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On February 21st, the Department of Homeland Security released memos announcing that the U.S. government’s new immigration policies “no longer...
Chris Magno, of Erie, holds a pro-immigration sign Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 during a "Build Bridges Not Walls'' immigration vigil at Perry Square in Erie, Pa. near the U.S. District Courthouse. Magno, an assistant professor of criminal justice at Gannon University in Erie, is an immigrant from the Philippines who has permanent residency, or "green card" status. About 60 attended the vigil, where speakers denounced President Donald Trump's temporary immigration and refugee bans. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
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In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their...
FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
A University City police car patrols in front of Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Mo., on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were tipped over at the Jewish cemetery near St. Louis. (Robert Cohen /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate...
In this photo taken Feb. 7, 2017, released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arrest is made during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. The Trump administration is wholesale rewriting the U.S. immigration enforcement priorities, broadly expanding the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who are priorities for deportation, according to a pair of enforcement memos released Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.  (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are...
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Bill Gates has an idea to tax companies that install robots in place of humans. ...
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Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, discusses the overall goals of the organization and how they work with...
In this, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, photo, tears well up in the eyes of Marina, 34, of Mexico, as she speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Homestead, Fla. A county with an immigrant leader where most people were born abroad has bucked the trend of the sanctuary city movement, creating fear among the undocumented and exposing a long-standing disconnect between Cuban-Americans and the rest of the Latinos. Miami-Dade's Cuban-born Mayor Carlos Gimenez went against other immigrant-rich cities in ordering its officials to abide by President Donald Trump's immigration orders. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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MIAMI (AP) — The mayor is an immigrant, and more than half its residents are foreign born but unlike many...
A group marches through downtown heading to the Texas Capitol during an immigration protest, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and...
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The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources conducted new research and found that although the gender pay gap...
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Irving McPhail, President & CEO of the National Council for Minorities in Engineering discusses how NACME's work is aimed...
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According to a new study conducted by National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University, 43% of all children...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop...
FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where Adam Lanza fatally shot 27 people, including 20 children. The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out...
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Judy Vredenburgh, President & CEO of Girls Inc. talks about their partnership with Google to provide coding experiences for more...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is moving to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people...
Delores Dearte, right, and Merna Thompson, neighbors from the town of Gridley, Calif., rest at a shelter for evacuees from cities surrounding the Oroville Dam, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Chico, Calif. The thousands of people who were ordered to leave their homes after a damaged California spillway threatened to unleash a 30-foot wall of water may not be able to return until significant erosion is repaired, authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A huge Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has been central to...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it awarded a record $45 million in grants last year. ...
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Gary Bagley, Executive Director of New York Cares talks about the importance of improving volunteer management training and education in...
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Already three nonprofit organizations have rejected funds from the Trump administration for developing educational material that challenges ‘violent extremism.’ ...
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An undocumented student named Mitzie Perez at the University of California, Riverside, was denied by Wells Fargo to receive loans...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is one of the least transparent states regarding police misconduct complaints, civil rights advocates said...
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Executive Director Al Avina discusses how connecting blinded veterans' to one another can help treat trauma and depression....

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