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Immigration

  • Number of Kids Alone at Border Hits New High

    by - Apr 8, 2021
    By ELLIOT SPAGAT and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March, authorities said Thursday, the largest monthly number ever recorded...
  • Migrants Released With No Court Notices

    MISSION, Texas (AP) — Overwhelmed and underprepared, U.S. authorities are releasing migrant families on the Mexican border without notices to appear in immigration court or sometimes without any paperwork at all — time-saving moves that have...
  • Over 4,000 Migrants Crowded Into Texas Facility

    by - Mar 31, 2021
    DONNA, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children...
  • Biden Taps Harris to Address Border Issues

    by - Mar 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border and work with Central American nations to address...
  • Immigration Bill Nears House Passage

    by - Mar 18, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic bills opening a gateway to citizenship for over 3 million young “Dreamers” and farm worker immigrants headed toward House passage Thursday, but Republican opposition means any legislation on the issue faces a...
  • Biden, Mexican President to Discuss Immigration

    by - Mar 1, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confronting the coronavirus and cooperating on...
  • Biden, Dems to Unveil Immigration Bill

    by - Feb 18, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is joining Democrats on Capitol Hill to unveil a major immigration overhaul that would offer an eight-year pathway to citizenship to the estimated 11 million people living in the...
  • Biden Faces Pressure on Immigration Policy

    by - Feb 15, 2021
    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — After a weeklong bus ride from Honduras, Isabel Osorio Medina arrived in northern Mexico with the hope President Joe Biden would make it easier for people like him to get into the...
  • DACA Case Comes Before Federal Court

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Tuesday court hearing over a U.S. program shielding immigrants brought to the country illegally as children highlights the peril the program still faces even under an incoming Democratic president who has pledged...

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