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Trump Administration Is Turning Child Migrants Away At The Border, Lawyers Say
In the past, unaccompanied migrant children who showed up with a lawyer weren’t turned away from seeking asylum, one attorney said. But now they are.
Deported Parents Make Last-Ditch Effort To Reunite With Separated Kids In U.S.
Parents who were separated from their children under Trump's zero tolerance policy are hoping for a second shot at asylum.
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ICE To Release Asylum-Seeker After 2 Years In Detention
After a legal challenge against his prolonged detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agreed to release Ansly Damus on parole.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Who Died In ICE Custody Was Beaten, Autopsy Shows
Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez had "deep bruises" on her body and died of dehydration, an independent autopsy found.
Trump Administration Temporarily Blocked From Banning Asylum Seekers
By Nomaan Merchant, AP
A judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday barring the administration from enforcing new asylum restrictions.
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Trump Asylum Ban Will Extend To Thousands Of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors
An administration official told reporters on Friday that the "suspension does not apply" to unaccompanied minors. It does.
Artist's Portraits Show Migrant Caravan's Hope, Joy: 'These Are Regular People'
Scarlett Baily, who talked to Central American migrants while they rested in Mexico, hopes her drawings will change Americans' "fear of migrants for a collective empathy.”
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Trump Blocks Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border Illegally
Immigrant rights groups quickly sued to block the change from going into effect.
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Undocumented Mom Leaves Church Sanctuary After 10 Months To Plead For Asylum
Carmela Apolonio Hernandez escaped Mexico with her family after her brother and two nephews were gunned down by gang members.
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Court Grants Asylum To New Jersey Teacher Held By ICE And Sentenced To Death In Egypt
Immigration officials could still appeal the decision allowing Ahmed Abdelbasit to stay in the U.S.
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Judge Bars Trump Administration From Blanket Detention Of Asylum Seekers
A judge ordered ICE to follow its own policies and review asylum-seekers for parole.
This Is What It's Like To Seek Asylum In America For Being Gay
, Guest Writer
I often thought of “correcting” my sexual orientation and going back to Ecuador to all of the things I had left behind.
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The United States Is Now The Global Leader In Asylum Requests, The UN Says
A staggering number of people are seeking safe haven in the U.S. while the Trump administration tries to keep them out.
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Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence
Jeff Sessions said he is "confident" his moves will reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants who come to the U.S.
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Trump’s Efforts To Scare Away Immigrants Aren’t Working Very Well
The number of illegal crossings isn't historically high, but it isn't plummeting either.
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Few Migrants From Caravan Allowed To Enter U.S., Apply For Asylum
People in the caravan have been camping out in Tijuana since Sunday, ignoring President Donald Trump's warnings against attempting entry.
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Migrant Caravan Reaches The U.S. Border
The Trump administration urged the asylum-seekers not to come.
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Trump Officials Warn Of Arrests As Migrant Caravan Reaches U.S. Border
By Delphine Schrank, Reuters
Many aimed to seek asylum, defying Trump's call to keep them out.
Teacher Would Face Death If Deported
New Jersey teacher Ahmed Abdelbasit, who has been detained by ICE, told HuffPost, “If they send me back to Egypt, I will be hung right away.”
Refugee Action Coalition
Up To 58 Australian Refugees To Fly To U.S. As Part Of Resettlement Deal
It's the second group of refugees arriving under what Trump called a “dumb deal."
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Under Trump, Asylum-Seekers Increasingly Face Criminal Charges
The Justice Department is prosecuting more people who come to the United States looking for protection, according to a report released Thursday.
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Israel Tells African Migrants, Asylum-Seekers To Leave Or Go To Jail
The UNHCR has said the ultimatum would violate international refugee law, and two East African nations deny making any deals on the matter with Israel.
Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay
Riaz Talukder pleaded with authorities to allow him to attend to his wife.
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Trump Administration Claims It's Not Blocking Abortion For Detained Immigrant Teen
Ryan J. Reilly
The girl could opt for "voluntary departure" back to her home country, an administration lawyer said. But her home country bans abortion.
Canada Is Using An Olympic Stadium To House Influx Of U.S. Asylum-Seekers
Many are Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake, fearing the Trump administration will deport them.
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