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Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportation

Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportationAn elderly Australian nun facing deportation after angering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a last-minute appeal against the order on Friday, the deadline for her to leave the country. Sister Patricia Fox, 71, has been accused of illegally engaging in political activism as the government cracks down on foreign critics on its soil. Duterte, who accuses the Melbourne native of “disorderly conduct”, had the immigration service detain her briefly last month, after which her missionary visa was cancelled.



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US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase them

US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase themThe Supreme Court has ruled to restrict mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, just as President Donald Trump’s administration is looking to increase them. In a 5-4 ruling, the court said the wording of the statute requiring the removal of non-citizens who commit certain felonies was unlawfully vague, a ruling that could limit the Trump administration’s ability to step up the removal of immigrants with criminal records. Mr Trump’s appointee to the court, conservative judge Neil Gorsuch, joined the court’s four liberal justices in siding with convicted California burglar James Garcia Dimaya, a legal immigrant from the Philippines.



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Man taken to New York airport for deportation slips away from ICE agents and escapes in taxi

Man taken to New York airport for deportation slips away from ICE agents and escapes in taxiA manhunt has been launched for a detainee scheduled for deportation from the US who managed to escape from officers and flee from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport in a taxi. Law enforcement officials said CCTV footage showed the prisoner leaving the airport in a yellow taxi. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been contacted for comment.



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Events surrounding pardoned ex-prisoner facing deportation

Events surrounding pardoned ex-prisoner facing deportationA Cuban immigrant who was pardoned by Colorado's governor after he was ordered released from prison only to be arrested by immigration authorities is free again. This is a timeline of Rene-Lima Marin's case:



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Second Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Deportation Relief For Dreamers

Second Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Deportation Relief For DreamersA second federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, dealing another blow to the president’s efforts to end protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children.



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Kansas father fighting deportation now held in Hawaii

Kansas father fighting deportation now held in HawaiiKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas father and husband who is fighting efforts to deport him to Bangladesh was taken off a plane that was flying him back to his native country and is being held at a detention center in Hawaii, his attorneys said Tuesday.



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Scuffles as US arrests Trinidad-born activist for deportation

Scuffles as US arrests Trinidad-born activist for deportationImmigration agents arrested a prominent New York activist on Thursday to be deported, sparking scuffles between his supporters and police as the Trump administration tightens its screws on migration. Ravi Ragbir, who last lived in his birth country of Trinidad and Tobago a quarter of a century ago, was taken into custody at his annual appointment with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent in Manhattan.



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Mexican woman could lose deportation protection _ again

Mexican woman could lose deportation protection _ againATLANTA (AP) — A Mexican woman whose case grabbed national headlines when she was a Georgia college student seven years ago could lose her protection from deportation for a second time this year.



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Delaware Woman Worried About Deportation Allegedly Drowns Infant Son and His 5-Year-Old Brother: Police

Delaware Woman Worried About Deportation Allegedly Drowns Infant Son and His 5-Year-Old Brother: PoliceA Delaware woman worried about being deported — even though she was in the country legally — was charged with murder earlier this week after allegedly drowning her 5-month-old son and his 5-year-old half-brother, police say



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Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second timeDENVER (AP) — A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said.



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