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Thursday 23 February 2017
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News

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‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Picking up Momentum Across the Nation

Citizens in the U.S. are getting a look at what life would be like without immigrants, as businesses shut down and immigrants refrain from...

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Keeping True to Campaign Promise, Trump Authorizes Arrests of 700 Immigrants

More than 680 immigrants were detained last week under a series of raids implemented by the Trump administration. According to Department...

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NYS Senate Passes Bill to Bring Uber and Lyft Upstate

By Staff   The New York State Senate has passed a bill to approve ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in Upstate New...

After Wall Executive Order, President Enrique Peña Nieto Cancels Plans to Meet With Trump

In the midst of all the executive orders President Donald Trump has been signing during his first two weeks as the 45th President of the...

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Strip “Sanctuary Cities” Like Rochester of Federal Funds

By Staff   President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 25 designed to strip “sanctuary cities” like...

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NYS Attorney General Gives Sanctuary Cities Legal Guidance to Protect Immigrants

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has provided local governments and law enforcement agencies with guidance...

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Joins More Than 50 House Members in Inaugural Boycott

As an outspoken advocate for immigrant rights, Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) stated he will be boycotting the inauguration for...

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President Obama Ends ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy for Cuban Migrants

In what was a surprise to many people across the U.S., President Obama announced before leaving office that the nation would end its...

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Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Orders LDCs to Dissolve

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo recently announced she has ordered three Local Development Corporations (LDCs)...