migrants

Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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Venezuelan migrants
Ariana Cubillos/AP
June 19, 2019 - 11:30 am
GENEVA (AP) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from a year earlier — and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th most populous country. The...
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In this Thursday, June 13, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
June 18, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
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President Donald Trump gestures after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to Europe.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
June 07, 2019 - 8:43 pm
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, and Colleen Long WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's deal to avert his threatened tariffs on Mexico includes few new solutions to swiftly stem the surge of Central American migrants flowing over America's southern border. But it delivers enough for Trump to claim...
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President Donald Trump gives thumbs up before departing Shannon Airport, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Shannon, Ireland.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
June 07, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Jill Colvin, Matthew Lee and Luis Alonso Lugo WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of threats, President Donald Trump declared Friday that now "there is a good chance" the U.S. will strike a deal with Mexico to avert the tariffs he had scheduled for Monday to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of...
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Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe
Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo
June 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is claiming new success in lowering the number of migrant crossings into Europe as the country works with its northern neighbor, Spain, in securing more European funding for curbing migration. Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita said the number of crossings dropped...
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President Donald Trump plans to threaten to impose new tariffs on Mexico if the country does not step up its enforcement actions, a senior administration official said on Thursday.
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May 30, 2019 - 8:18 pm
By Abby Phillip, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to impose new tariffs on Mexico if the country does not step up its enforcement actions. Trump said in a White House statement that the first round of tariffs would begin on June 10 at 5% "on all goods imported from Mexico...
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A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber.
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May 22, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) -- A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber. The girl is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on May 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to Louisiana.
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May 19, 2019 - 7:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday denied reports that hundreds of migrants would be flown from the Mexican border to Florida and other areas in the U.S. interior to lessen the workload at crowded Border Patrol facilities. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, also on...
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Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border, previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on April 22, 2019.
Doña Ana County Detention Center via CNN
April 22, 2019 - 8:50 pm
By Darran Simon and Artemis Moshtaghian,CNN (CNN) - - A leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. FBI agents visited Larry...
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