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World Sep 20WATCH: U.S. and El Salvador sign asylum deal
The agreement could lead to migrants from third countries obtaining refuge in El Salvador, even though many Salvadorans are fleeing their nation and seeking asylum in the U.S.
Nation Aug 29Immigrants in U.S. military face new citizenship rule for kids
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated guidance that appears to mostly affect non-citizen service members but caused confusion among immigration lawyers and advocates.
Nation Jul 24Border Patrol boss defends her membership in controversial Facebook group
Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said she immediately reported her involvement in a Facebook group, whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers, to an oversight division.
Nation Jun 28WATCH: Border crossings are dropping, top immigration official says
The acting secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month.
Nation Jun 22A look at how immigration authorities make arrests
Immigrant advocates and sympathizers are warning about arrests around the country as early as Sunday.
Nation Jun 14Premature baby and teenage mother held in immigration detention facility
Immigrant advocates say baby should not have been kept in the overcrowded McAllen, Texas processing facility and should have instead been in a neonatal unit.
Nation Apr 14Trump sanctuary city idea could help migrants stay in US
An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to “sanctuary cities” to exact revenge on Democratic foes could end up doing the migrants a favor by placing them in locations that make it easier to…
Politics Jan 23DACA recipients skeptical of Trump proposal to reopen government
President Donald Trump's latest plan to reopen the federal government would extend the program's protections for another three years, but the idea is likely dead on arrival.
Nation Dec 147-year-old migrant girl dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody
Officials say the girls, who U.S. Border Patrol agents found in Lordsburg, New Mexico, was taken into custody and then began having seizures.
World Oct 30What the U.S. troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border can and can’t do
The troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers or have any direct involvement in stopping a migrant caravan that is still about 1,000 miles from the nearest border crossing.