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  1. USA Today: Trump Has - Broad Powers' To Prosecute Sanctuary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - President-Elect Donald Trump will not have to do much when it comes to prosecuting sanctuary cities, USA Today notes. In a new report by USA Today , sanctuary cities can be expected to find themselves on the receiving end of a Trump administration that has "broad powers" in terms of cracking down on their refusal to hand illegal immigrants over to federal authorities: Donald Trump, with a little help from Congress, will have broad presidential powers to crack down on "sanctuary cities" that protect undocumented immigrants from his planned roundup and deportation of millions who are in the country illegally.


  2. Sanctuary Cities Demand 11th Hour Executive Orders Against TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - In an open letter to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and 30 other "sanctuary city" leaders across the country asked for further protections for illegal immigrants before President-Elect Donald Trump takes office. Pro-illegal immigration advocates with the Cities for Action organization helped orchestrate the letter demanding more sanctuary city-like policies for migrants, with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney also signing off on the missive, according to the Observer .


  3. No Cars on Bourbon Street During NYE After Berlin AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Beginning on New Year's Eve through January 2 for the Sugar Bowl, Bourbon Street will be closed off to motorists in response to the deadly truck-involved Islamic terrorist attack in Berlin. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City will not allow trucks in the French Quarter due to the Berlin terrorist attack by a Tunisian migrant which left 12 dead, according to the Associated Press .


  4. Tulane Advances - Gender Pronoun' Rule, Blames TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Tulane University's student government is requesting that students and professors add their preferred gender pronoun at the end of emails and during conversations on campus. Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation which puts focus on the use of gender pronouns when students speak in a class or when professors communicate with students.


  5. Tulane Protesters: White Students Must Be Held Accountable for RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - During a demonstration on the Tulane University campus, protesters largely from social justice organizations demanded white students be held accountable for perceived racism on campus. With chants like "White silence is violence," social justice warriors marched across Tulane campus holding signs reading "White students: No one has to do everything, everyone has to do something," claiming their campus was full of racism, according to the Tulane Hullabaloo .


  6. AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence. The AP report singled out the anti-Muslim hate crime numbers to generate the appearance that Muslims are being discriminated against at record levels, even going as far to blame President-Elect Donald Trump using unsubstantiated evidence from the Council on American-Islamic Relations : Last year, there were 257 reported incidents of anti-Muslim bias compared to 154 the year before, a 67 percent increase.


  7. New Orleans Won't End - Sanctuary City' PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The New Orleans Police Department will continue "sanctuary city" policies that protect illegal immigrants from deportation despite stricter immigration policies at the forefront of President-Elect Donald Trump's incoming administration. In a statement to Breitbart Texas, NOPD did not mention changing course with policing policies which block federal immigration officials' detainers on noncitizens and prevent law enforcement from inquiring about an arrestee's immigration status.


  8. Die Whites Die'Journalists Cover Up Trump Protestersa Calls for ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - What started as a protest against President-Elect Donald Trump soon turned to violent riots where one of New Orleans' most famous monuments was covered in graffiti and glass windows were shattered out of a nearby bank. Hundreds showed up to denounce the election of Trump-but despite media reports of a peaceful gathering, the crowd grew increasingly hostile and violent, according to Breitbart Texas sources on the ground.


  9. Kidnapping Illegal Immigrant With - House of Horrors' to Stand TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - An illegal immigrant living in New Orleans is set to stand trial after allegedly keeping what's been described as a "house of horrors" and abducting a woman he became obsessed with. Mario Perez-Roque, a 57-year-old illegal immigrant, is facing trial for second degree kidnapping and conspiracy to commit second-degree kidnapping after he sequestered a 37-year-old woman, binding and gagging her with a bag over her head. 3 comments

  10. 70K Louisiana Felons Could Regain Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 |

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Some 70,000 convicted felons in Louisiana could see their voting rights restored if a lawsuit against the Secretary of State is successful. The lawsuit filed in July hit with a slight road-block when State District Judge Tim Kelley said the suit could not be classified as a class action lawsuit, but moved it forward for a ruling sometime this year, according to the Advocate .


