Posts Tagged Immigration Laws

Activists File Lawsuit Challenging Trump Immigration Changes

Nurimaro Park, Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, Giancarla Rojas-Mendoza

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Nurimaro Park, 26, is one of about 800,000 people who had benefited from an Obama-era program that extended protections to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. Michael Pope reports.

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House Passes Goodlatte Bills to Crack Down on Sanctuary Cities and Undocumented Immigrants

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Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte of Roanoke says its time to crack down on undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities. (Credit: AP Photo / Manuel Balce Ceneta)

In Washington, the House of Representatives voted in favor of two immigration bills introduced by U.S Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-Roanoke). The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act passed 228 to 195, with three Democrats voting in favor and seven Republicans vote against. Kate’s Law passed 257 to 167, with 24 Democrats voting in favor and only one Republican voting against. Members of the Virginia delegation voted along party lines. Michael Pope has details.

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