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October 02, 2019 - 6:08 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to expand the collection of DNA from migrants who cross U.S. borders, and to include the information in a massive criminal database operated by the FBI. The effort is separate from and much broader than the...
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Gary Hess
August 20, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:40 pm
By VALERIO NICOLOSI Associated Press ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS ON THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — Carrying boxes of fruit, Richard Gere visited rescued migrants Friday on a humanitarian ship that has been struck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week, landing smack in the middle of a debate over...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Cameroonian men who share 10 mattresses on the floor of a third-floor apartment above a barber shop walk every morning to the busiest U.S. border crossing with Mexico, hoping against all odds that it will be their lucky day to claim...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:26 pm
By ROGELIO SOLIS and JEFF AMY Associated Press MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened...
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July 24, 2019 - 5:13 pm
By ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol said Wednesday that she joined a Facebook group whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers so she could read what her personnel thought about her, and said she knew little about the group. Chief Carla Provost said...
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July 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly denied a request...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months. The Department of Homeland...
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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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July 11, 2019 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is abandoning his effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and...
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