  11. NOLA Murder Rate Remains Steady Despite New Gun Control LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Though new gun control measures were designed to curtail murder and gun violence in New Orleans, the murder rate has remained almost unchanged from last year, before the measures were put into place. Around the same time last year in New Orleans, more than 130 people had been killed in the city.


  12. 45 Arrested in Louisiana Human Trafficking StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested 45 individuals in Louisiana as part of an operation related to an international human trafficking sting. Operation Cross Country X is the FBI's international effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran for less than a week in October.


  13. Judge Tosses Case Demanding Removal of New Orleansa Jackson MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - A case which called out the hypocrisy of the City of New Orleans' plan to remove four Civil War-related monuments but not to remove one honoring Democratic President Andrew Jackson was thrown out by a federal judge this week. Tulane University Professor Richard Marksbury, a staunch supporter of the monuments, filed the lawsuit with the City, citing that there was no evidence to show that the Jackson monument was any different than the other monuments planned to be removed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu.


  14. WaPo Falsely Claims - Louisiana Isn't Letting Immigrants Get Married'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - In a new column for The Washington Post , an opinion writer claims "Louisiana isn't letting immigrants get married," claiming the alleged move is part of the "country's latest wave of nativism," despite not having evidence to back up that broad-based accusation. Catherine Rampell of The Washington Post writes that in an effort to prevent illegal immigration in Louisiana is preventing lawful newcomers from receiving a marriage license: It all started last year.


  15. Report: Louisiana Has More Pain-Killer Scripts than ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Prescription pain-killers are more prevalent than people in Louisiana; according to a new report that shows widespread opioid issues across eight states. The Associated Press report found that eight states together had more prescriptions written for pain-killers than they did residents, with southerners making the bulk of the list.


  16. Louisiana Police Refuse Football Game Patrols after Players KneelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 |

    KENNER, Louisiana - A number of Louisiana police officers are refusing to work patrols at Bonnabel High School football games after a majority of players knelt during the National Anthem, taking the gesture from NFL player Colin Kaepernick. After a photo of football players kneeling during the National Anthem took off on social media, now officers with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office say they will no longer work the voluntary details for the school's games.


  17. Louisiana A.G. Calls News Orleans an Illegal Immigrant - Magnet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The Crescent City is a "magnet" for illegal immigrants, said Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry who lambasted the City's 'sanctuary' policies on Capitol Hill. In front of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, Landry criticized the policies of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Police Department , which prohibit law enforcement from asking residents about their immigration status.


  18. Black Lives Matter Storms New Orleans' Monuments - Take - Em Down NolaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 |

    A Black Lives Matter-aligned organization called 'Take 'Em Down Nola' stormed New Orleans' Andrew Jackson monument demanding all monuments related to the Civil War come down across the city. The monument which sits at the heart of the city's historic French Quarter.


  19. andrew-jackson-memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The 'Take 'Em Down Nola' group, which has aligned itself with the Black Lives Matter movement, is now saying publicly they plan to tear down New Orleans' most iconic monument in the city. During a protest outside of New Orleans City Hall, a group of Take 'Em Down Nola, which has made threats against the New Orleans Police Department and Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration in the past, said police will have to step aside this weekend as they plan to physically tear down the equestrian Andrew Jackson monument in the French Quarter.


  20. 2 Illegal Immigrants Arrested Running Brothel in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 |

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - After a year-long investigation into an unlicensed bar and sex brothel in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana State Police have arrested two illegal immigrants who were running the businesses. Roxana Flores-Rodriguez, 39-years-old of El Salvador, and Jose Jaimes-Meza, 36-years-old of Mexico, were both arrested by state police and booked on multiple charges after they allegedly ran a sex business that mainly serviced the city's Hispanic community, according to the Louisiana State Police .


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