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Lindsey Graham’s Immigration Bill Would Harm Children And Not Deter Immigrants
The plan to lock up more undocumented kids misses what is really driving migrants, advocates say.
President Donald Trump’s New Order To Charge Asylum Seekers
Under Trump’s new asylum rules, people will be charged a fee to apply for humanitarian refuge in the U.S.
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Senators From Least Populated States Say The U.S. Isn't 'Full'
Some lawmakers are scratching their heads at President Trump's suggestion that the country can't accommodate any more migrants seeking asylum.
Ex-ICE Chief Calls Trump's Threat To Nix Immigration Judges 'Single Dumbest Idea'
“What we need to do is the exact opposite of what the president is saying," says John Sandweg, a former acting director of ICE.
Trump's 'Compromise' Immigration Offer To Democrats Includes Major Changes Restricting Asylum Law
The proposal would gut asylum laws for Central American minors — which critics are calling a poison pill.
Trump Administration Is Turning Child Migrants Away At The Border, Lawyers Say
In the past, unaccompanied migrant children who showed up with a lawyer weren’t turned away from seeking asylum, one attorney said. But now they are.
Deported Parents Make Last-Ditch Effort To Reunite With Separated Kids In U.S.
Parents who were separated from their children under Trump's zero tolerance policy are hoping for a second shot at asylum.
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ICE To Release Asylum-Seeker After 2 Years In Detention
After a legal challenge against his prolonged detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agreed to release Ansly Damus on parole.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Who Died In ICE Custody Was Beaten, Autopsy Shows
Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez had "deep bruises" on her body and died of dehydration, an independent autopsy found.
Trump Administration Temporarily Blocked From Banning Asylum Seekers
By Nomaan Merchant, AP
A judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday barring the administration from enforcing new asylum restrictions.
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Trump Asylum Ban Will Extend To Thousands Of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors
An administration official told reporters on Friday that the "suspension does not apply" to unaccompanied minors. It does.
Artist's Portraits Show Migrant Caravan's Hope, Joy: 'These Are Regular People'
Scarlett Baily, who talked to Central American migrants while they rested in Mexico, hopes her drawings will change Americans' "fear of migrants for a collective empathy.”
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Trump Blocks Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border Illegally
Immigrant rights groups quickly sued to block the change from going into effect.
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Undocumented Mom Leaves Church Sanctuary After 10 Months To Plead For Asylum
Carmela Apolonio Hernandez escaped Mexico with her family after her brother and two nephews were gunned down by gang members.
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Court Grants Asylum To New Jersey Teacher Held By ICE And Sentenced To Death In Egypt
Immigration officials could still appeal the decision allowing Ahmed Abdelbasit to stay in the U.S.
Judge Bars Trump Administration From Blanket Detention Of Asylum Seekers
A judge ordered ICE to follow its own policies and review asylum-seekers for parole.
This Is What It's Like To Seek Asylum In America For Being Gay
, Guest Writer
I often thought of “correcting” my sexual orientation and going back to Ecuador to all of the things I had left behind.
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The United States Is Now The Global Leader In Asylum Requests, The UN Says
A staggering number of people are seeking safe haven in the U.S. while the Trump administration tries to keep them out.
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Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence
Jeff Sessions said he is "confident" his moves will reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants who come to the U.S.
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Trump’s Efforts To Scare Away Immigrants Aren’t Working Very Well
The number of illegal crossings isn't historically high, but it isn't plummeting either.
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Few Migrants From Caravan Allowed To Enter U.S., Apply For Asylum
People in the caravan have been camping out in Tijuana since Sunday, ignoring President Donald Trump's warnings against attempting entry.
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Migrant Caravan Reaches The U.S. Border
The Trump administration urged the asylum-seekers not to come.
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Trump Officials Warn Of Arrests As Migrant Caravan Reaches U.S. Border
By Delphine Schrank, Reuters
Many aimed to seek asylum, defying Trump's call to keep them out.
Teacher Would Face Death If Deported
New Jersey teacher Ahmed Abdelbasit, who has been detained by ICE, told HuffPost, “If they send me back to Egypt, I will be hung right away.”
Refugee Action Coalition
Up To 58 Australian Refugees To Fly To U.S. As Part Of Resettlement Deal
It's the second group of refugees arriving under what Trump called a “dumb deal."
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Under Trump, Asylum-Seekers Increasingly Face Criminal Charges
The Justice Department is prosecuting more people who come to the United States looking for protection, according to a report released Thursday.
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