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trump’s staff blew him off when he demanded they ‘do something’ about veterans b


among the many of people being deported to their country of origin are a number of veterans who have served in the united states military. democrats approached president donald trump about the problem at a private dinner but his staff rebuffed his interest in helping. “we should do something a...






gov. brown pardons three veterans who had been deported


gov. jerry brown granted 72 pardons on saturday, including three for veterans who have since been deported. former marines erasmo apodaca mendizabal and marco antonio chavez, as well as former soldier hector barajas varela, were honorably discharged from the military, but after their time in uniform...






u.s. military veterans deported to mexico say they want to come back home


deported u.s. military veterans told members of a u.s. congressional delegation visiting tijuana on saturday that they had paid dearly for their crimes, and wanted to come home. “i committed a crime and i accept it,” said eduardo agustin garcia, 59, a former u.s. navy airman who grew up in oxnard...






kushner flew off the handle and demanded government staff defend media criticism


during a meeting with the white house communications team, jared kushner reportedly demanded an aggressive defense of donald trump jr. from president donald trump’s staff. despite trump jr. not working at the white house, politco cites four white house officials and two outside advisers who re...






immigrant veterans’ memorial day protest sheds light on deportation issue in arm


deported u.s. veterans who were promised citizenship for their service, protested in ciudad juarez, mexico on memorial day.






a home in tijuana is a refuge for deported u.s. veterans


they call it the bunker. from the street in this working-class neighborhood, people passing by the two-story house can look through the window and glimpse a peace sign and various iterations of the stars and stripes. the formal name is emblazoned in english on a banner above the entrance: “deported...






discharged. deported. why california may cover vets’ legal bid to return


the california assembly last month approved a bill that would direct the state to pay legal fees for certain deported veterans trying to return to the u.s.






they served in the u.s. military and hoped for citizenship. they got deported.


rep. juan vargas, d-california, whose district runs the length of the state's border with mexico, introduced a set of bills last fall aimed at helping u.s. military veterans who were deported after they were convicted of crimes. the bills stalled, casualties of what he called bad timing during...






va urges ‘hiring surge’ to reduce veterans’ appeals backlog


the department of veterans affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening trump administration budget.






local veterans sought for library of congress oral history project


the orland park public library is looking for veterans to participate in the library of congress' veterans history project, which collects and preserves firsthand interviews of wartime veterans. staff members at orland park library are conducting interviews of area veterans that will be recorded...






va urges ‘hiring surge’ to reduce veterans’ appeals backlog


washington (ap) — the department of veterans affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits. it says it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening trump administration budget. the red flag is included in a government accountability […]






they served in the u.s. military and hoped for citizenship. they got deported.


tijuana, mexico -- rep. juan vargas, d-california, whose district runs the length of the state's border with mexico, introduced a set of bills last fall aimed at helping u.s. military veterans who were deported after they were convicted of crimes. the bills stalled, casualties of what he called bad timing during the presidential campaign.






trump blew off friday’s ‘major meeting’ about veterans’ healthcare with no expla


after saying that he would be holding a “major meeting” on friday to discuss veterans’ affairs and issues around the va healthcare system, pres. donald trump canceled the meeting at the last minute. according to politico’s rebecca morin, the meeting was slated to take place a...






trump blew off friday’s ‘major meeting’ about veterans’ healthcare with no expla


after saying that he would be holding a “major meeting” on friday to discuss veterans’ affairs and issues around the va healthcare system, pres. donald trump canceled the meeting at the last minute. according to politico’s rebecca morin, the meeting was slated to take place at trump’s mar-a-lago resort in palm beach, fl, but pool […]






report: tomah va staff failed to report hygiene lapse


tomah, wis. (ap) — a new report released by the u.s. department of veterans affairs’ inspector general says staff at the tomah va medical center failed to report a dentist who used improperly sterilized equipment, potentially exposing hundreds of patients to infection. the tomah va asked nearly 600 veterans to be screened for possible infections […]






veterans assisting veterans blast elizabeth warren and defenders of illegal immi


members of the group veterans assisting veterans joined “fox & friends” to discuss their opposition to the immigration policies of sen. elizabeth warren (d-ma) and other lawmakers. veterans assisting veterans spokesman john macdonald said, “the point is this: elizabeth warren and people like her seem to have a very hard time understanding the difference between […]






calexico 'dreamer' sues feds after deported to mexico


a young man who may be the first “dreamer” to be deported under the trump administration filed a lawsuit in san diego federal court tuesday asking the government to release information about his case. juan manuel montes bojorquez, 23, was deported after being stopped by a border officer on a bike...






trump yet to meet with veterans groups


even after explicit calls to completely revamp the department of veterans affairs, president donald trump has yet to directly meet with veterans groups, and he skipped another opportunity tuesday, the military times reported. a number of veterans groups, like american legion, met with senior white h...






