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Nation Jul 17ACLU seeks to block Trump asylum rule
Civil liberties groups are asking for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration's effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Nation Jul 16WATCH: Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in Eric Garner case
The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.
Nation Jul 16Justice Department won’t charge New York officer in Eric Garner’s death
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
Nation Jul 1562 border employees are under internal investigation for social media posts
"Messages posted on a private page that are discriminatory or harassing are not protected and violate standards of conduct," said Matthew Klein, assistant commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility.
Nation Jul 15Trump moves to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants
According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.
Nation Jul 11U.S. plans to begin immigration raids soon. Here’s what we know
A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump.
Politics Jul 10WATCH: Asylum-seeker tells House she came to U.S. seeking safety, but watched her daughter die
Yazmin Juárez, a Guatemalan mother seeking asylum who appeared before a House panel Wednesday, said she testified because she wanted everyone to know about conditions in ICE detention. "I do not want more children to suffer."…
Nation Jul 09Most attackers made threats before striking, Secret Service report finds
One-third of the attackers who terrorized schools, houses of worship or businesses nationwide last year had a history of serious domestic violence, two-thirds had mental health issues, and nearly all had made threatening or concerning communications that worried others before…
World Jul 01Conditions dire for asylum seekers stuck in Mexico, human rights group says
Several asylum seekers interviewed by Human Rights Watch were attacked, kidnapped or sexually assaulted in Mexico while waiting for court hearings. When some go to the U.S. for their hearings, they lose their shelter in Mexico and have no place…
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.