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MIDDLEBURY | Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, (D-Vt.), and Patty Murray, (D-Wash.), is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enfo more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The GOP-led House rejected a compromise immigration bill last Wednesday, marking the latest setback in Congress’ inability to cobble together a long-term legislative fix. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds of people gathered in Plattsburgh on Saturday as part of a nationwide “Families Belong Together” rally more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Amid a roiling immigration uproar and mixed messages from President Trump on how to end the outcry, Rep. Elise Stefanik says she'll continue to push for an immigration fix. more

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ALBANY | New York will sue the federal government over the practice of separating children from their parents following their detainment for illegally entering the country. more

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I first crossed an open border in Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but before German unification. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As controversy continues to mount over an ongoing immigration crackdown, one North Country political candidate is heading to the front lines. more

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GLENS FALLS | Constituents rallied outside of Rep. Elise Stefanik’s district office in Glens Falls on Thursday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. more

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President Trump reported last week on “Fox & Friends” that illegal border crossings from Mexico are down over 40 percent. That is very impressive. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Pamphlets containing information for asylum seekers looking to cross into Canada through an illegal entry point at Roxham Road have materialized in recent weeks. more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has broken with her party on immigration by joining 18 fellow Republican lawmakers in signing a discharge petition. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Fliers advertising what appears to be a white nationalist group, “Patriot Front,” were posted in multiple places around the city this past week... more

The Sun

Each week I tell myself, enough already — quit barking up the same tree. more

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We believe H.R. 4760, also called the Securing America’s Future Act bill now in the U.S. Congress, is a commonsense solution to the DACA problem that both parties, despite their many on-going policy differences, can get behind. more

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I am an immigrant, a naturalized American citizen. I’m in my late 60s, have a reasonably secure retirement income and am not likely ever to be a burden on the public purse. more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | President Donald Trump called for a “new American moment” in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Congress must pass a spending bill in early-February to avoid another government shutdown more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Roy Beck of Washington, D.C.-based Numbers USA, “Every time President Trump tweets that any DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) deal has to include the elimination of chain migration and the Visa lottery ... more

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I have come to eagerly await the weekly arrival of The Sun as it has proven to provide wonderful coverage of what is going on in our North Country. more

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CLINTONVILLE | Moussa Mahaman and Aisha Stanyon first bonded over their shared love of music. more

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