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US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father’s arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won’t even look at him. Read more >

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FAILING TO BRING BACK THE DEAD

[Nov. 1, 2019] QUETZALTENANGO, Guatemala — Every week, Wendy Griselda DeLeon Morales goes to a cemetery in the hills of southern Guatemala and leaves flowers on the grave of a woman who may or may not be her mother. Read more >

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US Judges Continue to Block Trump Immigration Policy; hold placed on health insurance requirement

Associated Press, Portland, OR (Sun 3 Nov 2019  Read more >

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Judge Blocks Trump Policy That Favors Wealthy Immigrants

A federal judge in New York issued a nationwide injunction on Friday blocking implementation of a new federal policy that would deny legal residency to immigrants who are likely to depend on public we Read more >

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Trump just quietly cut legal immigration by up to 65%

(Oct. 9, 2019) With one proclamation signed late Friday evening last week, President Donald Trump made his adviser Stephen Miller’s dreams of restricting legal immigration a reality. Read more >

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Shoot Migrants’ Legs, Build Alligator Moat: Behind Trump’s Ideas for Border

WASHINGTON — The Oval Office meeting this past March began, as so many had, with President Trump fuming about migrants. But this time he had a solution. Read more >

Trump administration sets lowest cap on refugee admissions in four decades. Again.

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Acclaimed immigration film 'El Norte' returns, more relevant than ever

Filmmaker Gregory Nava was still early in his career when he made his mark with “El Norte,” the movie that made its debut in 1984 to rave reviews, sparked a national conversation about the situation in Central America and the realities of migrating to the U.S. and more importantly, influenced legislation at the time. Read more >

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ICE FAILS TO PROPERLY REDACT DOCUMENT, REVEALS LOCATION OF FUTURE 'URBAN WARFARE' TRAINING FACILITY

(Sept. 11, 2019) The U.S. Read more >

The Trump White House Wants Agreements To Reduce Immigration From Central American Countries By October

The White House has directed Department of Homeland Security officials to secure so-called “safe third country” style agreements, which require asylum-seekers traveling through a country to first seek protection there, with two more Central American countries by the end of the month in a bid to slash immigration to the US, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.
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