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Trump attorney general's ruling expands indefinite detention for asylum seekers

17 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Attorney General on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in a ruling that expands indefinite detention for some migrants who must wait months or years for their cases to be heard. | Video

U.S. immigration arrests fall under Trump as resources shift to the border

21 Mar 2019

U.S. immigration arrests fell under President Donald Trump at the end of 2018 compared to the same period a year earlier, a drop authorities attributed to a growing need to deal with "alarming rates" of migrant families at the border.

First asylum seekers returned from Mexico for U.S. court hearings

19 Mar 2019

TIJUANA/NEW YORK A group of asylum seekers sent back to Mexico was set to cross the border on Tuesday for their first hearings in U.S. immigration court in an early test of a controversial new policy from the Trump administration.

U.S. immigration agency to close its overseas offices

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump's administration is planning to close the U.S. immigration agency's overseas locations, according to current and former officials and an internal memo, in a move affecting offices that currently handle family visa requests, international adoptions and other tasks.

Mumps, other outbreaks force U.S. detention centers to quarantine over 2,000 migrants

11 Mar 2019

Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he found a lawyer to help him seek asylum.

Mumps, other outbreaks force U.S. detention centres to quarantine over 2,000 migrants

10 Mar 2019

Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he found a lawyer to help him seek asylum.

More than 2,000 migrants quarantined in U.S. detention centers due to disease outbreaks

10 Mar 2019

March 10 Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he'd found a lawyer to help him seek asylum.

Exclusive - For migrant youths claiming abuse, U.S. protection can be elusive

07 Mar 2019

NEW YORK Growing up in eastern Honduras, Jose said his father would get drunk and beat him with a horse whip and the flat side of a machete. He said he watched his father, a coffee farmer whose crops succumbed to plague, hit his mother on the head with a pistol, sending her to the hospital for three days. | Video

U.S. faces 'crisis' at southern border, Nielsen says

06 Mar 2019

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday defended the government's position that the country faces a dire crisis due to migration at the U.S.-Mexico border in the face of fiery questioning from Democrats in Congress. | Video

U.S. sends first families to Mexico to await asylum, rights groups sue

15 Feb 2019

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK The United States began sending Central American families seeking asylum back to Mexico this week, a Mexican immigration source said on Thursday, while U.S. human rights groups sued the Trump administration, saying the policy puts migrants in danger.

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