It’s legal for an immigration agent to pretend to be a police officer outside someone’s door. But should it be?

During a nationwide operation this month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a team of ICE agents in Los Angeles approached the house of a man targeted for deportation. “Good morning, police,” one agent announced in the pre-dawn darkness. A man opened the door moments later. “Good morning, how you doing? I’m a police officer. We’re…

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Businesses across U.S. close, students skip school on ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Across the nation, shops and restaurants closed in solidarity Thursday while others braced for a possible shutdown for lack of enough employees as a “Day Without Immigrants” unfolded to underscore how much migrants form the lifeblood of the country’s economy and social structure. Immigrants in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and other major U.S. cities planned to stay…

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Foreign-born contributed $107B in income tax. And 9 other stats on ‘Day Without Immigrants’

A nationwide strike dubbed a “Day Without Immigrants” cast a spotlight on the role of foreign-born workers in the American economy. The walkout at some businesses comes amid a feverish debate over undocumented immigration, foreign trade and President Trump’s temporary travel ban on people from several majority-Muslim nations. Here are 10 key things you should…

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