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In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. health officials again warned that public protests gripping the nation could make the COVID-19 pandemic worse. Dr. Deborah Birx of the Coronavirus Task Force said expanding virus testing is even more important as large…
By Jorge Rueda, María Verza, Associated Press
Citing a threat of the coronavirus from Mexico, the Trump administration has banned hundreds of thousands of people from crossing the southern border with emergency measures that prohibit nonessential traffic and reject asylum seekers without a hearing.
The Trump administration is saying increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border is necessary to prevent the coronavirus' spread. As a result, more than 900 migrant children were deported in March and April shortly after they reached the border -- much…
By Sonia Pérez D., Associated Press
Since the pandemic hit, migrants returning to Guatemala from the United States have been mistreated, run off or threatened by neighbors who fear they will bring the virus back with them.
By María Verza, Ben Fox, Associated Press
U.S. authorities say they've sent nearly 10,000 Mexican and Central American border crossers back to Mexico under new rules designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Judge Staci Yandle ruled last week that the government produced clear and unequivocal evidence that Faris obtained his naturalization illegally. Faris' attorney said the ruling could set a dangerous precedent for all citizens.
By Joanne Elgart Jennings
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is currently detaining more than 51,000 people. But with detention centers near the U.S.-Mexico border at capacity, more than half of those detainees are being held in remote prisons and jails, often far from legal…
By Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press
Six couples have joined a class action accusing federal agents of luring families to marriage interviews in Baltimore, only to detain the immigrant spouse for deportation.
Although “build the wall” was one of President Trump’s most-recognized campaign chants, he has found other ways to limit immigration and expand enforcement while in office. This past week included an ICE crackdown on undocumented immigrants who have removal orders,…
President Trump has said that major arrests and deportations of undocumented immigrants and migrants no longer eligible to remain in the country would begin this past Sunday. So far, the number of people detained appears to be small, but fear…
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