Arrested Louisiana teacher says her First Amendment rights were violated; governor calls episode ‘very regrettable’

A Louisiana teacher handcuffed and arrested after questioning school board members about the superintendent’s raise will not be prosecuted, but she demanded an apology Thursday, saying her First Amendment rights had been violated. The episode, which drew national attention, has led to death threats against the district school chief and “cast a negative light” on…

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200,000 Salvadorans may be forced to leave the US as Trump ends immigration protection

In one of its most significant immigration decisions to date, the Trump administration said Monday it will terminate the provisional residency permits of about 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the country since at least 2001, leaving them to potentially face deportation. The administration said it will give the Salvadorans until Sept. 9, 2019, to…

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