Updated February 19 at 6:24am
Immigration
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For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
A federal judge in Virginia plans to rule as soon as possible on extending a block on President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by residents of seven majority-Muslim countries. more
Now that President Donald Trump’s travel ban has been lifted, at least temporarily, 13 refugees who were in limbo will be able to travel to Rhode Island to make their homes here. more
The Trump administration will return to court Tuesday to argue it has broad authority over national security and to demand reinstatement of a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that stranded refugees, triggered protests and handed the young government its first crucial test. more
(Updated 7 p.m.) Donald J. Farish, Roger Williams University president, has responded to the presidential executive order on immigration, saying he is affirming the university’s “commitment to international and Muslim students, faculty and staff – as well as to their families.” more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday said he’ll continue efforts to shore up the city’s finances, while promising to improve local infrastructure, education and city services. more
Two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professors who were detained Sunday at Logan Airport after returning from an overseas trip, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning entrance to the U.S. from seven majority-Muslim countries, released a statement on Tuesday saying they were relieved to be back home and back at work. more
President Donald Trump spent his first week making good on even his most controversial campaign promises when it comes to immigration, leaving business leaders questioning what comes next and what it could mean for the U.S. economy. more
So far President Donald Trump has taken the first steps to build his famous border wall, and to make it easier for agents to find immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, and to deport people. more
Ending the confusion, in a Monday interview with the Providence Business News, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced the city has joined the coalition of sanctuary cities across the nation. more
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