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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has blasted President Trump's decision to begin dismantling the program protecting young immigrants brought into the country illegally.

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U.S. immigration authorities have decided not to detain a Columbus undocumented immigrant who took sanctuary in a local church this week.

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A Columbus resident, undocumented immigrant and mother of three has taken sanctuary at Columbus Mennonite Church to avoid deportation.

Some international students are spending summer at their American colleges because they are worried about potential travel troubles, even if they aren't from majority Muslim countries in the government's travel ban rules.

Way back at the start of his presidency, Donald Trump created a stir with his first calls to leaders of U.S. allies.

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A Hamilton County judge is indicating that Ray Tensing could have faced another charge. 

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President Trump told attendees of a campaign-style rally in Youngstown last night he is working with two Republican U.S. Senators to create a new immigration system.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against Columbus Police and the city, alleging officers used excessive force on demonstrators protesting President Trump’s travel ban on January 30th outside of the Statehouse.

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Columbus City Council last night formally codified Mayor Andy Ginther's executive orders issued earlier this year regarding immigration.

The City of Columbus is taking additional steps to build on its status as a welcoming community to immigrants and refugees.

Members of Ohio's growing African immigrant community hope a decade-long wait for their own state advocacy board is almost over.

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A Republican state lawmaker says she wouldn't have promoted her proposed Ohio ban of "sanctuary cities" on a radio show if she'd known that its host advocates white culture and power.

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The Mexican-born Butler County woman with four U.S.-born children living was deported yesterday.

Dozens of central Ohio residents from around the world were sworn in yesterday in Columbus as U.S. citizens.

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A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has declined to block the deportation of a Mexican-born woman in Butler County who is the mother of four U.S.-born children.

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A federal appeals court in Hawaii has issued a temporary stay of President Trump's revised travel ban, which affects the majority-muslim nations of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

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A study by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland shows President Trump's revised travel ban could worsen Ohio's shortage of medical professionals.

The nation's growing immigrant population is creating businesses, generating income and taxes and helping the economy, according to a report released this week. 

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A refugee resettlement group operating in Columbus says it is closing because of President Trump's executive order affecting refugees and immigrants.

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A Cleveland Clinic resident forced to return to Saudi Arabia from New York when the Trump administration's travel ban took effect has returned to Ohio. 

Ohio Public Radio

The fight over how the state should deal with immigration issues has Statehouse Republicans and Democrats backing different bills.

While confusion continues over President Trump's executive order on immigration, and Statehouse  Republican and Democrats are squaring off over "sanctuary cities" bills, the Columbus Board of Education last night approved a resolution promising a safe environment for all students and staff, regardless of immigration status. 

Cincinnati and Columbus are the latest to adopt policies that stray away from enforcing immigration laws, essentially making them so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants and refugees.

State Department figures show 87 hundred refugees from the Muslim-majority nations named in President Trump's recently suspended travel ban came to Ohio between 2007 and 2017.

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Hundreds of people gathered in Cleveland to protest President Trump's order that temporarily banned travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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A top Ohio Democrat has voiced his concern that President Trump's executive orders reflect white nationalist rhetoric.

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More than 70 people protesting President Donald Trump's ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations were arrested at the Ohio University student union building last night.

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Three Ohio Republicans are challenging Democratic Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley's designation of the queen city as a "sanctuary city." 

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A Cleveland Clinic resident forced out of the U.S. by President Trump's immigration ban has filed a lawsuit against the chief executive.

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Columbus police used pepper spray gas to disperse a crowd of protesters who were blocking the intersection of High and State Streets last night.

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