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How Trump's Punitive Immigration Policy May Affect Industries Built on the Backs of Undocumented Workers

Agriculture and construction, the two industries that rely most heavily on undocumented workers, may face labor shortages, increased production costs and profit losses as a result of the Trump Administration's aggressive immigration policy.

President Donald Trump leads a listening session with health insurance company CEOs in the White House, February 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Trump vowed to fix the problems with the Affordable Care Act.

White House Proposing to Reduce EPA Budget to Reagan Era Levels

The proposed $2 billion in cuts and removal of 3,000 employees would bring the agency to a place it hasn't been since the mid-1980s and early 1990s.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address employees at the agency's headquarters February 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Pruitt, long a critic of the EPA, faced a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate.

New EPA Head Discusses Removing Environmental Regulations

Scott Pruitt has stressed that the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Air Act's Water of the United States rule are first in line to be cut.

Hosted by Noticias Telemundo Anchor José Díaz-Balart, “Conoce tus derechos” (Know Your Rights) covered specific scenarios under President Donald Trump’s new immigration policies and informed the audience about their legal rights.

3 Must-See Segments from Telemundo's Latest 'Know Your Rights' Special

The Spanish-language network touched on what documented and undocumented immigrants need to know if ICE officers show up.

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READ: Muslim White House Staffer on Why She Quit Eight Days Into the Trump Administration

“I knew I could no longer stay and work for an administration that saw me and people like me not as fellow citizens, but as a threat.”

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DOJ Reverses Ban on Private Prisons, Stocks Spike

This is despite a report that concluded that privately-run federal facilities are not safe, secure or even cost efficient.

These flags from different tribal nations once dotted Flag Road in the Oceti Sakowin Camp. Now, authorities have cleared out the camp and are on track to begin cleanup.

Tribal Chairman Responds to White House After 46 Arrested During DAPL Camp Evacuation

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is contradicting the administration's claims that it was in contact with them during the militarized raid.

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt,, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Capitol Hill January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

EPA Head's Past Emails With Fossil Fuel Industry Confirm Close Ties

Scott Pruitt released 7,564 pages of emails to the Center for Media and Democracy.

Trump Administration Cancels Obama's Policy for Protecting Transgender Rights in Public Schools

Often called the "bathroom guidance," the Obama directive went much further to protect transgender students in public schools. Claiming that states and local school districts should shape their own policies, the Trump Administration has revoked it.

Campers set structures on fire in preparation of the Army Corp's 2 p.m. CT deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp on February 22, 2017, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

What 4 Indigenous Women Have to Say About Standing Rock's Ongoing Fight

Authorities are clearing out the Oceti Sakowin Camp, though water protectors remain. What does the end of the largest camp mean for the movement?

Campers prepare for the Army Corp's 2 p.m. deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp on February 22, 2017 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

Police Move in on Water Protectors Who Remain at Standing Rock

Officers have reportedly arrested six people.

Peole with fists in the air, said that says, "No wall."

Department of Homeland Security Issues Expanded Deportation Rules

They represent a shift from the implementation of immigration policy under the Obama Administration.

Pruitt Addresses EPA Staff, Talks Energy and Regulation

The new EPA administrator discusses how he wants the agency to be pro-energy and pro-environment.

Water Protectors at Standing Rock Camps Face Eviction in 24 Hours

Women at the camps have issued a final call to all media, activists and allies to stand with them.

A business is closed as immigrants take part in a "Day Without Immigrants" on February 16, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The sign reads, "Closed on Thursday, February 16 to support our community!"

#DayWithoutImmigrants Results in 100+ Workers Fired

While some businesses showed their support by closing doors, others responded by firing participants.

Immigrants and their supporters rally in New York City during a protest against recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids on February 16, 2017. Now, a leaked draft memo seeks the National Guard to conduct such raids.

White House Denies Allegations It Plans to Activate National Guard for Immigration Enforcement

"There is no effort to do what is potentially suggested," said Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

President Donald Trump signs H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the Stream Protection Rule on February 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. He is surrounded by coal miners and opponents of the original rule.

Trump Removes Obama-Era Regulation on Coal Industry

It is the administration's second repeal this week of climate regulation that was created by the last administration.

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on January 18, 2017, in D.C.

Senate Approves Scott Pruitt to Head the Environmental Protection Agency

The vote was not along party lines.

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What You Need to Know About R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's New Labor Secretary Pick

Trump nominated Acosta just one day after his previous nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration in the face of widespread protest and lack of Republican support.

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Rep. Ted Lieu May Introduce Bill That Requires a Mental Health Pro in the White House

“Clearly, to me, when you have a president that lies pathologically, that believes in alternative facts, it suggests to me there is a problem.”