indiana trump supporter’s husband gets deported to mexico


roberto beristain, an undocumented immigrant whose american wife voted for donald trump last year, has been deported to mexico. local news station wsbt reports that beristain was deported on tuesday night, weeks after his case rose to national attention. beristain, who was a resident of granger, ind...






sean mcvay announces coaching staff: can it make the rams playoff contenders?


sean mcvay said he would surround himself with experienced veterans and up-and-coming istants on his rams coaching staff. the staff, finalized wednesday with the addition of offensive coordinator matt lafleur, reflects mcvay’s vision. the question: can it take the rams from a 4-12 finish in...






they got hurt at work. then they got deported.


how insurance companies use a florida law to get undocumented immigrants arrested and deported when they get injured on the job — and what it means in trump’s america.






supporters in arizona rally behind woman deported in trump immigration crackdown


arizona immigration activists prodded phoenix politicians and law enforcement to declare the city a sanctuary for immigrants in the country illegally after a mother of two u.s. citizens was deported thursday morning.  guadalupe garcia de rayos, 36, was deported to nogales, mexico, early thursday,...






deported man's wife and friends rethink voting for trump


anderson cooper reports on the effect trump's new immigration policy has had on a community in indiana after a longtime resident is deported






trump extends program allowing some veterans to use local doctors, hospitals


president donald trump on wednesday moved a step closer to fulfilling his campaign promise to reform the troubled veterans affairs department, but some veterans groups are concerned that the administration may be working toward privatizing their healthcare. trump signed a law extending the pilot ...






'bad-paper' veterans now get 90 days of mental help


it's official. veterans with other-than-honorable discharges can get 90 days of mental-health help from the va. the u.s. department of veterans affairs announced the policy tuesday, confirming a move that va secretary david shulkin telegraphed back in march. otherwise, veterans with these “bad-paper”...






supporters in arizona rally behind woman deported in trump immigration crackdown


arizona immigration activists prodded phoenix politicians and law enforcement to declare the city a sanctuary for immigrants in the country illegally after a mother of two u.s. citizens was deported early thursday morning.  guadalupe garcia de rayos, 36, was deported to nogales, mexico, early thursday,...






deported man's wife and friends rethink voting for trump


anderson cooper reports on the effect president's new immigration policy has had on a community in indiana in the wake of a longtime resident being deported






dui suspect in hit-run crash that left boy, 6, badly hurt was deported 15 times


a drunken driving suspect in a hit-and-run crash that severely injured a 6-year-old boy in san ysidro over the weekend had been deported from the u.s. at least 15 times, authorities said tuesday. constantino banda-acosta, 38, was last deported jan. 18, with at least 14 prior cases since 2002, federal...






dui suspect in hit-run crash that left boy, 6, badly hurt was deported 15 times


a drunken driving suspect in a hit-and-run crash that severely injured a 6-year-old boy in san ysidro over the weekend has been deported from the u.s. at least 15 times, authorities said tuesday. constantino banda-acosta, 38, was last deported jan. 18, with at least 14 prior cases since 2002, federal...






dui suspect in hit-and-run crash that left boy, 6, badly hurt was deported 15 ti


a drunken driving suspect in a hit-and-run crash that severely injured a 6-year-old boy in san ysidro over the weekend had been deported from the u.s. at least 15 times, authorities said tuesday. constantino banda-acosta, 38, was last deported jan. 18, with at least 14 prior cases since 2002, federal...






new law honors vietnam war veterans


president donald trump signed into law the “vietnam war veterans recognition act of 2017” on tuesday, just in time for the annual national vietnam veterans day observance, which was set to be celebrated wednesday. the law, previosuly known as s. 305, “encourages the display of the u.s. flag on...






mother of 2 deported despite virginia governor's pardon of traffic offense


federal immigration officials have deported a mother of two from falls church, virginia back to her native el salvador despite eleventh-hour efforts by virginia gov. terry mcauliffe and others to help her stay in the united states. liliana cruz mendez was deported wednesday, according to casa,...






dem rep. calls on trump to stop deporting veterans: ‘about 1,400’ have already b


a u.s. congressman from texas has called on his fellow lawmakers to force president donald trump to stop deporting u.s. veterans. rep. vicente gonzalez (r-tx) told rio grande guardian that “around 1,400” veterans who were not u.s. citizens — but fought for the u.s. in iraq and afgh...






eternal flame dedicated outside new coliseum, honoring veterans


the nassau coliseum has had "veterans" in its name since it opened in 1972, but until now, the primary tribute to veterans was only a plaque on a boulder.






did you know va has $55 mil effort to fix customer service for veterans?


trying to emerge from scandals that shook the agency to its core, the u.s. department of veterans affairs is attempting to overhaul what officials admit was sometimes pretty bad customer service. quietly since 2015, the u.s department of veterans affairs has built a national veterans experience...