Community prepares for Somali family's arrival after executive order barred them last week
Workers with the resettlement group Della Lamb Community Services joined Country Club Christian Church volunteers Tuesday in preparing a northeast Kansas City house slated to be home for a family of nine Somali refugees. The crew hopes that the fa
Jill Toyoshiba and Rick MontgomeryThe Kansas City Star
President Trump issued a memorandum authorizing deployment of National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Since Congress created the Border Patrol in 1924, U.S. presidents have sent National Guard troops to assist with operations at the border.
Following terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino in 2015, Dr. Rushdi Abdul Cader cancelled his family's vacation to focus on his grassroots educational program called Anti-V.I.R.U.S.(Anti-Violent Ideology Recruitment in the U.S.) to help co
Associate pastor Sylvia Romero of the Grace United Methodist Church Mission Center says Olathe has been welcoming to immigrants but the anti-immigrant sentiment in the country is making people anxious.
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder says he has concerns about President Trump's executive orders, but he also supports more restrictions on refugees. He calls the country's immigration system backwards and says that it encourages illegal immigration.
Executive orders are as old as George Washington. Every president except William Henry Harrison has issued them, and some—like President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration—are controversial. They directly affect how the governmen
Rumors of immigration raids at Kansas City churches put fear into the Kansas City community on Sunday. Community organizers, concerned citizens and attorneys gathered to provide support for the Hispanic community.
Members of a Somali refugee family got settled on Friday at their new home in northeast Kansas City. The family traveled to Kansas City on Wednesday from Kenya, a trip made longer after a Trump administration executive order attempted to ban trave
Nine refugees from Somalia — a mother, four boys and four girls —arrived Wednesday night at Kansas City International Airport from a refugee camp in Nairobi, Kenya. The family of nine are moving into a house Kansas City’s Northeast area. They had
At a White House press conference Tuesday, press secretary Sean Spicer was asked to explain what President Trump meant when he said people who "want to love our country" would be allowed into the U.S. Trump had referred to the phrase multiple time