May 2, 2016

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10 things to know, Monday, May 2

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What is driving immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship In interviews, many say the fear of Donald Trump becoming president is a motivating factor for longtime immigrants to apply for citizenship in order to vote. 2. Migrant Read More…

Naturalization applications leap amid fears of Trump presidency

MIAMI — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. Ospina has spent almost half his life in the U.S. after emigrating from his native Colombia, becoming eligible for citizenship in 1990. But with Donald Trump Read More…

Federal data shows many immigrant children end up with adults in U.S. illegally

LOS ANGELES — The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press show. The government has long said that it places the children with family and friends regardless of immigration status. Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, April 18

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Fights loom after Brazil’s lower chamber OKs impeachment proceedings The measure now goes to the Senate, which must decide if it will try democratically elected President Dilma Rousseff for alleged fiscal irregularities. 2. Quake death toll above Read More…

U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Obama immigration policy

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in the country illegally. The Obama administration is asking the justices in arguments Monday to allow it to put in place two programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, April 14

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. Where the presidential campaign is headed The entire presidential field descends on America’s largest city. Donald Trump hopes New York marks an end to the worst period of his candidacy, while Democrats prepare to debate in Brooklyn. Read More…

Supreme Court to take up case of Obama immigration programs

WASHINGTON — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them the legal right Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, Jan. 20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Oldest Christian monastery in Iraq razed Satellite photos obtained by The AP reveal yet another victim, this one stood for 1400 years, of the Islamic State group’s relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers heretical. 2. 20 Read More…

Supreme Court could give Obama last chance on immigration

WASHINGTON — After seven years, 2 million-plus deportations, two executive actions and 720,000 “Dreamers,” the bottom line on President Barack Obama’s immigration record still remains an open question for many immigrants and their advocates. In the end, the Supreme Court may fill in the blank. By agreeing to hear a challenge to Obama’s immigration plan, Read More…

Trump’s comments escalate Republican rhetoric on Muslims

WASHINGTON — Amid fear of terrorism, the Republican candidates for president for months have escalated their rhetoric about the place of Muslims in the United States. A Muslim shouldn’t be president. Muslims fleeing war-torn Syria and Iraq should be barred from the country. Mosques should be placed under surveillance and shut down if people are Read More…