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U.S. judge blocks Trump order requiring local officials' consent to take refugees

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK A U.S. federal judge ruled on Wednesday to block an executive order by President Donald Trump that only allows refugees to be resettled if state and local officials agree to accept them.

Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees under Trump order

11 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the federal resettlement program. | Video

U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing 'public charge' immigration rule

08 Jan 2020

NEW YORK A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to set aside an injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a rule that would withhold green cards from immigrants likely to require government assistance such as Medicaid or food stamps.

U.S. implements plan to send Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala

07 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Mexicans seeking asylum in the United States could be sent to Guatemala under a bilateral agreement signed by the Central American nation last year, according to documents sent to U.S. asylum officers in recent days and seen by Reuters.

Trump administration prepares to send asylum seekers to Guatemala

21 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has begun an effort to send some asylum seekers encountered at the U.S.-Mexico border to Guatemala, a move that promises to transform the U.S. asylum system, according to three officials briefed on the initiative and related training materials.

Trump rule on health insurance leaves immigrants, companies scrambling for answers

01 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship, Guatemalan-born Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States.

Trump rule on health insurance leaves immigrants, companies scrambling for answers

31 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Oct 31 Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship, Guatemalan-born Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States.

The migrant caravans: Ten-year-old's journey ends with nine-month detention

13 Oct 2019

EUGENE, Ore. Anderson is obsessed with train videos. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. migrant policy sends thousands of children, including babies, back to Mexico

11 Oct 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico Since January, the U.S. government has ordered 16,000 migrants under 18, including nearly 500 infants, to wait with their families in Mexico for U.S. immigration court hearings, a Reuters analysis of government data found. | Video

The migrant caravans: A common road toward different fates

10 Oct 2019

The images were dramatic: Central American migrants moving northward en masse through Mexico - men, women and children walking up to 30 miles a day, some hitching rides or catching freight trains.

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