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World Apr 07Virus crisis cuts off billions sent to poor around the world
The devastation wrought by COVID-19 across the developed world in cutting into the financial lifelines for people in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Nation Oct 11Trump ramps up deportations to Cuba
Since the end of the Obama administration, the number of Cubans deported from the U.S. has increased more than tenfold to more than 800 in the past year.
Politics Apr 17WATCH: Bolton announces new crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela
The Trump administration on Wednesday rolled back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries whose leaders national security adviser John Bolton dubbed the "three stooges of socialism."…
Nation Sep 22Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back
The Trump administration has imposed more stringent rules and vetting on immigrants in the U.S. trying to take custody of children who crossed the border on their own.
Nation Aug 03Immigrant parents fight chaotic system for their children
HOUSTON — The U.S. government's improvised system to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border has left hundreds of parents in limbo after they were deemed "ineligible" to get their children back.
Politics Apr 30Ahead of midterms, politicians try to woo Puerto Ricans who fled storm
The intensity of political attention is new for Puerto Ricans, who are accustomed to not having much political clout. While they are U.S. citizens, they cannot vote in the presidential election while on the island, which is a territory not…