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Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 07:21 PM CDT

Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Through Arizona Border

Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Through Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck. Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had just...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 02:17 AM CDT

Trump Wall Over Budget, Delayed, Won't Work: Gov't Report

Trump Wall Over Budget, Delayed, Won't Work: Gov't Report

A government report Monday warned that the Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, risks blowing through its budget and not meeting key deadlines regarding President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, NBC...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 05:13 AM CDT

Trump Admin. Wants to Limit Citizenship for Legal Immigrants

Trump Admin. Wants to Limit Citizenship for Legal Immigrants

The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 04:57 PM CDT

Judge Says Reuniting Families Is Government's Sole Burden

Judge Says Reuniting Families Is Government's Sole Burden

A federal judge on Friday said the Trump administration was solely responsible for reuniting hundreds of children who remain separated from the parents after being split at the U.S.-Mexico border, puncturing...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 03:39 AM CDT

Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys

Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys

Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 01:30 PM CDT

US, ACLU Divided on How to Reunify Separated Families

US, ACLU Divided on How to Reunify Separated Families

The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday revealed widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since the families...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 07:55 AM CDT

Worker at Child Immigration Facility Molested Teen: Police

Worker at Child Immigration Facility Molested Teen: Police

A worker at a nonprofit organization that houses immigrant children separated from their parents at the border has been booked on suspicion of molesting a 14-year-old girl at its one of its facilities in...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 06:43 PM CDT

Trump 'Sanctuary Cities' Order Is Illegal: US Appeals Court

Trump 'Sanctuary Cities' Order Is Illegal: US Appeals Court

A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday struck down a key part of President Donald Trump's contentious effort to crack down on cities and states that limit cooperation with immigration officials, saying an...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 10:45 AM CDT

US Must Seek Consent to Medicate Migrant Kids, Judge Says

US Must Seek Consent to Medicate Migrant Kids, Judge Says

A federal judge ruled Monday that the U.S. government must seek consent before administering psychotropic drugs to migrant children held at a Texas facility. U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee in Los Angeles...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 04:32 PM CDT

'What Went Wrong?' Senators Probe Family Separation Policy

'What Went Wrong?' Senators Probe Family Separation Policy

A Department of Health and Human Services official told senators Tuesday that his agency had warned the Trump administration that separating families would be dangerous for children. But some of the government's...

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