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US and Mexico Face Stark Choices as New President Takes Over

MEXICO CITY — Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. "There are very serious short-term problem...
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US Considers Limit on Green Cards for Immigrants on Benefits

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove they ...
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Poll: Few Democrats Favor Liberal Cry to Abolish ICE

WASHINGTON — The rallying cry from some liberals to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) isn't a likely winner this election year, as a new poll finds only a quarter of Democrats support eliminating the agency that carried out the Trump administra...
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Victory Offers Muslim Candidate New Platform to Oppose Trump

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump, meet Ilhan Omar. Just two years ago, the Minnesota Democrat became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature. Now she's likely to become one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. And she says...