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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Court-appointed lawyers said Tuesday that they have been unable to find parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. border with Mexico early in the Trump administration. The children were separated between July 1, 2017, and June 26, 2018, when a federal judge in San Diego ordered that children […]

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The FBI is reviewing claims Rep. Ilhan Omar, 36, married her brother, and will reportedly share their findings with ICE. Two agents reportedly met with a source who had documents relating to the congresswoman’s marriage to Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, The New York Post reports. Word on the curb is that Omar wed British citizen Elmi to help with […]

For a few minutes this morning I wanna demonstrate the power of local elections. On Tuesday a dangerous vote took place in the North Carolina where the state legislature passed House Bill 370. And it’s doing something we see happening all over the country. In North Carolina, at least 7 different elected sheriffs have said […]

Earlier this week ICE arrested over 600 people in Mississippi, many of them are parents. Many of their children went to school on the first day and came home to no parents. The videos online of children crying for their parents, and clearly terrified, are absolutely heart-breaking. Russ calls this heartless and evil. Donald Trump […]

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HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he had been released, less than a day after The Dallas Morning […]

An off-duty U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer who police say shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a Georgia Walmart will not face charges, WSB-TV reports. The incident happened on Feb. 17 and surveillance footage shows O.L. Jones step out of his car and shoot 45-year-old Johnathan Liddell  in the parking […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America” for a Friday broadcast. He was arrested Feb. 3 in what U.S. Immigration and […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said. The rapper, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3. Immigration and Customs […]

Jay Z is more than just talking about criminal justice reform. He’s literally putting his money where his mouth is. Although the rapper 21 Savage is not on his label, Jay has hired noted lawyer Alex Spiro to assist in getting Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, out of ICE custody, reports Variety. Savage, 26 was detained […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys for Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage say he’s being wrongly held by federal immigration authorities. Law firm Kuck Baxter Immigration released a statement Monday saying U.S. officials have known about his immigration status since at least 2017 when he sought a new visa that is pending.   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities in Atlanta say rapper 21 Savage is in federal immigration custody. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox says the Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested in a targeted operation early Sunday in the Atlanta area.   Cox says Abraham-Joseph is a British citizen […]