ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 05/20 — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade.
DENVER (AP) 05/18 — What was supposed to be a joyous homecoming for a Colorado man whose 98-year prison term was cut short turned to heartache when he was detained by immigration officials just as he was set to be released.
ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/09 — The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country.
PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 05/08 — Texas charged to the forefront of the national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called “sanctuary cities”
PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 05/04 — What to know about a Texas bill targeting so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ that is heading to the desk of Republican Gov.
ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) 05/03 — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires.
CLAUDIA TORRENS, FRANK ELTMAN and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) 04/28 — Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns,
WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 04/27 — The Republican-controlled Texas House approved early Thursday a strict ban on “sanctuary cities” in the country’s second-largest state,
SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/26 — For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump’s own language against him.
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Pres WASHINGTON (AP) 04/22 — The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities,
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 04/15 — Through Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, the top federal prosecutor on California’s border with Mexico has resisted going after people caught entering the U.S.
AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 04/15 — Authorities in Minnesota have filed child protection petitions for two 7-year-old girls who prosecutors say were brought to Michigan by their mothers for a genital mutilation procedure.
NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press MCALLEN, Texas (AP) 04/05 — Just five people were eating dinner on a recent weeknight at a Texas church that is a stopping point for newly arrived immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 04/04 — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under “hostile attack.”
SOPHIA BOLLAG, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/01 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly have defended federal agents who make immigration arrests at courthouses after California’s top judge asked them to stop,
ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/21 — The U.S. government is ordering passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from a handful of mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to pack electronic devices other than cellphones in their checked bagged.
PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/19 — A bill that Republicans say would crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities” in Texas is inching toward Gov.
ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/19 — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through,
JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 03/18 — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical “smart Chinese kid that got straight As.”
BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press GREENBELT, Md. (AP) 03/16 — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was dealt another legal setback Thursday when a federal judge in Maryland rejected the prohibition against six predominantly Muslim countries.