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Vet still proud to have served his country – even after it deported him

WASHINGTON - Hector Barajas-Varela told a House panel he is proud to have served as a paratrooper in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division - even after the country deported him twice. And he is not alone: More than 44,000 noncitizens served between 2013 and 2018, and 250 vet faced deportation in that time.

In rural Pennsylvania, family detention a world away from the border

WASHINGTON – A former nursing home in eastern Pennsylvania has been converted to a family detention center immigrants, one of three such facilities in the country. Protesters want the facility shut down, but federal officials are eyeing ways to expand the number of such facilities.

Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump plans rally on behalf of Senate candidate Martha McSally on Friday in Mesa, his first visit since the aftermath of a downtown Phoenix rally led police to deploy rubber bullets on a crowd of protesters.

Path to citizenship is long, frustrating and expensive

The pathway to citizenship differs based on your status and legality in the country. The pathways to citizenship is still unclear for thousands of DACA recipients and undocumented immigrants, while residents have the upper hand.