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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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‘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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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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International Human Rights Body Convenes Hearing to Examine Deficiencies in United States’ System to Identify Missing Migrants

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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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