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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:41 AM CDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 07:15 PM CDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 09:27 PM CDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:28 PM CDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:51 PM CDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:28 PM CDT

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

Immigrants Line Up to Renew Work Permits as Program Ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:10 AM CDT

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Hundreds Arrested in Immigration Raids on 'Sanctuary' Cities

Nearly 500 people were arrested across the country this week in a federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in places that have opposed the Trump administration's deportation policy, NBC News reported. The...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 09:06 AM CDT

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Launches Awareness Campaign About Migrants' Plight

Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year activism and awareness-raising campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The campaign...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:38 PM CDT

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

What Is DACA? Here’s What You Need to Know

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to...

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Blanket, Washer Among Items Seized From Missing Girl's Home
Blanket, Washer Among Items Seized From Missing Girl's Home

Investigators trying to figure out what happened to missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews have seized a long list of items from the family's Richardson home.

Man Fatally Shot Near Fair Park, Police Search for Gunman
Man Fatally Shot Near Fair Park, Police Search for Gunman

Dallas police need your help finding the person responsible for a deadly shooting near Fair Park Wednesday evening.

Three Points of View Find Common Ground on Anthem Protests
Three Points of View Find Common Ground on Anthem Protests

NBC 5 sat down Wednesday with three men from different backgrounds — a Dallas Cowboys legend, a veteran, and an activist — for an open conversation on protests during the national anthem.

House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff
House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff

A woman and her five children were killed in a fire that quickly engulfed their Texas home, authorities said Wednesday.

US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'
US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'

Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack in...

Semifinals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food
Semifinals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food

Corny dog or funnel cake ... fried nacho or turkey leg ... what is your favorite food at The State Fair of Texas. Vote here.