Richard Gonzales

Richard Gonzales appears in the following:

DHS Publishes List Of Jurisdictions That Rejected Immigrant Detainer Requests

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on sanctuary jurisdictions by publicizing the first weekly list of cities and counties that have ignored federal requests for cooperation.

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Trump Travel Ban Blocked Nationwide By Federal Judges In Hawaii, Maryland

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The judges issued temporary restraining orders that prevented the president's revised executive order from taking effect at midnight and barring refugees and visitors from six mostly Muslim countries.

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EPA Reopens U.S. Rules Setting Vehicle Efficiency Standards For 2025

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

U.S. automakers may not have to reach fuel efficiency standards that were set during the Obama administration, which had set a target of 54.5 miles per gallon for the 2025 model year.

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Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Widow Is Denied Release On Bail

Friday, March 10, 2017

Noor Salman, widow of Omar Mateen, is in custody in California awaiting trial in Florida on charges she knew about her husband's plans to attack the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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Boston's Gay Veterans Will March In St. Patrick's Day Parade

Friday, March 10, 2017

The controversy over the initial decision to exclude gay veterans had alienated many traditional supporters of Boston's signature cultural event.

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Trump Administration Says Illegal Border Crossings Declined In February

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

DHS chief John Kelly says fewer people tried to cross the border illegally since Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Sessions Defends His Testimony About Russian Contacts

Monday, March 06, 2017

Sessions said he was clarifying the testimony he gave at his Senate confirmation hearing, and said there wasn't a "continuing exchange of information" between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

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Rush Begins For Contractors Who Want In On Border Wall Construction

Monday, March 06, 2017

A deadline has been set for firms interested in helping to build a wall along the southern border. Prototype ideas are due this week; the government plans to make some design decisions by mid-April.

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Sierra Snowpack Smacks California's Drought

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Despite one of the wettest winters on record, California Gov. Jerry Brown hasn't declared the five-year drought over yet. But the water shortages may to be over.

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Judge Rules Orlando Shooter's Widow Can Be Released On Bond

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The judge has given prosecutors 48 hours to appeal the bond ruling. The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter is accused of aiding her husband's terrorist attack in which 49 people were killed.

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Minnesota Police Officer In Philando Castile Shooting Case Pleads Not Guilty

Monday, February 27, 2017

The aftermath of the controversial shooting went viral as it was streamed live on Facebook by the Castile's girlfriend.

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Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

Friday, February 24, 2017

Much attention has been given to President Trump's plans for enforcing immigration laws, but not much has been said about how deportations might affect an already-stressed immigration court system.

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Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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ICE Detains Alleged Victim Of Domestic Abuse At Texas Courthouse

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Texas prosecutor says immigration agents violated the sanctity of a courthouse to detain a woman who was seeking a protective order against her boyfriend.

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Residents Near Oroville Dam Brace For Storms After Returning Home

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

With rain and snow starting Wednesday night, all eyes are on the Oroville Dam in northern California. Meanwhile, some of the nearly 200,000 people who evacuated are beginning to return home.

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Officials Were Warned That Dam's Spillway Could Fail, Reports Show

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

In northern California, evacuations remain in place for nearly 200,000 people in Oroville. A spillway at the state's highest dam developed a huge hole. The area is braced for more rain this week.

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Nearly 200,000 People Evacuate Near Oroville Dam In California

Monday, February 13, 2017

Nearly 200,000 people have evacuated from communities near the Oroville Dam in northern California. The dam's emergency spillway is damaged, and more storms are expected later this week.

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Federal Immigration Authorities Launch Raids Across The Country

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Federal immigration authorities have launched raids across the country in pursuit of people with felony convictions who are in the country illegally. Advocates say others are being caught up as well.

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Immigration Raids Are Reported Around The Country

Friday, February 10, 2017

ICE says it was targeting people with criminal records. Immigrant advocates charge the administration with creating a climate of fear.

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Most Immigrants In U.S. Illegally Reside In 20 Metro Areas, Pew Study Finds

Thursday, February 09, 2017

They account for 1 in 4 foreign-born U.S. residents. Also, they tend to live in the suburbs and work in construction, service and leisure hospitality jobs.

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