In the our news wrap Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. House pushed through two bills on illegal immigration, including one that blocks some federal funding for so-called sanctuary cities. Also, Senate Republican leaders struggled again to revise their health care…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Trump often railed against illegal immigration during his presidential campaign; his support for tougher immigration policies is crucial to his voting base.
By Sudhin Thanawala and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
The Trump administration filed court papers aimed at getting a judge to reconsider his ruling blocking the president's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
Some city and state officials are trying to calm immigrants’ fear with legislation to prohibit arrests in courthouses, schools, workplaces and other spots where immigrants gather.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader…
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
The Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law, saying that requiring officers to help enforce U.S. immigration law will fan distrust of the police by the state's many Hispanics.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill in a live broadcast on Facebook.
By Joshua Barajas, Gretchen Frazee
Bill supporters said sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with the nation’s immigration laws enable immigrants to commit crimes before they’re deported. Immigrant advocates said the bill has some of the nation’s toughest penalties, adding that it's comparable to Arizona's…
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Health officials in sanctuary cities are worried Trump's hard stance on immigration could put funding for their programs in jeopardy.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Trump administration offered a tax reform plan that includes cutting corporate tax rates to 15 percent from 35 percent, consolidate income tax brackets, double the standard deduction and repeal the estate tax. Also, Congress…
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