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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.
Politics Sep 04Judiciary panel subpoenas Homeland Security over question of pardon offers
The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security over questions about whether officials were offered pardons by President Donald Trump.
Nation Sep 04Separated migrant children suffered trauma, watchdog report finds
The children showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms than children who were not separated.
Nation Aug 27U.S. moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs
The news comes as hurricane season is ramping up and Tropical Storm Dorian is barreling toward South Florida.
Nation Aug 21WATCH: Trump administration proposes longer detention of migrant families
The Department of Homeland Security is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
Nation Aug 12WATCH: Trump administration issues rules to deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers will now weigh public assistance along with other factors such as education, household income and health to determine whether to grant legal status.
Nation Jul 23U.S. immigration operation targeting thousands nets 35 arrests
President Donald Trump billed the operation as a major show of force in an effort to "deport millions" of people in the country illegally as the number of Central American families crossing the southern border has skyrocketed.
Nation Jul 18WATCH: Homeland Security head McAleenan questioned over treatment of migrants
McAleenan's testimony comes one week after Democrats released a report that found 18 children under 2 years old were kept from their parents for up to six months.
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.