• Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a ‘drunken mess,’ not political

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a “drunken mess” after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday.

  • Older refugee students seek seats at mainstream high schools

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — The handiwork posted outside a small classroom in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country hints at the ambition of the refugees studying at Phoenix Academy.

  • Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices of major private prison companies rose at the news.

  • US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won’t enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be “no mass deportations.”

  • Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico’s government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration.

  • Santa Fe City Council to vote on immigrant resolution

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe City Council passed a resolution Wednesday night that affirmed the city’s immigrant-friendly policies without using the word “sanctuary.”

  • Albuquerque advocates troubled by ICE arrests outside courts

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several Albuquerque groups are alarmed after immigration officers arrested people as they were leaving scheduled court hearings last week.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive deportations of Barack Obama’s presidency.