immigration

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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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(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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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Associated Press
November 27, 2018 - 8:50 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. Most were dispirited on Monday...
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Associated Press
November 20, 2018 - 10:19 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that said anyone who crossed the southern border between official ports of entry would be ineligible for...
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Associated Press
November 15, 2018 - 10:43 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of armed U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to join them before making their next moves. Hundreds of...
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