Much attention has recently been focused on the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from their parents at the southern U.S. border. The policy, which President Donald Trump ended with an an executive order and replaced with a policy of detaining entire families, was meant to deter immigrants from Central and Southern America from coming to the United States. It is only one of many ways the administration is trying to reduce not only new immigration, but also the population of immigrants already living and working in the United States. Asylum seekers, who are protected by the U.S.

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  • Junior from Miami a potent presence atop UMaine baseball lineup
    ORONO, Maine — It didn’t take veteran Stony Brook University baseball coach Matt Senk long to realize the University of Maine had a talented hitter in Hernen Sardinas. “From day one when he stepped into the box as a freshman at our place and took his first swing, I knew that kid was special,” Senk said. More
  • Local author explores the last days of missing AT hiker Geraldine Largay
    She was alone, though that wasn’t originally the plan. Her hiking companion had had an emergency that called her home early from their adventure. She was hiking the Appalachian Trail in remote western Maine, a difficult stretch. But everything seemed to be going okay — until she vanished without a trace. Geraldine Largay, known as Inchworm on the trail, made national headlines when she disappeared in July 2013. More
  • Bangor-area towns look at recycling options as new waste plant comes online
    Residents of some Greater Bangor communities will soon have to be more careful about the types of things they throw in the recycling if they want to make the most of a new waste processing facility that’s expected to open in Hampden at the beginning of July after a yearlong delay. A group of 115 communities across eastern, central and northern Maine has agreed to send its waste to the new plant, a three-acre complex that will use a mix of sensors, heavy machinery and other technology to separate out recyclable materials from the waste stream. More
  • Bad weather forces undefeated Brewer softball team to play three games in 24 hours
    If the Brewer High School softball team is going to extend its 31-game winning streak to 34, it will have to win three games in a span of 24 hours this week. Monday’s game against Hermon was postponed because of the weather and moved back to 2 p.m. More
  • How a Chinese company plans to revitalize 2 struggling Maine mills
    A Chinese company is investing heavily to restore two Maine paper mills it bought last year and turn them into sustainable, long-term businesses. The head of the company’s U.S. operations said his company, ND Paper, wants to improve efficiency and update operations at the former Catalyst Paper Mill in Rumford and the former Expera Old Town pulp mill, both of which ND bought last year. To do so, the company is rolling up its sleeves, fixing oil leaks, repairing equipment and adding more efficient machinery. More
  • Thousands of Immigrants Suffer in Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention
    and Univision in the U.S. It comes in the midst of unprecedented public scrutiny of the way that U.S. authorities arrest and detain asylum-seekers and other immigrants. President Donald Trump’s ...
    05/20/2019 - 5:44 pm | View Link
  • Trump news: US delays tariffs as president threatens long jail sentences for FBI 'spying' against his campaign
    The president meanwhile unveiled plans to revamp US immigration at the White House on Thursday, proposing a more selective, merit-based system and English tests for asylum seekers ... and "bad hombres ...
    05/16/2019 - 8:54 pm | View Link
  • Mexico worries as US keeps making asylum seekers wait there
    On Wednesday night, Mexico's immigration agency said 4,217 Central American asylum seekers had ... number of families from Central America's "Northern Triangle" — Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala — ...
    05/16/2019 - 8:37 pm | View Link
  • These are 2019's must-see documentaries… so far
    How many years does it take to achieve working biodiversity ... On obscure Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean, where thousands of asylum seekers have been ushered into an Australian detention ...
    05/15/2019 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • Melting Point is the NYC rave crew supporting immigrant rights
    As the Trump Administration has ramped up its racist rhetoric in attempts to justify declaring a “national emergency”, authorities have been illegally turning away asylum ... in America, I’ve been ...
    05/15/2019 - 8:21 am | View Link
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  • Wake Up America
    WAKE UP AMERICA! Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have one the following – secretly gutted the US Military – PAID $400,000,000.00 in unmarked bills for 4 US hostages in Iran (now they know how much American hostages are worth in cash – its open season now)
    05/18/2019 - 9:27 pm | View Website
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    ABC News is your trusted source on political news stories and videos. Get the latest coverage and analysis on everything from the Trump presidency, Senate, House and Supreme Court.
    05/17/2019 - 11:58 pm | View Website
  • Blog Archive
    Anthony Weiner, the redeemed former congressman who helped take down one of the least likable presidential candidates in American history, is out of prison after serving a 21-month sentence for ...
    05/17/2019 - 5:17 pm | View Website
  • What Will The Last Days Be Like?
    2nd Timothy 3:1, “This know also, that in the LAST DAYS perilous times shall come...” Increasingly, we are hearing people talk about “The Last Days” or “The End of the World,” and for good reason, because the wickedness is so horrible nowadays.
    05/17/2019 - 9:39 am | View Website
  • Father and son separated at the border reunite after 326 ...
    No do not give them the benefit of the doubt because a sex trafficker will have fake forms in order to appear legitimate if caught. The documents can be faked and should not be trusted.
    05/15/2019 - 9:16 pm | View Website
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