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(Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 4:21 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 18, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people...
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(U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)
August 16, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program. The case has drawn attention amid...
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(Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)
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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(AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras)
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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