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Saturday, Aug 25, 2018

No Love for Ankle Monitors on Captured Immigrants

No Love for Ankle Monitors on Captured Immigrants

Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted with electronic monitoring devices...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018

Unrest Reported at Immigration Detention Center in Texas

Unrest Reported at Immigration Detention Center in Texas

Officials say it resulted in 16 men being moved out of the facility overnight. Authorities say no one was injured.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Guatemalan Family Reunited

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Guatemalan Family Reunited

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress says he's successfully reunited a 9-year-old boy with his mother in Guatemala.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018

Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City to Stay Open Another Month

Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City to Stay Open Another Month

Texas lawmakers say they have been told a temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018

DHS Chief Asserts Family Reunifications on Track

DHS Chief Asserts Family Reunifications on Track

The chief of the Homeland Security Department has told members of Congress that the government is "on track" to meet Thursday's court-ordered deadline of reuniting hundreds of migrant children with their...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

Lawyers representing immigrant parents separated from their children during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown are demanding more information about why only about half of minors under the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants, many of whom were later deported.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

South Texas Lawyer, Activist Accused of Smuggling Immigrants

South Texas Lawyer, Activist Accused of Smuggling Immigrants

A lawyer and activist is charged with human smuggling after being accused of picking up two immigrants in the U.S. illegally on the side of a South Texas road.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

Lawmaker: Tent Shelter for Migrant Teens Open Indefinitely

Lawmaker: Tent Shelter for Migrant Teens Open Indefinitely

A state senator says he has been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open indefinitely.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018

Texas Group Takes in About 30 Parents Separated From Kids

Texas Group Takes in About 30 Parents Separated From Kids

A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government...

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