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Trump Ramps Up Racist Attacks On Congresswomen, Tries To Ban Asylum-Seekers
Trump again tells the Latino, black and Muslim House members – all American citizens, three born in the United States – that they are free to "leave right now."
Trump Issues New Rule To End Asylum Protections For Central Americans
By Colleen Long, AP
Beginning Tuesday, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.
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Asylum Seekers Returned To Mexico Face ‘Dangerous And Unlivable Conditions’: Report
Human Rights Watch finds that Central American migrants are at risk of sexual assault, homelessness, kidnapping and other violence as they wait at the border.
More Than 70 Million People -- A Record -- Were Displaced In 2018, UN Says
The head of the UN refugee agency sees a "rising trend" of people fleeing their homes to escape violence and persecution.
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Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies Days After Release From ICE Custody
Johana Medina Leon spent six weeks in ICE custody and died within days of testing positive for HIV.
Beto O’Rourke’s Immigration Plan Shows How Trump Has Shifted The Democratic Debate
The Texan's policy wish list might have once been very progressive but now reflects the broad consensus within his party.
Under Trump's New Asylum Order, Migrants Will Be Charged A Fee To Apply For Refuge
President Donald Trump directed immigration officials to introduce tough new asylum rules in a Monday memorandum.
Attorney General Barr Issues Rule To Keep Some Asylum Seekers From Posting Bail
The order would hinder immigration judges' ability to release detained migrants. The ACLU vows to fight it.
White House Laments Difficulty Finding People To Implement Trump’s Border Agenda
Finding enough people willing to bear the “personal cost” of keeping asylum-seekers out has made it hard to tame a “recalcitrant” bureaucracy, a top official says.
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Family Protected From Deportation By Continuous Worship Service Gets Dutch Residence Permit
For over three months, a church in the Netherlands held nonstop services to keep the Tamrazyans from being sent back to Armenia.
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Judge Calls For 'Humanity' In Asylum Ruling Amid Trump's Immigration Crackdown
A federal judge in New York appeared to call out the Trump administration when ruling on the prolonged detention of an asylum-seeker.
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Migrants, blocked at the border, wait turn to apply for asylum
By Caitlin Dickson, Yahoo News
Shaw Drake, Policy Counsel for the ACLU of Texas’ Border Rights’ Center, said that sequence of events illustrates “the crux
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Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Border Deal Has Serious Legal Problems
U.S. law doesn’t allow the government to send asylum-seekers back to Mexico to wait, seven legal experts tell HuffPost.
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This Asylum-Seeker Found A Community To Back Him. Now He Needs A Judge To Agree.
An Ohio couple and their community rallied behind a Haitian immigrant before they'd even met him.
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Church Holds Continuous Worship Service To Prevent Family's Deportation
Dutch police aren't allowed to enter churches during services. So a Netherlands church is worshipping 24/7 to protect a family of asylum-seekers.
Lindsey Graham Accuses Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Of Comparing Refugee Caravan To Holocaust
The senator tried to school the incoming congresswoman after she pointed out the history of asylum seekers in the U.S.
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Beto O'Rourke Condemns Use Of Tear Gas On Asylum Seekers At Border
"After being denied the ability to lawfully petition for asylum for the last 10 days, they are desperate,” he said of the migrants.
Contradicting Trump, Incoming Mexico Government Denies Making Deal To Host Asylum-Seekers
Mexico's future interior minister said there was "no agreement of any sort" with the U.S.
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Asylum Seekers Would Stay In Mexico Under New Deal Cut By Trump: Report
The president tweeted Saturday that "we will only allow those who come into our Country legally. Other than that our very strong policy is Catch and Detain."
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Trump May Move Ahead With Plans To Make Asylum Seekers Wait In Mexico: Report
It's unclear if the rule would stand up in court after a federal judge this week ordered the government to process all asylum applications.
Colbert Uses Trump’s Own Words To Prove He Should Be Deported
"You gotta get that guy out of the country," the "Late Show" host declared.
Trump Goes After Asylum-Seekers In Latest Pre-Election Anti-Immigrant Push
Trump lashed out at Democrats over the country's decades-old asylum laws.
Trump Says He’ll Put Any Asylum Seeker From Migrant Caravan In ‘Tent Cities’
“We’re going to put tents up all over the place,” the president said on Fox News.
Trump Responds To Migrant Caravan By Deploying 5,200 More Troops To Mexican Border
There will be more troops deployed to the border than are currently stationed in Iraq and Syria.
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Trump's Proposed Caravan Crackdown Could Land Him In Court
The administration is reportedly considering drastic measures in response to migrants headed toward the border.
Here’s What Happens When The Migrant Caravan Gets To The U.S. Border
As the Central American immigrants proceed through Mexico, Donald Trump remains left with limited options.
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