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22 immigrants died in ICE detention centers during the past 2 years

The 22 immigrants who died in the nation's sprawling network of detention centers over the past two years came to the United States from countries as far-flung as Vietnam, and as close as Mexico. Some had been longtime legal residents, arriving as refugees or students. Others were recent asylum seekers. Many were young — half were not yet 45 years old. Read more >

Washington Trained Guatemala’s Mass Murderers—and the Border Patrol Played a Role

UN special rapporteur demands inquiry into death of Guatemalan girl held in US

The United Nations monitor who acts as global watchdog on the treatment of migrants is calling for an in-depth independent investigation into what happened to  Read more >

The US has made migrants at the border wait months to apply for asylum. Now the dam is breaking.

The center of the American asylum crisis is the El Chaparral plaza in Tijuana, which sits at the foot of the western pedestrian bridge to enter the US at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in California. Read more >

Trump plan would force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as cases are processed, a major break with current policy

Central Americans who arrive at U.S. Read more >

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Judge stops Trump from enforcing asylum ban

A federal judge has ruled the Trump administration must allow people who cross into the US without papers between official ports of entry (committing the misdemeanor of illegal entry) to seek asylum, putting a temporary hold on President Trump’s November 9  Read more >

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Trump ready to begin drawdown of troops at US-Mexico border

Donald Trump is poised to start withdrawing troops from the US-Mexico border as early as this w Read more >

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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