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In wake of federal order, UK expresses support for international students

New immigration order could send some students home.

UK international students worry about futures after ICE announcement

ICE says new visas won't be issued to international students who attend colleges or universities that offer online only instruction this fall.

Lawmaker: Changes being made to Kentucky immigration bill

Republican Sen. Danny Carroll announced pending changes Thursday.

DACA recipient says her education is on the line

19-year-old Edith Cruz spent the majority of her life in Lexington, is a Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, recipient and now her college education is on the line.

New posters hung up in downtown Lexington support immigrants

BelongLex and Kentucky Equal Justice Center partnered up to bring 'immigrant-friendly' posters to Lexington. 

Kentucky Republican pre-files legislation that would ban sanctuary cities

A Republican state representative has pre-filed legislation that would ban sanctuary cities in Kentucky. 

Rand Paul touts efforts to increase legal immigration to US

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says one way to reduce the tide of illegal immigrants entering the United States is to expand laws allowing newcomers to enter the country legally.

Lights for Liberty

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Standing up for those across the country, demanding an end to detention camps. People gathered together in downtown Lexington with the...

Community members frustrated, uncertain of immigration raids

As talk about Immigration and Customs Enforcement and possible raids across the country continues, Lexington's community members are no different.

House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants

Democrats have whisked a $4.5 billion bill through the House aimed at improving conditions for thousands of families and other migrants whose sheer numbers have overwhelmed federal immigration authorities.

Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation

A northern Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge's order forced immigration authorities to reverse his deportation and bring him back from Israel before he ever got off the plane.

Trump vows to pass merit-based immigration plan

President Donald Trump says that if Democrats won't adopt his merit-based immigration plan, he'll get it passed after the election.

Cuban migrants stage mass escape from center in south Mexico

At least 1,300 mainly Cuban migrants have fled on foot from an immigration detention center on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory.

Trump may send migrants to sanctuary cities

President Donald Trump says that he is "strongly looking at" the idea of transporting migrants to so-called sanctuary cities that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

Dems prepare own border proposals, say Trump enflamed crisis

Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump’s restrictive immigration policies are enflaming.

Trump shakes up leadership at Homeland Security Dept.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border.

Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken

New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act an imam told the crowd of thousands that had left the country broken-hearted but not broken.

New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.

Trump’s campaign agenda found in his new budget proposal

Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years.

US asylum shift targets Spanish speakers, Latin Americans

Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico, according to memos obtained by The Associated Press that reveal some inner workings of a top government priority to address the burgeoning number of Central Americans arriving in the country.

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