refugees

(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
July 25, 2018 - 6:18 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The immigrant parents arrived at Catholic Charities in white vans with their children, their paperwork and almost nothing else. They needed food, clothing, a place to stay and a way to travel to family in the United States. Many were still...
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July 12, 2018 - 6:22 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA AND LARRY FENN , Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for...
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July 12, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are introducing legislation to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. The bill from Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democratic leader of the progressive caucus, would give Congress a year to develop a more "humane immigration enforcement system...
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June 29, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's request for the Pentagon to house migrants detained at the U.S. southern border and even help prosecute them is prompting concern about strains to the military. Some call it an inappropriate mission. "We...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:35 am
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them. A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification"...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:25 am
By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious...
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