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Mexican airline offers to reunite immigrant families for free

11 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

A Mexican airline is offering free flights for families who get separated by President Trump's “zero tolerance” immigration policy. “It hurts us to see these children without their parents and it is our vocation to reunite them,” tweeted Controladora Vuela Cia de Aviacion, also known as Volaris. The airline has agreed to work with authorities...
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Suit could reunite families separated by Trump policy

Suit could reunite families separated by Trump policy

11 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Immigrant rights advocates are banking on a lawsuit pending in San Diego to force the Trump administration to reunite immigrant parents with thousands of children separated from them at the border, but the judge handling the case signaled on Friday that he did not plan to take action until next Wednesday at the earliest. During a telephone hearing, a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union implored U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw to act quickly to mitigate the damage being done by the surge in family separations caused after the Trump administration initiated a zero-tolerance...
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Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Alabama's abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it. Read more ...

Trump's Border Wall Plan Sees a Hiccup

Trump's Border Wall Plan Sees a Hiccup

A federal judge blocked President Trump this week from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. US... Read more ...

1,500 more U.S. troops headed to the Middle East

1,500 more U.S. troops headed to the Middle East

The Pentagon Friday approved the deployment of 1,500 more troops to the Middle East as tensions continue over threats to U.S. forces by Iran or its proxies, President Donald... Read more ...

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump's plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The preliminary injunction issued Friday blocks... Read more ...

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside two lower court rulings tossing out congressional maps in Michigan and Ohio, putting the process of redrawing district lines on hold while... Read more ...

Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

The Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services resigned from his post Friday at President Donald Trump's request, according to his resignation letter. Francis Cissna... Read more ...

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more ...

Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales. Read more ...

The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

The indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, announced Thursday , has the potential to trigger a First Amendment brawl the Department of Justice... Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Nixing Health Care Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Nixing Health Care Protections For Transgender People

The announcement comes just days after the Trump administration proposed removing homeless shelter protections for transgender people. Read more ...