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July 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-two Border Patrol employees are now under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. This comes on Monday from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional...
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Jeff Katz
July 10, 2019 - 5:53 pm
Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have now deleted tweets promoting a hearing on "kids in cages" that was scheduled for Wednesday after it was pointed out they were using Obama-era photographs of illegal immigrants in detention centers. Here in red is the portion of the 2014 photo used by...
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Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
A New York Times report this week shows the conditions at Clint Border Facility in Texas are worsening and have now led to outbreaks of scabies, shingles and chickenpox. President Trump called the report a "hoax" but also said there will be more transperency with reports on the facilities and that...
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June 28, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats have convulsed into their deepest and most bitter rifts since taking House control in January, and it took a motherhood and apple pie issue like improving horrific conditions for children and other migrants seized crossing the...
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June 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:24 pm
By MARÍA VERZA Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's immigration chief presented his resignation to the president Friday as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response to U.S. pressure. The National Immigration Institute said in a brief...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pew Research Center has estimated that the number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that they no longer make up the majority in that category. There were about 4.9 million Mexicans living in the U.S. illegally in 2017,...
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June 10, 2019 - 8:21 am
By JILL COLVIN Associated Press STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing...
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Jeff Katz
June 06, 2019 - 9:10 am
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is buying 2.2 million diapers to help deliver migrants and their young children into Americans’ worksites, schools, and neighborhoods, according to an online contract request. The purchase implements the policy set by a bipartisan panel in Congress,...
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May 01, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By COLLEEN LONG and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S. Most of...
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