FILE - In this June 15, 2018 photo, winter wheat is harvested in a field farmed by Dalton and Carson North near McCracken, Kan. With the start of the winter wheat harvest just weeks ago, U.S. custom harvesters are having problems getting into the country
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May 09, 2020 - 9:40 am
Harvesters struggle to recruit foreign crews during pandemic
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September 06, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and VERÓNICA G. CÁRDENAS Associated Press MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions, an El Salvadoran woman who had crossed the Rio Grande and was apprehended by the Border Patrol was forced to go back to Mexico. Agents took her to...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:52 am
By COLLEEN LONG, MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other serious mental health problems, according to a government watchdog report...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 40 elected state and local prosecutors on Friday challenged Attorney General William Barr's bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions. Barr wants to change immigration rules that...
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July 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-two Border Patrol employees are now under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. This comes on Monday from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:35 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:10 pm
MISSION, Texas (AP) — Four people, including three children, found dead in South Texas near the border with Mexico most likely died of dehydration and heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S., authorities said Monday. A law enforcement official close to the investigation told The...
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July 09, 2018 - 1:20 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday's court-ordered deadline to reunite scores of young migrant children with their parents. The ACLU said late Sunday that the administration provided it...
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July 03, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for immigrant teens who claim they were severely abused inside a Virginia detention center said Tuesday they plan to push ahead with a federal civil rights lawsuit even though two of the teens have returned to their home countries and a third no longer wants to be part...
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June 27, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Health and Human Services inspector general's office says it's launching a wide-ranging review of conditions at shelters for migrant children. The agency said Wednesday it will focus on safety and health-related concerns, as well as the training and qualifications of federal...
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