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In this June 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, from right, from Oregon, speaks to the media
Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File
July 09, 2019 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A book by Sen. Jeff Merkley on the treatment of refugees at the Texas border is coming out next month. The publisher is calling "America Is Better Than This" a "cry of outrage." Merkley, an Oregon Democrat, made headlines when he traveled to Texas in 2018 and streamed his efforts to...
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Arizona-based company seeking to open up a housing facility in North Philadelphia for unaccompanied migrant youth from the U.S. border sued the City of Philadelphia. The grounds for the lawsuit was unlawful discrimination. The 13 page complaint filed in the...
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Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the partial government shutdown continuing over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the debate over immigration remains open. Meanwhile, some local chefs are working hard to bring attention to the plight of immigrants in the restaurant industry during a fundraiser...
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This undated photo provided by Catarina Gomez on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, shows her half-brother Felipe Gomez Alonzo, 7, near Laguna Brava in Yalambojoch, Guatemala.
Catarina Gomez via AP
December 27, 2018 - 4:06 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody took his son to the border after hearing rumors that parents and their children would be allowed to migrate to the United States and escape the poverty in their homeland, the boy's stepsister told The...
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In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M.
Christian Torres/AP, file
December 26, 2018 - 9:30 am
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection have ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month. The death came during an...
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In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M.
Christian Torres/AP, file
December 25, 2018 - 4:31 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early Tuesday, U.S. immigration authorities said, marking the second death of an immigrant child in detention this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial...
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