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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 09WATCH: U.S. prosecutors add hate crime charges in California synagogue shooting
Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue and said he called a 911 dispatcher afterward to report that he had done it to…
Nation Apr 28Leaders struggle to make sense of fatal attack on synagogue
The rabbi who led a service on the last day of Passover suffered a gunshot wound to his hands and two others endured shrapnel wounds as political, civic and religious leaders across the country struggled to make sense of another…
Nation Apr 27Synagogue shooting kills 1, wounds 3 during Jewish holiday
A 19-year-old gunman opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday, killing a woman and wounding the rabbi and two others Saturday, authorities said.
Politics Apr 25Judge gives Trump administration 6 months to identify children split at border
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said Thursday in San Diego that it was important to set a deadline for finding potentially thousands of children who were separated between July 1, 2017, and June 25, 2018.
Politics Apr 06U.S. wants 2 years to ID migrant kids separated from families
The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border before a judge halted the practice last year, a task that it says is more laborious than…
Nation Mar 21Migrants encounter glitches with new U.S. asylum policy
Asylum seekers, who are being forced to wait in Mexico, are getting mixed messages about when their hearings are scheduled.
Nation Mar 20Asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico say they fear for their safety
The Trump administration's new policy calls for people seeking asylum in the U.S. to be held in Mexico as they await their hearings.
Politics Mar 09Judge extends authority to more families separated at border
A federal judge who ordered that more than 2,700 children be reunited with their parents on Friday expanded his authority to potentially thousands more children who were separated at the border earlier during the Trump administration.
Politics Mar 07Guidelines ask agents to target Spanish speakers at border
Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico, according to memos obtained by The Associated Press.