migrants

Girls eat lunch at a shelter for migrant teenage girls, in Lake Worth, Fla.
Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
This month new government data shows an unprecedented 69,550 migrant children were held in U.S. government custody over the past year, enough infants, toddlers, kids and teens to overflow the typical NFL stadium. That's more kids detained away from their parents than any other country, according to...
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Luz Aurora Vidal and her son, Martín Batalla Vidal, line up to take a bus to Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York.
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AP News
November 11, 2019 - 12:20 pm
A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Doctors Held by ICE
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 10:47 am
Held behind bars as they pleaded for asylum, these two men say they watched people around them receiving poor medical care, but — despite their years of training — felt powerless to help.
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In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice hangs in the press briefing room at the Justice Department, in Washington.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:28 am
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
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Supreme Court of the United States
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 9:57 am
The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
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Acting Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, speaks during a briefing at the White House, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 14, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By Zeke Miller and Ashlety Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official says the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming "huddled masses" of immigrants to American shores, was referring to "people coming from Europe" and that the nation is looking to...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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August 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says at least four children from his state were recently separated from their parents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and wrote Monday to demand the agency halt the practice until it has a plan to ensure...
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Three Walmart workers, Melisa Gonzalez, Jesus Romero and Raven Ramos, who helped people to escape during the mass shooting on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, get emotional during during a vigil at Ponder Park in honor of the shooting victims in El Paso, Texas.
Lola Gomez/Austin American-Statesman via AP
August 07, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Russell Contreras and John L. Mone, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The massacre that killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso struck a city that has long been the cradle of Mexican American culture and immigration and suffered through bloody episodes of racial violence in the past. The...
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A migrant baby is given a bath at the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Marco Ugarte/AP Photo
July 17, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Maria Verza, Associated Press NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in...
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