Immigration policy

FILE- This Jan. 3, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. The government is financed through Friday, Jan. 19, and another temporary spending bill is needed to prevent a partial government shutdown after that. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 17, 2018 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and legislation to avert a government shutdown (all times local): 10:49 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pressuring Democrats to back a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown and says "cool heads hopefully will prevail." The Wisconsin Republican is...
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FILE- This Jan. 3, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. The government is financed through Friday, Jan. 19, and another temporary spending bill is needed to prevent a partial government shutdown after that. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 16, 2018 - 9:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remained distant Tuesday, as House Republicans leaders turned their attention to building support for a backup plan: a stopgap funding bill to stave off the threat of an election-year...
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French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with members of police force during his visit to Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Macron traveled Tuesday to the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, the northern port of Calais, to lay out a "humane and tough" immigration policy that involved better behavior by security forces and closer cooperation with Britain. (Denis Charlet/Pool via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
CALAIS, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to Calais, the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanctions for security forces who overstep the...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pregnant immigrant teenager who told a judge that she was being prevented from having an abortion while in federal custody has been released, giving her the ability to obtain the procedure. The Trump administration said in a court filing Sunday that the 17-year-old had been...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump's use of a vulgar term to describe African countries has left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups in the U.S. scrambling to distance themselves from him. Trump used the vulgarity during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, with members of Congress in asking why the U.S. would want more immigrants from places such as Haiti and Africa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 13, 2018 - 5:23 am
DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America. Then its most prominent supporter told members of Congress...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump's use of a vulgar term to describe African countries has left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups in the U.S. scrambling to distance themselves from him. Trump used the vulgarity during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, with members of Congress in asking why the U.S. would want more immigrants from places such as Haiti and Africa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 13, 2018 - 2:02 am
DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America. Then its most prominent supporter told members of Congress...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks during an event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 13, 2018 - 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks during an event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 12, 2018 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks during an event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 12, 2018 - 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president...
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Sen. John McCain says all elected officials, including the president, must respect that people from all over the world have "made America great." The Arizona Republican's statement comes a day after...
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