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MIGRANT AND REFUGEE CRISIS
DOJ Lawyer Who Said Migrant Kids Don't Need Soap Says Words Taken Out Of Context
NBC News reported that Justice Department attorney Sarah Fabian wrote a private Facebook post defending her comments in court.
DISTURBING: Photo Of Drowned Father And Daughter Highlights Migrants' Tragic Struggles
By Peter Orsi and Amy Guthrie, AP
Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and daughter Valeria drowned on the bank of the Rio Grande.
Over 100 Migrant Kids Moved Back To Border Facility Where Mistreatment Reported
An official, who briefed reporters on the condition of anonymity, wouldn't say exactly how many children are currently detained there.
First Lady Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ Hypocrisy
First lady Melania Trump has vowed to protect children everywhere, but it seems she may have forgotten about the ones at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Utah Newspaper Says U.S. Is Running 'Concentration Camps For Refugee Children'
"We need to stop denying that and decide if we are comfortable with that fact. And how we will explain it to our children," wrote The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board.
4 Severely Ill Migrant Toddlers Hospitalized After Lawyers Visit Border Patrol Facility
The kids were unresponsive, feverish and vomiting, yet receiving no medical care, according to lawyers.
Justice Department Argues Against Providing Soap, Toothbrushes, Beds To Detained Kids
“I find it inconceivable that the government would say" current conditions are "safe and sanitary," as required, said a stunned Judge William Fletcher.
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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Syrian Refugee Arrested On Allegations Of Planning Attack On Pittsburgh Church
Mustafa Mousab Alowemer was arrested on terrorism charges in relation to a plan to attack a church in Pittsburgh, according to the Justice Department.
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Angelina Jolie Visits Refugees Fleeing Venezuela, Pleads For Aid And Compassion
Jolie, an actress and U.N. special envoy, praised the "strongest people in the world."
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Resettling Refugees One ‘Culturally Appropriate’ Hot Meal At A Time
Anna Lucente Sterling
There’s a little-known resettlement requirement that runs counter to the Trump administration’s unwelcoming stance toward migrants.
Guatemalan Toddler Apprehended At U.S. Border Dies In Hospital
The 2 1/2-year-old boy had been hospitalized for several weeks after crossing the border with his mother.
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Ben Stiller Pleads Case For Syrian Refugees At Hearing: 'We Must Not Look Away'
The actor delivered statements on the humanitarian impact of the Syrian war and how the United States can better help these refugees.
CULTURE & ARTS
Migrant Caravan Photographer Saw Heart-Wrenching Scenes Through Her Lens
Ada Trillo began following the Central American caravan after hearing Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric, calling her art a form of "peaceful protest."
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America Is On Track To Accept A Historically Low Number Of Refugees This Year
Trump capped refugee admissions at a record low 30,000 for this fiscal year — but advocates say the U.S. won't hit even that target.
Trump Administration To Close International Offices For Refugee Cases
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed plans to close its offices abroad to deal with a growing backlog of immigration cases.
More Than 2,000 Migrants In ICE Detention Centers Quarantined For Disease Outbreaks
ICE detention centers throughout the country have quarantined migrants after outbreaks of mumps, influenza and chicken pox.
Stephen Colbert Taunts Trump With A Scathing New Rhyme About His Intel Failings
The "Late Show" host turns to song and dance in his latest presidential takedown.
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Twitter Erupts Over Donald Trump's Latest Fearmongering: 'The Boy Who Cried Caravan'
Twitter users chided Trump after he cited a segment from Fox News' morning show "Fox & Friends."
Thousands More Migrant Kids Separated Than Reported
Thousands more children were separated from their families than originally reported.
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Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Parents, New Watchdog Report Finds
A new report shows that in 2017, government officials noticed a "steep increase" in separated children in detention centers.
Justin Trudeau Passionately Defends Refugees After Islamophobic Town Hall Question
The Canadian prime minister was confronted by a man who claimed Muslims "want to kill us."
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Trevor Noah: Trump Has Conjured Up A New 'Hurricane' Of Migrants
You don't need a mad weatherman to know which way the wind blows.
Hillary Clinton Posts Year-End Thoughts, Calls 2018 'A Dark Time For Our Country'
The former first lady addressed the migrant caravan, journalism, "candidates who ran races with grit" and more on her Instagram.
Trump Blames Democrats For Deaths Of 2 Children In Border Patrol Custody
“If we had a Wall, they wouldn’t even try!” the president claimed.
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