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Trump is about to sign an asylum ban

On Friday morning, the Trump administration is expected to take the most legally aggressive move it’s made on immigration yet — preventing people who cross the US-Mexico border without papers from getting asylum unless they go through a port of entry, or official border crossing. Read more >

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U. S. will deploy 5,200 additional troops to the Mexican border, officials say

Senior U.S. officials said Monday that some 5,200 additional U.S. troops will deploy to the border with Mexico by the end of the week, as President Trump likened a caravan of Central American migrants who are heading north to “an invasion.” Read more >

‘It’s an Exodus’

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — The long line of men and women waded into the muddy waters of the Suchiate River. Read more >

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Why Migrant Caravans Keep Forming

It seems as though overnight, the words “migrant caravan” have become embedded in the nation’s vocabulary. The term is splashed across television networks’ chyrons and national newspapers. Read more >

Pentagon plans to dispatch at least 800 more troops to U.S.-Mexico border in response to migrant caravan

The Trump administration is expected to deploy additional U.S. troops to assist in security operations at the southern border in response to a caravan of Central American migrants traveling north on foot through Mexico, U.S. officials said Thursday.  Read more >

Proposed immigration policy penalizes legal residents for use of public benefits

The Trump administration has proposed reinterpreting a piece of immigration law intended to screen whether legal immigrants are likely to be self-supporting or end up consuming public benefits. Known as the “public charge” rule, it’s sowing concern even among green card holders and permanent residents, who fear that signing up for social services may jeopardize their ability to stay in the U.S. Read more >

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5 things to know about Trump’s new ‘public charge’ immigration proposal

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Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials announced Saturday that immigrants who legally use public benefits like food assistance and Section 8 housing vouchers could be denied green cards under new rules ai Read more >

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Immigration crackdown makes women afraid to testify against abusers, experts warn

CHARLOTTE — One morning last January, Maria made a call that would change her life. Read more >

ICE Is Targeting Immigrants Who Agree to Take In Migrant Children

The U.S. government does not have the resources to deport every undocumented immigrant in the United States. America only has so many deportation judges, detention beds, and ICE agents. Thus, federal authorities must set priorities for immigration enforcement. Read more >