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October 02, 2019 - 6:08 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to expand the collection of DNA from migrants who cross U.S. borders, and to include the information in a massive criminal database operated by the FBI. The effort is separate from and much broader than the...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Under threat of crippling U.S. tariffs, Mexico said Friday it had reduced the flow of migrants arriving at its northern border by 56% in three months. Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said he believes Mexico's strategy of...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:52 am
By COLLEEN LONG, MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other serious mental health problems, according to a government watchdog report...
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August 29, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight and Reform Committee is objecting to the Trump administration's decision to block committee staffers from conducting additional visits at 11 border detention facilities after visits last week revealed serious problems. The committee chairman, Democratic Rep...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Cameroonian men who share 10 mattresses on the floor of a third-floor apartment above a barber shop walk every morning to the busiest U.S. border crossing with Mexico, hoping against all odds that it will be their lucky day to claim...
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July 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly denied a request...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months. The Department of Homeland...
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July 19, 2019 - 11:52 am
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities. The Department of Homeland Security said Friday it will implement its "Migrant Protection Protocols" in...
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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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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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