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July 13, 2019 - 3:20 pm
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded at about 4 a.m...
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July 12, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Washington, D.C. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Washington Examiner is reporting Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan is under investigation for leaks that stopped an ICE enforcement operation in June. Three senior administration officials told the Examiner of the investigation. The...
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July 02, 2019 - 11:17 am
By ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker has rolled out an immigration agenda composed of changes he could make without relying on Congress, including a shift away from criminal prosecution of border crossings and a new mandate for migrant detention facilities to meet minimum...
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July 02, 2019 - 7:14 am
By CEDAR ATTANASIO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday slammed as "completely inappropriate" sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his...
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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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Employees at Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
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June 26, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By ALEXANDRA OLSON and STEVE LEBLANC Associated Press Writer BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair planned a walkout Wednesday to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant...
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June 26, 2019 - 10:27 am
By PETER ORSI and AMY GUTHRIE Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him...
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(AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
June 25, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday he is stepping down as his agency is under siege over the discovery of dozens of children in filthy conditions at one of its stations in Texas. Acting Customs and Border Protection...
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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 05, 2019 - 4:37 pm
By ASTRID GALVAN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have access to English-language courses and legal services, officials said Wednesday. The Health and Human Services department notified shelters around the...
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