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Inside the administration's $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers

DILLEY, Tex. — As Central Americans surged across the U.S. border two years ago, the Obama administration skipped the standard public bidding process and agreed to a deal that offered generous terms to Corrections Corporation of America, the nation's largest prison company, to build a massive detention facility for women and children seeking asylum. Read more >

Trump immigration agency wants to kick 50,000 Haitians out of the USA

President Trump's immigration agency is recommending that the U.S. end temporary protections by next January for 50,000 Haitians allowed to remain in the United States following a series of natural disasters that have crippled the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation. Read more >

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Trump administration moving quickly to build up nationwide deportation force

The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble the nationwide deportation force that President Trump promised on the campaign trail as he railed against the dangers posed by illegal immigration. Read more >

California Moves to Become ‘Sanctuary State,’ and Others Look to Follow

A 42-year-old immigrant was on her way to church in Mendota, a small Read more >

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Battle over sanctuary cities escalating

Immigration hardliners are threatening to hold potentially billions of dollars in state grants hostage as they seek to compel so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal law enforcement officials. Read more >

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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. Read more >

Border walls around the world

When the Berlin Wall was torn down a quarter-century ago, there were fewer than 20 border walls around the world. Read more >

Donald Trump's Wall: The human factor

San Diego, United States - It Read more >

The other Japanese internment America still hasn't fully acknowledged

In March 1944, 13-year-old Isamu Carlos Arturo Shibayama, his parents and five siblings were taken from their home in Peru and shipped to New Orleans on an American troop ship. Stripped of their identity papers, the Shibayamas were admitted to the United States as “illegal aliens” and sent to a prison camp in Texas, where they would spend the next 2 1/2 years. Read more >

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Embattled Borderlands

Will border wall strike a fatal blow to one of the most imperiled wild regions in North America? A must-watch video story of the U.S.-Mexico border: "But all of these borderlands treasures have been facing the eroding consequences of policies that prioritize large-scale construction of walls and other infrastructure, and that disrupt lives and divide the landscape. Read more >