migrants

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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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.
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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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President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base.
Susan Walsh/AP
April 15, 2019 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Monday that his threat to ship migrants to so-called sanctuary cities is taking effect, even though it remains unclear whether such a plan is feasible. Those Illegal Immigrants who can no longer be legally held (Congress must fix the laws and...
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President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for a tax day event.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
April 15, 2019 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats asked the White House and agency officials on Monday for internal documents on Trump administration deliberations on its proposal to send detained migrants to "sanctuary cities," which are mostly Democratic strongholds. The letter , which stopped short of demanding...
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Migrants hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters on Wednesday March 27, 2019, and have forced the crew to reroute the vessel north toward Europe.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Migrants hijacked a cargo ship that rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea and forced the crew to put the Libya-bound vessel on a course north toward Europe, authorities in two European countries said. Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the...
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Police escort men from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Mark Baker/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 6:29 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. By Mark Baker and Nick Perry, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who apparently used a helmet-mounted...
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U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Commander Jonathan White testifies during the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
February 07, 2019 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Health and Human Services official responsible for helping to reunite families separated by the Trump administration said Thursday he had warned colleagues that separating children from their parents would cause lasting, serious psychological trauma. Commander Jonathan White...
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Migrants stand by tear gas canisters they collected that were shot towards the Mexican side by U.S. Border Patrol officers after they attempted to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
January 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign affairs ministry has formally asked the United States government to conduct a thorough investigation into a Jan. 1 incident in which U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop crossing migrants. In a statement Thursday, the ministry said through its embassy...
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