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[January 30, 2020] Feds: Filipino mega-church founder profited from human trafficking tactics

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Feds: Filipino mega-church founder profited from human trafficking tactics HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – The federal investigation into the Kingdom of Jesus Christ Church alleges that the church’s massive human trafficking scheme enriched, and even provided sex for the church’s flamboyant founder. Federal court documents describes young men and women working long hours, soliciting donations on […]

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[October 31, 2019] Hawaii Fifteen Unaccompanied Migrant Children Came To Hawaii In The Past Year

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Fifteen Unaccompanied Migrant Children Came To Hawaii In The Past… Fifteen unaccompanied children who entered the United States without immigration documents have been moved to Hawaii over the past year as they await immigration proceedings. Nationally more than 69,000 unaccompanied minors entered the U.S. between October 2018 and August 2019 and were released to sponsors, […]

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[May 24, 2019] Trump’s Latest Immigration Proposals Could Affect Many In Hawaii

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Trump’s Latest Immigration Proposals Could Affect Many In Hawaii President Donald Trump’s proposals to decrease family-based immigration and crack down on people who overstay their visas could have big impacts in Hawaii. Trump talked about his plans to increase merit-based immigration by limiting family-based immigration during a speech at the White House this week.

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[September 6, 2017] Isle leaders, advocates decry decision to end DACA

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that allowed young, unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” to stay in the country has sparked fear in families who could be ripped apart and drawn condemnation from Hawaii leaders. More than 60 people lined Ala Moana Boulevard near the Federal Building late Tuesday to protest the decision, […]

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[August 31, 2017] Hirono, Chin, Hanusz Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients

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HONOLULU –Senator Mazie K. Hirono, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin, and Clare Hanusz from the Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights today spoke out on the importance of protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as the President threatens to take action that could end the program. Ten Republican state attorneys general have issued an ultimatum […]

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[August 31, 2017] Hawaii Immigration Advocates Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients

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Big Island Now: Hawai’i Immigration Advocates Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, Hawai’i Attorney General Doug Chin and Clare Hanusz from the Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights today spoke out on the importance of protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as President Donald Trump threatens to take action that […]