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Trump targets many more immigrants for possible deportation

President Donald Trump.

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The president is unleashing the government’s full force to deport those in the US illegally, whether or not they have committed serious crimes.

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As many as 1,000 graduates may be unfairly penalized because of their country of origin, and Mass. could be hit particularly hard.

Adrian Walker

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The immigration policies announced Tuesday clearly signaled that President Trump intends to deport immigrants in large numbers.

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The new policy gives protection to all residents, regardless of their immigration status.

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Many Republican lawmakers are opting against public town halls, instead organizing conference calls or meeting privately.

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Republicans are facing angry constituents nationwide, frustrated by the president’s Cabinet appointments and Affordable Care Act plans.

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Trump’s America will be on display at annual conservative gathering

The conservative movement in America now belongs to President Donald Trump.

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GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

Republican Representative David Brat was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration.

Trump blames ‘liberal activists’ for protests in GOP districts

Republicans are facing angry constituents nationwide, frustrated by the president’s Cabinet appointments and Affordable Care Act plans.

Obama official blasts Trump’s transgender plans

Vanita Gupta is blasting the Trump administration’s plans to alter guidance that linked access to school bathrooms to students’ gender identity.

Republican members of Congress are met with protests at town halls

Many Republican lawmakers are opting against public town halls, instead organizing conference calls or meeting privately.

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Akilah Johnson has been a reporter with the Globe since 2010, covering neighborhoods, Boston’s mayor’s race, and the crosscurrents of race and ethnicity in the city.

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Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.