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Stories with subject: Immigration
  • updated storyMigrant influx boosts right-wing in key Austrian election story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 4:16 pm

    VIENNA - Just a few days after more than 100,000 people turned out in Vienna to support refugees, an anti-refugee party is poised to land a huge coup - a win at the polls that could see them take control of the Austrian capital.

  • Judge: City to pay $1.4M in legal costs in immigration case 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 3:07 pm

    HAZLETON, Pennsylvania - A federal judge has ordered an eastern Pennsylvania city to pay nearly $1.4 million to civil rights lawyers who thwarted the city's immigration law in U.S. Supreme Court.

  • The Latest: UN: 'Christian refugees only' policy dangerous story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 1:53 pm

    LUXEMBOURG - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

  • Britain takes star baker in a headscarf to its heart story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 12:53 pm

    LONDON - In sweet-toothed Britain, the hottest entertainment sensation is a televised baking contest in which amateur pastry chefs battle it out over cakes, tortes, trifles and flans. And in a country roiled by questions of immigration and identity, "The Great British Bake Off" has produced a new heroine - a headscarf-wearing Muslim woman who's a genius with sugar, eggs and flour.

  • Sedgwick County officials mull restrictions for food program 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 8:23 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - Sedgwick County commissioners are considering asking the state to bar people in the U.S. illegally from a federal nutrition program.

  • Colorado potato packing plant settles sex harassment suit 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 4:03 pm

    DENVER - The operators of a Colorado potato packing plant have agreed to pay nearly a half million dollars to settle accusations that it tolerated the sexual harassment of more than a dozen of its female workers for over a decade.

  • US judge declines to undo government order on green cards 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 3:04 pm

    SEATTLE - A federal judge declined to issue an emergency order Wednesday that would allow tens of thousands of highly skilled immigrants to immediately apply to become permanent residents, as the government initially told them they could.

  • As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss arise story has photos
    Updated: Oct-07-15 10:12 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked."

  • US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade story has photos
    Updated: Oct-06-15 8:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called Obama's deportation policies too harsh.

  • Judge tosses conviction in NYC tourist killing; man freed 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 7:56 pm

    NEW YORK - After 25 years of trying to clear himself in a notorious tourist killing, Johnny Hincapie walked out of a courthouse Tuesday, his conviction overturned and his resolve intact.

  • The Latest: UN official warns EU on 'hotspot' migrant triage story has photos
    Updated: Oct-06-15 1:55 pm

    GENEVA - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

  • Trump's bluster is heard around the world 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 12:33 pm

    BALMEDIE, Scotland - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.

  • UK minister rejects EU migration pact, vows tighter borders 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 9:35 am

    LONDON - Britain will never "in a thousand years" agree to a common European immigration policy to deal with the surging number of refugees fleeing to the continent, a top government official declared Tuesday.

  • Presidential candidate O'Malley visits Vegas labor unions 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 7:54 am

    LAS VEGAS - Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley is wooing voters in Nevada before the first Democratic debate next week with a campaign stop in Las Vegas.

  • 17 smugglers arrested in Arizona; 490 pounds of pot seized 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 6:11 am

    YUMA, Arizona - Border Patrol agents in southwestern Arizona have arrested 17 suspected drug smugglers, 15 people posing as legal U.S. residents and seized nearly 500 pounds of marijuana.

  • Border Patrol parent agency issues custody standards 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 7:48 pm

    SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency on Monday issued nationwide custody standards, a little more than a year after its jails were overwhelmed with Central American children fleeing to the United States.

  • Groups plan appeal of ruling on Arizona immigration law 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 7:18 pm

    PHOENIX - A coalition of civil rights groups said Monday it will appeal a ruling by a judge who upheld the most contentious provisions of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law.

  • 1965 Immigration Act, presented as symbolic, changed nation story has photos
    Updated: Oct-03-15 1:12 pm

    NEW YORK - It was considered a symbolic move - President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal chance to come to America.

  • The Latest: Arpaio's contempt hearing to resume Thursday story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 9:20 pm

    PHOENIX - The latest on a hearing to decide whether an Arizona sheriff should be held in contempt for his defiance of a court order to stop his signature immigration patrols (all times local):

  • Clinton campaign wants N. Carolina immigration bill vetoed 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 7:31 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign wants North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to veto a measure that restricts acceptable identification documents for immigrants and prevents local policies directing police not to ask about a person's immigration status.

  • Texas birth certificate denials for US-born kids get hearing story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 6:24 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Lawyers for immigrant families denied birth certificates for U.S.-born children by Texas health officials told a federal judge Friday that a state agency must provide another option if certain forms of foreign-issued identification cannot be accepted.

  • Fiorina pushes government accountability, immigration reform 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:49 pm

    AIKEN, South Carolina - Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina told an Aiken audience Friday she would require federal agencies to account for each dollar requested in their budgets, part of her continuing demand that government spending be put on a diet.

  • Australia to deport American anti-abortion activist 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 3:09 am

    SYDNEY - An American anti-abortion activist is expected to be deported from Australia, after the nation's highest court ruled Friday that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women.

  • Trump and Carson's attacks on Muslims worry some GOP elders 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:11 am

    WASHINGTON - The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives. But party elders worry that escalating anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost Republicans the White House in 2016.

  • The Latest: Arpaio returns to witness stand 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 9:05 pm

    PHOENIX - The latest on the contempt case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is accused of ignoring a judge's order involving immigration patrols (all times local):