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United Kingdom

Kristina Cooke

First stop for migrant kids: For-profit detention centre

14 Feb 2019

HOMESTEAD, Fla., SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. For a growing number of migrant children, this is their first home in America: a sprawling campus dotted with beige buildings, massive white tents and metal trailers, next door to a U.S. Air Force base.

$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups

18 Jan 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice.

RPT-INSIGHT-$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups

18 Jan 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18 Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice.

U.S. plan to keep asylum seekers in Mexico sows confusion

21 Dec 2018

MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO Mexican and U.S. officials charged with carrying out a radical new change in U.S. immigration policy to process asylum seekers in Mexico say they have not been informed about how the plan will work in practice .

U.S. has arrested 170 immigrants who tried to claim migrant children

10 Dec 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON U.S. immigration authorities arrested 170 people between early July and late November who came forward to claim migrant children in government custody, according to official data released on Monday, a crackdown advocates say is discouraging relatives from volunteering to take in some of the 14,000 detained children.

Trump administration moves to curb migrants' asylum claims

09 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration unveiled new rules on Thursday to sharply limit migrant asylum claims by barring individuals who cross the U.S. southern border illegally from seeking asylum.

Hundreds of migrant children held in U.S. tent city for months: filings

23 Oct 2018

U.S. authorities have held some immigrant children who entered the country illegally and without a parent in a temporary "tent city" in Texas for months, violating a 20-year-old court order on how long minors can be detained, according to court filings by civil rights lawyers and immigration advocates.

U.S. courts abruptly tossed 9,000 deportation cases. Here's why

17 Oct 2018

Liliana Barrios was working in a California bakery in July and facing possible deportation when she got a call from her immigration attorney with some good news.

Sessions limits U.S. judges' ability to dismiss deportation cases

19 Sep 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new limits on the ability of immigration judges to terminate deportation cases on Wednesday, the latest in a series of decisions to facilitate the removal of immigrants in the country illegally.

How a mother's tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage

17 Aug 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WEST PALM BEACH For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again. | Video

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