An Ohio Senate candidate who has pushed strong anti-refugee messages against Afghans and others is the grandson of refugees from Europe who settled in the Cleveland area with the aid of at least two resettlement organizations in the years following World War II.

Ivan Nava and David Muñoz, friends from Guerrero, Mexico, crossed into the USA together in June without permission. They hoped to connect with relatives, find jobs and map out better lives for their families back in Mexico.

The men showed up unannounced, but it didn’t take long for Aleida Flores Garcia to figure out why they were measuring portions of her backyard. “We are here to mark where a border wall would go,” they told her last summer as they surveyed the ranch her family has owned for five generations.

He was no radical. He was a prophetic reporter

Wednesday night it finally happened. For the first time in more than a decade, Howard Bailey slept well.

Miller began making life difficult for Afghans who worked with the United States as a Senate staffer, even prior to Trump’s election.

One high-ranking ICE officer described her as an “instigator” in an internal email. Another responded that Mora-Villalpando was a “well-known local illegal alien,” and suggested that trying to deport her might “take away some of her ‘clout.'”

The first group of Afghan interpreters and others who helped Americans during the war will stay on an Army base in Virginia until they are resettled.

The first group of translators and interpreters who helped US soldiers and diplomats in Afghanistan arrived in the US on Friday, even as thousands more wait in Afghanistan in increasing fear of Taliban reprisals.

Immigration rights advocates have slammed the order as unconstitutional and xenophobic. The Justice Department said it is “dangerous and unlawful.”