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MIGRANT AND REFUGEE CRISIS
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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The World Is Broken. Here's How We Fix It.
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A new, more just world doesn’t just happen sometime in the future. It’s something we must create now.
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Homeland Security Chief Faults Parents, 'Open Border' Supporters In Migrant Kids' Deaths
Kirstjen Nielsen ordered an overhaul of medical screening procedures at the Mexican border after Felipe Gómez Alonzo, 8, died on Christmas Eve.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reminds People That 'Christ's Family Were Refugees, Too'
Some critics on Twitter protested that Jesus was not a refugee after the representative-elect wished a merry Christmas to “refugee babies in mangers.”
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U.N. Human Rights Expert Calls For Probe Into Migrant Girl's Death In U.S. Custody
Jakelin Caal Maquin died in U.S. custody after a 2,000-mile journey from Guatemala with her father.
Syrian Refugee High School Student Hospitalized After Bathroom Attack
Police are treating the attack at Chartiers Valley High School as a bullying incident.
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Advocacy Groups To Send Presents To Migrant Children, Coal To Trump To Combat Hate
Planting Peace and Occupy Democrats hope to “turn acts of hate and intolerance into something positive."
Trump Policies Forcing More Migrants To Cross Dangerous Desert Where Child Died
The Trump administration's policies are pushing more migrant families into the desert.
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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.
Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Says Immigration Is Making America 'Dirtier'
Carlson ranted against those who want to admit the world’s poor "even if it makes our own country poorer, and dirtier, and more divided."
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7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration In Border Patrol Custody
The Guatemalan child was taken to an El Paso hospital after her temperature topped 105.
Fox News Host Fact-Checks Former GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz Live On Air
“That's not true, neither of those things are true," Marie Harf told Jason Chaffetz.
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Fox News Talked More About Migrant 'Invasion' Just Before Election Than In Past 3 Years Total
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And it appears they're only ramping up that fearmongering rhetoric.
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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.
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Migrants Don't Pose A Threat To Public Health. That's Just Racism, Report Says
"In too many countries, the issue of migration is used to divide societies and advance a populist agenda," the editor of the Lancet said.
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Banksy's Refugee Boat Could Be Yours For Just $2.50
It is fully remote-controlled and has a top speed of 3 knots.
This Organization Is Leveling The Field For Migrant Children
Only 55% of child farmworkers graduate high school. The East Coast Migrant Head Start Project is trying to change that.
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