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Nation Dec 0681 children separated from families at U.S.-Mexico border since June executive order that stopped practice
Dozens of children have still been separated from their families since an executive order stopped the general practice, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press.
Nation Nov 10Trump’s new move to limit asylum challenged in court
President Donald Trump's new regulations are intended to circumvent laws stating that anyone is eligible for asylum no matter how he or she enters the country, but that plan was immediately challenged in court on Friday.
Politics Nov 06Election security put to the test in polling stations nationwide
Election officials and voting rights groups fear that voter confidence in the results could be undermined if such problems become even more widespread on Election Day, as millions of Americans head to the polls to decide pivotal races for Congress…
Politics Nov 02AP fact check: President Trump’s rhetoric and the truth about migrant caravans
In a speech Thursday, President Donald Trump suggested without evidence that the migrant caravans are full of hardened criminals; in fact, they are mostly poor people with few belongings who are fleeing gang violence.
Politics Nov 01WATCH: Trump announces plans to sign immigration order, raising legal questions
President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals…
Politics Oct 31Trump stokes pre-election fear of immigrants to drive voters
With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's elections, President Donald Trump is rushing out hardline immigration declarations, promises and actions as he tries to mobilize supporters to retain Republican control of Congress. His own campaign in 2016 concentrated on border…
Politics Oct 29WATCH: Pentagon says 5,200 troops will be sent to U.S. border
The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants…
Nation Oct 28Pipe bomb suspect was spinning records as FBI closed in
In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he’d found work as a DJ.
Nation Oct 26More suspicious packages found intended for Booker, Clapper
The discoveries brought to 12 the total number of devices addressed in recent days to Democratic figures including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton.
Nation Oct 26Investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive
Investigators are homing in on a postal facility in Opa-locka, Florida, where they believe some of the packages originated, an official said.