illegal immigration

Associated Press
July 11, 2018 - 9:18 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border. In...
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(Dreamstime)
June 21, 2018 - 2:28 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Honduran woman who says she's facing deportation has taken sanctuary in a Virginia church. Abbie Arevalo-Herrera came to the U.S. in 2014 and has sought asylum based on what she says are death threats against her by the father of her oldest child. She reported receiving a...
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dreamstime
June 21, 2018 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims against the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile...
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June 15, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Mexican citizen to eight years in prison for an immigration conviction — more than double the recommended term — citing his lengthy criminal history and the fact that he's already been deported three times. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports...
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