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BOSTON (AP) - A civil rights group is arguing that federal immigration officials are setting a deportation "trap" for immigrants seeking legal residency as they attend required government interviews. The American Civil Liberties Union says in a Monday legal brief that documents show U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is actively coordinating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to facilitate arrests when people visit USCIS offices for marriage interviews. USCIS and ICE didn't immediately comment.
JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) - Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island, this week. WPRI-TV reports a ribbon cutting ceremony for the 123-acre campus is scheduled for Tuesday. According to Citizens Bank, about 3,000 employees from Cranston and Smithfield facilities will move to the Johnston campus.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - East Providence police have released the names of two suspects in a shooting in the city last week that left a third man injured. Police on Monday said 21-year-old Jermaine Perry and 20-year-old Destin Holloway, both of Providence, have been charged with robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm during a crime of violence and conspiracy, in connection with the shooting Friday afternoon.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) - Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada are calling for an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The leaders were meeting in Vermont on Monday, where they discussed trade, energy and other issues amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa.
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