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New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say

12 Aug 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor. | Video

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids

10 Aug 2019

Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and exploitation of its largely immigrant work force, according to a federal lawsuit.

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants

08 Aug 2019

U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state. | Video

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations

06 Aug 2019

Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge.

No 'day in court': U.S. deportation orders blindside some families

26 Jul 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Carin, a 39-year-old subsistence farmer from Honduras, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her two sons late last year. They had fled after her political organizing led to threats of violence, she said, and intended to claim asylum.

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates

04 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration programme that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico. | Video

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case

14 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy.

Exclusive: Asylum seekers returned to Mexico rarely win bids to wait in U.S

12 Jun 2019

Over two hours on June 1, a Honduran teenager named Tania pleaded with a U.S. official not to be returned to Mexico. | Video

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat

05 Jun 2019

NEW YORK U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels.

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children

05 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them.

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