immigration

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April 02, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As he threatens to shut down the southern border, President Donald Trump is considering bringing on a "border" or "immigration czar" to coordinate immigration policy across various federal agencies, according to four people familiar...
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March 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will close the nation's southern border, or large sections of it, next week if Mexico does not immediately stop illegal immigration. In a tweet Friday, Trump ramped up his repeated threat to close the border by saying he will do it next week unless...
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March 06, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis — a real,...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' two top Democrats say they'll use "every remedy available" to oppose President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency to shift billions of federal dollars into building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:55 am
By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U...
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Associated Press
January 04, 2019 - 10:43 am
by Nicholas Riccardi & Hannah Fingerhut As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump's insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue for the government to work on this year. An Associated Press-NORC Center...
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January 02, 2019 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the southern border is "like a sieve," and he's lamenting how U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants trying to breach the border fence in Tijuana. Trump spoke during a White House...
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December 26, 2018 - 1:31 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday that they have done new medical checks on nearly every child in Border Patrol custody after the death of a second youngster in the agency's care in the span of less than three weeks. Authorities did not...
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Associated Press
December 26, 2018 - 8:21 am
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection have ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and...
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December 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
By COLLEEN LONG and ASTRID GALVAN , Associated Press Eds: Raises details of discovery of girl in migrant group at border. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — A 7-year-old girl picked up with her father and dozens of other migrants along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border suffered seizures and...
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