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July 31, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A woman whose 1-year-old daughter died weeks after they were released from an immigration detention center in Texas filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the private prison company that operates the facility. Lawyers for Yazmin Juárez are demanding $40...
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July 30, 2019 - 4:29 pm
By REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Maria Chavalan-Sut, an indigenous woman from Guatemala, has spent 10 months living in makeshift quarters at a Methodist church trying to stave off a deportation order to a country she says has scarred her life with violence and...
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July 29, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) made the claim that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) did not exist before the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, which is actually false. Tlaib told the podcast Authentically Detroit, "It needs to be completely dismantled. We didn’t have ICE years ago...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the "Presidential Social Media Summit" in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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July 23, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States. Trump tweeted that Guatemala...
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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 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. ( - 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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