immigrant families

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 5:23 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After 13 months of hard work, members of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties welcomed Hani and Hayam Samaan and their sons, 4 year-old Matthew and 5-year-old Karas, into their new three-bedroom Bridgeport twin home. The Samaans were one...
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In this June 17, 2018 file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File
September 02, 2018 - 9:03 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody. The government of El Salvador said the three, ages 12 to...
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Thousands of union workers from up and down the East Coast gathered at Penn's Landing Wednesday afternoon to stand against the Trump administration's immigration policies.
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Justin Udo
August 15, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Labor unions are uniting in the fight over immigration. Thousands of union workers from up and down the East Coast gathered at Penn's Landing Wednesday afternoon to stand against the Trump administration's immigration policies. Thousands of union members hold a #...
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 In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 31, 2018 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families and its struggle to reunite them, a fraught effort that's drawn election-year criticism from both parties. But...
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Construction workers watch as children hold hands during a march in protest of the separation of immigrant families, Thursday, July 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
July 26, 2018 - 2:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families. The federal government was under a Thursday...
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Esperanza Perez, mother of Miguel Perez, is comforted by Luis Retamal after receiving news that her son was denied U.S. citizenship on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
July 24, 2018 - 2:33 pm
By Tal Kopan (CNN) — The Trump administration gave its first indication Monday of how many parents separated from their children may have already been deported: More than 460. In a status update on the ongoing court-ordered family reunifications filed Monday, the government said 463 parents of...
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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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Immigrants awaiting deportation hearings line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Amy Taxin, File
July 02, 2018 - 5:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Inside a small courtroom, a half-dozen immigrant teens and their families sat anxiously on wooden benches awaiting their immigration court hearing. An attorney for a nonprofit gave a quick overview in Spanish of U.S. immigration law and what they needed to do: Speak loudly. Ask...
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A mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border Monday, June 25, 2018, near McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
June 25, 2018 - 9:23 pm
By Elliot Spagat and Morgan Lee, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration has scaled back a key element of its zero-tolerance immigration policy amid a global uproar over the separation of more than 2,300 migrant families, halting the practice of turning over parents to...
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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to find the votes to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul, House Republicans are narrowing on a slimmed down bill to stem the crisis of separating immigrant families at the border. But even that more modest measure hit...
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