrats should launch impeachment proceedings. | POLITICO screengrab Share on Facebook [...]

APNewsBreak: Senator wants review of Guard assault policies

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – One of Wisconsin’s top Republican legislators is demanding a review of the state National Guard’s sexual harassment and assault policies after meeting with a woman who alleges her sergeant touched her inappropriately. Senate [...]

Farmers nearing crisis push back on Trump trade policies

A farmer drives a tractor down a rural road on Jan. 17, 2019 near Ottawa, Ill. The next few weeks could be critical in shaping how 2019 will turn out for U.S. agriculture. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Trade Low prices, trade wars and [...]

Donald Trump’s push for more legal immigrants conflicts with policies, experts say

President Trump is raising eyebrows with his comment that he wants to boost legal immigration to the U.S. In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Mr. Trump declared, “I want people to come into our country, in the largest numbers [...]

Newest shutdown casualty: Trump’s own policies

Among other administration priorities, the government shutdown is hampering efforts by agencies such as EPA and the Interior department to unwind Obama-era energy regulations. | Brennan Linsley, File/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share [...]

Obama to rally for Indiana senator who backs Trump policies

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Former President Barack Obama’s national campaign tour to boost Democratic candidates takes an unusual path Sunday with an Indiana rally for Sen. Joe Donnelly, who has sounded more like Donald Trump while trying [...]

Kobach ties immigrant caravan to Kansas policies in debate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Republican Kris Kobach raised a migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an issue in his campaign for Kansas governor, suggesting that lax state immigration policies are helping to lure them north. Kobach, the Kansas [...]

Debt to dwarf U.S. economy long-term if current policies are extended: Watchdog

The United States’ long-term fiscal picture is so dire that if current policies continue, the national debt would be more than six times the size of the U.S. economy in 75 years, according to a report being released Thursday by a fiscal watchdog [...]