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Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 07:57 AM CDT

Follow the Trek of Venezuelan Migrants Fleeing on Foot

Follow the Trek of Venezuelan Migrants Fleeing on Foot

About 1.9 million Venezuelans have fled their collapsing nation since 2015 in one of the largest migrations in the world in recent years. The most desperate cannot afford a bus or plane ticket, and so they risk...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 07:37 AM CDT

Honduran Migrant Caravan on the Move Again in Guatemala

Honduran Migrant Caravan on the Move Again in Guatemala

Thousands of Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the United States on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 09:35 PM CDT

Trump Warns of Aid Cut Over Migrant Caravan Now in Guatemala

Trump Warns of Aid Cut Over Migrant Caravan Now in Guatemala

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:56 AM CDT

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

A new poll shows that little more than a third of Americans would pass a basic multiple choice U.S. citizenship test, NBC News reported. The survey, released this month by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 08:32 PM CDT

Immigrants Face Hurdles to Prove Abuse by US Agents

Immigrants Face Hurdles to Prove Abuse by US Agents

Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters from Guatemala came forward to allege that an agent conducted an improper strip search. The agent in question...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 07:19 PM CDT

How Latino Youth Activists Are Making a Difference

How Latino Youth Activists Are Making a Difference

Millennial activists are hitting the streets like never before to advocate not only for themselves, but for something else that impacts a lot of Latinos – immigration policies.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 06:15 AM CDT

Deported Parents Can Lose Custody of Kids, AP Investigation Finds

Deported Parents Can Lose Custody of Kids, AP Investigation Finds

As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: "They want to steal my daughter!"...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 06:19 PM CDT

Inspection Finds Nooses at Calif. Immigrant Detention Center

Inspection Finds Nooses at Calif. Immigrant Detention Center

A surprise inspection at an immigrant detention center in the Southern California city of Adelanto found significant health and safety risks to detainees temporarily held there, including a discovery of...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 08:01 PM CDT

Watchdog: US Unprepared for 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration

Watchdog: US Unprepared for 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration

Immigration officials were not prepared this summer to manage the consequences of a "zero tolerance" policy at the Southwest border, which resulted in the separation of nearly 3,000 children from their parents...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 06:59 AM CDT

Problems for Pentagon's Immigrant Recruit Program

Problems for Pentagon's Immigrant Recruit Program

Stricter Trump administration immigration policies have stymied Pentagon plans to restart a program that allowed thousands of people with critical medical or Asian and African language skills to join the...

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