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Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Chicago Man Arrested in Texas Human Smuggling Case

Chicago Man Arrested in Texas Human Smuggling Case

A Chicago man has been arrested and charged with transporting undocumented immigrants after federal agents near the Texas-Mexico border found 12 people inside his tractor trailer truck.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral Palsy Released

10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral Palsy Released

The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. government has released to her family a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Immigrant Child With Cerebral Palsy Detained After Surgery

Immigrant Child With Cerebral Palsy Detained After Surgery

A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who entered the United States from Mexico without permission a decade ago is potentially facing deportation after having to cross a Border Patrol checkpoint in South Texas...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

Teen at Center of Abortion Case Has Had Procedure: ACLU

Teen at Center of Abortion Case Has Had Procedure: ACLU

An immigrant teen held in federal custody in Texas had the abortion Wednesday that she had been seeking for a month, overcoming the Trump administration's objection.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Immigrant Teen Seeking Abortion Asks Court to Reconsider

Immigrant Teen Seeking Abortion Asks Court to Reconsider

Attorneys for a pregnant teen being held in a Texas immigration facility are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision not to order the government to let her obtain an abortion.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Court to Review Ruling Allowing Abortion for Immigrant Teen

Court to Review Ruling Allowing Abortion for Immigrant Teen

An appeals court temporarily stays a judge's ruling Thursday that would have allowed a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant

A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017

Another Immigration Detention Center Planned for South Texas

Another Immigration Detention Center Planned for South Texas

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to open another detention center in South Texas for people apprehended entering the country illegally.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

Teen Detained After Crossing Border Fights to Have Abortion

Teen Detained After Crossing Border Fights to Have Abortion

Advocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S....

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

DHS Will Start Collecting Social Media Info from All Immigrants

DHS Will Start Collecting Social Media Info from All Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will soon decide if immigrants are able to enter the United States based on information in their social media accounts.

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