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Trump To Ask Congress For Additional $8.6 Billion For Border Wall In New Budget
By Roberta Rampton, Reuters
The demand is six times what Congress allocated for border projects in each of the past two fiscal years.
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Trump Administration Won't Say If Deported Parents Can Ever Reunite With Their Kids
The parents haven't seen their children in months and are hoping the U.S. government will let them back into the country.
Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters
Venezuelan Troops Fire Tear Gas At Protesters As Maduro Closes Colombian Border
By Nelson Bocanegra and Anggy Polanco, Reuters
President Nicolas Maduro closed the border to stop the opposition bringing U.S. humanitarian aid into Venezuela.
'El Chapo' Lawyers May Challenge Conviction Over Juror Remarks
By Brendan Pierson, Reuters
The Mexican drug lord was found guilty of running a criminal enterprise, drug trafficking, conspiracy and using firearms as leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel.
House Judiciary Committee To Investigate Trump's National Emergency Declaration
By David Morgan, Reuters
Democrats on the committee are giving the White House until next Friday to provide legal documents about the declaration decision.
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Pope Francis On Border Wall: Irrational Fear Of Migration Drives People 'Crazy'
The pope, who is visiting Central America this week, has made speaking up for migrants and refugees one of his top priorities.
Jessica Simpson's '10 Year Challenge' Photo Pokes Fun At Her Swollen Ankles
Last Year's Central American Caravan Dwindles, New One Forms
The latest caravan began Monday night with many women and children boarding buses bound for the Guatemalan border.
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Trump Reaffirms He'll Almost 'Definitely' Declare National Emergency
By Patricia Zengerle and Steve Holland, Reuters
“I have the absolute right to declare a national emergency. I’m not prepared to do that yet but if I have to I will ... I may do it."
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No End To Government Shutdown In Sight As Trump Sticks With Border Wall Demand
By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, AP
Trump is sticking with his demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico.
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Father Of Guatemalan Boy Who Died In U.S. Custody Heard Rumors They Could Cross Border
By Sonia Perez D., AP
After hearing the rumors, Agustin Gomez thought he should take advantage of “the opportunity” to fulfill his son’s dreams.
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Trump Is Fixated On MS-13. But He's Making It Harder For Its Victims To Get Asylum.
She came to the United States to escape MS-13. Now she has to get approval to stay.
Australian Associated Press
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid To Enforce Asylum Restrictions
Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s four liberals in denying the administration’s request.
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U.S. Border Agents Who Detained Girl Won't Speak With Congress About Her Death
By Andrew Hay, Reuters
Congressional Hispanic Caucus members plan to visit the patrol station where 7-year-old Jakelin Caal was taken.
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200 Nations Agree On Global Climate Pact Rules After Weeks Of Talks
By Bate Felix, Nina Chestney and Agnieszka Barteczko, Reuters
After two weeks of talks in Poland, nations finally agreed on rules for combatting climate change.
Mexico To Invest $30 Billion To Boost Growth, Stem Migration
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the investment and a policy shift would stem migration better than "containment measures."
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Congress Approves Short-Term Spending Bill To Avert Government Shutdown
The stopgap bill extends funding through Dec. 21.
Let The Caravan In
Antonio De Loera-Brust
, Guest Writer
The violence committed at the border in our name is a choice. Lucky for us, there is an alternative.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Trump Returns To Bashing The Migrant Caravan, Calling It A 'Big Con'
The president said asylum seekers can't be serious if they're waving flags from their home countries.
The Truth About The Desperate Migrants Who Make Up The Caravan
, Guest Writer
The Central American immigrants I see in my social work practice have been exposed to horrifying trauma, and they have an indefatigable desire to move forward.
There Aren't Enough People In Central America For A ‘National Emergency’ On The Border
The numbers just don't add up.
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Trump’s Military Response To Migrant Caravan Foreshadows A Dark Long-Term Climate Policy
Alexander C. Kaufman
Migration from Central America soared over the past decade amid droughts and violence. Climate change will only exacerbate those.
Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters
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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Donald Trump: U.S. To 'Substantially' Cut Aid To Honduras, Guatemala And El Salvador
Citing no evidence, he claimed “criminals and unknown Middle Easterners” were in a migrant caravan headed for the U.S.
Migrant Caravan Begins To Cross Into Mexico From Guatemala
The group initially clashed with police as some attempted to rush the border.
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