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Pope Francis, Who Chided Trump's Border Wall, Gives $500,000 To Migrants In Mexico
The donation will go toward helping those fleeing Central American who have found the U.S. border "closed to them," the Vatican said.
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Leader Of Anti-Immigrant Militia Group Attacked In Jail, Lawyer Says
By Julio-Cesar Chavez, Reuters
Larry Hopkins, 69, was arrested on gun charges after his group spent two months detaining thousands of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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ACLU Condemns 'Vigilantes' Who Are Allegedly Detaining Migrants On The Border
By Andrew Hay, Reuters
The United Constitutional Patriots claim they're helping U.S. Border Patrol catch undocumented migrants. The ACLU calls the group kidnappers.
U.S. Court Upholds Most Of California's 'Sanctuary' Migrant Laws
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely affirmed a July ruling from a lower court.
Judge Blocks Trump Policy Sending Asylum Seekers Back To Mexico
By Tom Hals, Reuters
The ruling removes at least temporarily a controversial Trump administration strategy aimed at immigrants trying to cross the southern border.
Former ICE Director: Closing Southern Border Will Do 'Nothing' To Stop Immigrant Flow
John Sandweg torched Trump's threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border and said his proposed wall "makes no sense."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Fox News For Geography Gaffe
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez slammed the network after it categorized three Central American countries as “Mexican” countries.
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Americans Would Run Out Of Avocados In 3 Weeks If Trump Shuts Down U.S.-Mexico Border
By Kate Duguid, Reuters
Nearly half of all imported U.S. vegetables and 40 percent of imported fruit are grown in Mexico, according to the latest data from the USDA.
Trump Administration Seeks To Cut Aid To El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Trump blames the Central American countries for a recent influx of asylum seekers.
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.
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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.
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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.
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