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Déjà Vu: Trump asks US Supreme Court to review travel ban

 05/26/2017 - 03:30
Protestors hold banners during a demonstration against US President Donald J. Trump's policies, outside the US Embassy, Rome, Italy, 02 February 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

President Donald Trump"s administration will ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate decision upholding a stay blocking enforcement of an executive order barring visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries, the US attorney general said Thursday.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:15am
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Protestors hold banners during a demonstration against US President Donald J. Trump's policies, outside the US Embassy, Rome, Italy, 02 February 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

Veteran Latino lawmaker announces retirement from US Congress

 05/01/2017 - 16:12
Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas
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After 38 years representing South Florida in Congress, where she was the first Cuban-American representative in the lower house, the Republican will withdraw from legislative life, she said in an interview with the daily Miami Herald.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas

US strengthens measures against undocumented migrants

 04/12/2017 - 02:39
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Donald Trump administration will send more immigration judges to detention centers on the border with Mexico and greater efforts will be made to punish undocumented migrants who reenter the country after being deported.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:30am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams

US Attorney General slams 'sanctuary cities': No federal grant money without compliance

 03/28/2017 - 04:18
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R), with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L), responds to a question from the news media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

 Jeff Sessions on Monday urged the country's so-called "sanctuary cities" to once again begin cooperating with federal authorities to detain and deport undocumented migrants and immigrants who have committed crimes.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:15am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R), with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L), responds to a question from the news media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW