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Trump Aims To End Protections For Asylum Seekers
President Donald Trump has announced a new crackdown on protections for asylum seekers.
Honduran Held By ICE Dies In Custody, Becoming 6th Death Since October
Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive in his detention cell, and died at a Houston hospital.
ICE Deports Lutheran Pastor To Colombia Despite Church's Protests
The ELCA joined forces with local immigrant advocacy groups to try to stop Betty Rendón-Madrid's deportation — but their efforts proved futile.
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Trump Administration Can Keep Forcing Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico: Court
Advocates say the decision is devastating and puts parents and children in life-threatening danger
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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Police Chief Rails At 'Nazis' Enforcing Laws After Girl Is Ordered Deported Without Mom
"I don't want to be taken away from my mom," says 11-year-old Laura Maradiaga.
Church Ends Nearly 100 Days Of Continuous Worship Service After Asylum Policy Changes
A Netherlands church has held a 24/7 worship service since October to try to prevent the deportation of an asylum-seeking family.
Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico Starting Friday
The "Remain in Mexico" policy does not apply to children traveling alone or to asylum-seekers from Mexico.
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I’m An Immigration Attorney In Trump’s America And The Stress Took Over My Life
, Guest Writer
After months of working exclusively with asylum-seekers under the Trump regime, I was experiencing the telltale signs of compassion fatigue.
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Migrants Run Their Own List For Admission To U.S. — And Trump Is Making It Longer
The process leaves migrants with a lot of uncertainty and little legal protection.
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Immigration Is A Public Health Issue, But Not For The Reasons Some Politicians Claim
With a new myth-busting report, experts hope real health concerns can become part of a “more human” immigration debate.
Late Night Debunks Caravan Hysteria
Watch the late-night hosts demolish President Trump’s migrant caravan fear-mongering.
Fox News' Shepard Smith: Trump Campaigns On Public 'Fear Of An Invasion Of Migrants'
The Fox News host also shut down a viewer who said the president has intel to support his claims. Smith said, "No he doesn’t. POTUS has politics.”
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Separated Parents Are Failing Asylum Screenings Because They’re So Heartbroken
Immigration lawyers say separated parents are too grief-stricken to focus on their cases.
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.
Migrant Separations Blame Game
Who can stop the Trump administration from separating families at the border? Democrats and Republicans say it’s each other.
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Migrant Separated From Family At Border Found Dead In Texas Jail
Marco Antonio Muñoz, who was reportedly seeking asylum with his wife and child, is believed to have died by suicide.
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Australian Asylum Seekers Told To Choose Life In Jail Or Risk Death In Home Countries
"It’s essentially putting people who need protection into limbo or detention forever."
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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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Pamela Anderson Slams Australia’s Treatment Of Refugee’s Dog In Papua New Guinea
By Josh Butler, HuffPost
“Recent reporting from the camps indicates a new level of violence and suffering,” the actress and animal rights activist writes.
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Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'
“Australia has in effect created and then abandoned a humanitarian crisis," a UN watchdog group said of the situation on Manus Island.
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He Fled Violence In Guinea. She Escaped Misogyny In Pakistan. They Found New Hope In Brooklyn.
A nonprofit is helping refugees build careers in America as the Trump administration restricts resettlement.
Asylum Seeker Children At Risk In Israel’s ‘Baby Warehouses’
By Gaëlle Faure, Women & Girls Hub
Every day in Tel Aviv, about 5,000 children of asylum seekers attend daycare centers run by women with little or no training
Emboldened By Trump, Hungary Hardens Draconian Refugee Policies
Budapest announced plans to detain asylum seekers for months while they await approval.
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