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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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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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October 19, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Eager to bring immigration to the forefront as the midterm elections near, President Donald Trump suggested without evidence that Democrats or their allies are supporting a "caravan" of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads. But investigators...
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July 12, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are introducing legislation to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. The bill from Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democratic leader of the progressive caucus, would give Congress a year to develop a more "humane immigration enforcement system...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:46 pm
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Eleven families who had been detained and separated after they were caught crossing the U.S. border illegally returned home to Guatemala aboard a chartered flight. They lined up on the tarmac, shuffling — their shoelaces had been taken as a...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:25 am
By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:55 pm
By GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press __ SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration has already led to overrun detention facilities, long lines of asylum seekers camping out at the U.S.-Mexico border and a decision to separate young children from their parents...
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