IMMIGRATION

North Dakota Legal Groups React To DACA Supreme Court Vote

President Trump took to Twitter to say the courts won't provide a decision based on the rule of law and he will have to start the process all over again.

FARGO, N.D. — With a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court thousands of DACA members avoided possible deportation after President Donald Trump planned to cancel the immigration program. Organizations like Lutheran Social Services and the ACLU are saying this is a big win. “It allows the folks to work in the United States and prevents them from being deported; and…

Republican Candidate Dave Hughes Meets With Supporters In Moorhead

Hughes, who is running to represent Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, hosted a meet and greet to discuss plans if elected

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Hughes spoke about issues like immigration, health-care and the 2nd amendment. He says what makes him stand out from other candidates is having served in the Air Force for 21 years, and having been able to work with people from other countries. Hughes also spoke about the need to have more open foreign markets. “If I’m elected for…

Hundreds March to Protest Immigration Policies

Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to protest federal immigration raids.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Hundreds of people protested the Trump administration’s immigration policies during a march through south Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and the Council on American-Islamic Relations promoted Sunday afternoon’s march as a protest “to demand justice for separated families.” Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to…

In Primetime Address Trump Calls Illegal Immigration a “Crisis,” Pelosi Says President Has “Chosen Fear”

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says in an Oval Office address that there is a “growing humanitarian and security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, though crossings have fallen in recent years. The president said Tuesday night that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. He says it strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages. The president…

President Trump Signs Executive Order Stopping His Family Separation Policy

But the president added the ``zero tolerance'' policy will continue.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn’t like the sight of children being separated from their families. He said, “We are keeping families together.” But the president added the “zero tolerance” policy will continue. Vice President Mike Pence added…

Immigrant and Refugee Students Share Their Journey To America

The students were enrolled in ESL classes at Fargo South and Davies High Schools

FARGO, N.D. — People around the F–M area came together to learn more about the terrifying and emotional stories student immigrants went through on their journey to America. “I heard loud gunshots, screaming, and people crying outside I was inside sleeping at that time, so I woke up and started to look for my mom and my three other siblings,”…

Governor Dayton Urging Congress to Save DACA

It protects young immigrants from deportation

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton is among 11 governors urging Congress to save DACA. It protects young immigrants from deportation. President Trump phased out the DACA program earlier this year, leaving Congress to negotiate a permanent replacement. Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and nine others wrote congressional leaders that their states are…

Green Card Youth Voices: Local Fargo South Teens Share Their Immigration Stories

Thirty-one Fargo South students got to share their stories about coming to America and the dreams they hope to achieve in this country

FARGO, ND — It’s the stories we share that help us connect with one another and understand the world. Dozens of current Fargo South students and graduates wrote down their immigration stories in a book and shared them at NDSU. Moving from Egypt to the United States was no walk in the park for NDSU freshman Muhend Abakar, especially when…

Understanding DACA and Why it Affects People in the Valley

More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

FARGO, ND — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, affects more than 800,000 people in the United States. With President Trump’s announcement that he will rescind the program, people all over the country are reacting, including here in Fargo. They’re called DREAMERS. More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump’s decision to end the…

President Trump Not Sorry About Pardoning Arizona Sheriff

He called the former Arizona sheriff a "patriot" who loves his country

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump is defending his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio. Trump was asked about his controversial decision during a joint press conference with the president of Finland. He called the former Arizona sheriff a “patriot” who loves his country. Arpaio faced a possible jail sentence due to a federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols. Trump…