June 28, 2016

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10 things to know, Friday, June 24

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. British politics in chaos as UK votes to exit EU The vote to leave the European Union, after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, shatters the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago Read More…

‘We’re going to keep fighting’: Immigrants press on in face of Supreme Court ruling

NEW YORK — After learning the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration plan that would protect her from being deported, Marta Gualotuna could barely speak through her tears. “This decision is very, very painful for me,” Gualotuna, 57, said in Spanish through a translator. The Ecuadorian immigrant had hoped the court would uphold President Barack Read More…

Deadlock on immigration another chapter in Obama’s turbulent history with Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — By deadlocking on President Barack Obama’s immigration program, the Supreme Court not only scuttled a policy the White House hoped would be a cornerstone of the president’s legacy — it added another chapter to Obama’s turbulent history with the court and delivered a reminder that there’s more to come. In Obama’s final seven Read More…

BREAKING: Supreme Court deadlocks, effectively blocking Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON — A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in place the Read More…

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…