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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.
Nation Jun 22Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep
“At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solution to the Asylum and Loophole problems at the…
Nation Jun 10Cuccinelli named acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services
Cuccinelli is a former Virginia attorney general and has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally.
Nation Jun 06Homeland Security watchdog slams conditions at ICE detention facilities
The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees' rights.
Nation May 30Trump hits Mexico with 5 percent tariff in response to migrants
Trump said in a tweet the tariff will gradually increase "until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied."…
Nation May 22Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get the flu
The 32 sick children and adults have been quarantined at a smaller processing center. The center has been cleaned and will soon reopen but the closure.
Nation May 22WATCH: McAleenan addresses child migrant deaths in budget hearing
A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children. The acting head of the Homeland Security Department lashed out at the "appalling accusation."…
Nation May 08WATCH: Domestic terrorism threat is growing, U.S. officials say in hearing
The FBI has more than 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism across the country, top counterterrorism officials said Wednesday.
Politics May 032020 campaigns grapple with how to manage cybersecurity
Whether presidential campaigns have learned from the cyberattacks is a critical question ahead as the 2020 election approaches. Preventing the attacks won't be easy or cheap.