immigrant children

President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
October 30, 2018 - 8:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States. Trump made the comments to "Axios on HBO" ahead of midterm elections that he has sought to focus on his...
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Immigration Family Detention
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September 06, 2018 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it plans to circumvent a longstanding court agreement that governs how children are treated in immigration custody, in part to detain families longer as a way to deter migrants from crossing the Southwestern border illegally. The Homeland...
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
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August 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besieged by ballooning dockets and...
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This June 30, 2015 file photo shows a sign at the entrance to the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas.
AP Photo/Eric Gay, File
August 01, 2018 - 6:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas inflamed the debate Wednesday over the detention of immigrant families, though there were few details about what actually happened. The American Immigration...
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In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards...
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Roger Ardino, 24, and his son Roger Ardino Jr., 4, pose for a photo as they and Pablo Ortiz, 28, left, and his son Andres were speaking to members of the media during a news conference at the Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
Ruben R. Ramirez/The El Paso Times via AP
July 11, 2018 - 8:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from them at the U.S. border. The administration has been scrambling to reunify...
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In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from their families are detained.
Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File
July 09, 2018 - 2:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — At least 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be released with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for the Trump administration to reunify families forcibly separated at the border, a government attorney said Monday. That's only about half of the 100 or so children...
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DNA testing is being conducted as part of the process to reunite children who were separated from their parents at the border.
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July 05, 2018 - 7:37 am
By Sonia Moghe and Nicole Chavez (CNN) -- DNA testing is being conducted as part of the process to reunite children who were separated from their parents at the border, a federal official with knowledge of the reunifications told CNN. "The safety and security is paramount and that it is not...
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Philadelphia police confront and contain a group of people protesting outside of ICE offices.
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Justin Udo
July 03, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have blocked the street where protesters are encamped outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at Eighth and Cherry streets. Commissioner Richard Ross spoke to protesters on Monday night and asked them to move, which they refused...
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From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town hoping to abolish ICE once and for all.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
July 02, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town Monday hoping to abolish ICE once and for all. Brutally hot temperatures didn't slow down demonstrators as they marched through the city in support of...
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