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At issue: How should cases proceed and what should happen to the more than 2,000 immigrant minors already detained in light of the president’s executive order?
The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.
Trump held a wide-ranging news conference on the White House lawn Friday morning, saying the threat of nuclear war with North Korea is “largely solved.”
With Congress in a heated immigration debate, the Ohio Valley region is adding to its immigration courts. Sources within the Justice Department say Kentucky will have a new immigration court operating in Louisville as soon as April, and Ohio is adding additional judges to handle deportations and other immigration cases. Recent immigration changes and heated… Read More
The Trump administration called for five new detention facilities to be built and operated by private prison corporations. Just one facility in Texas will cost taxpayers $44 million per year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A woman trying to avoid being deported to Mexico and separated from her U.S.-citizen children has moved into an Ohio church offering her sanctuary in a symbolic gesture. The Columbus Dispatch reports 39-year-old Edith Espinal and the Columbus Mennonite Church hope U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will honor guidance issued during… Read More
More than 200 Ohio clergy members are calling on Attorney General Mike DeWine to withdraw Ohio from a lawsuit attempting to block President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. These state faith leaders say blocking Obama’s order shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is an assault on family values. Clergy members submitted a letter to… Read More