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September 11, 2019 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The justices' order late Wednesday temporarily undoes a lower-court ruling that had blocked the new...
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September 09, 2019 - 11:17 am
A federal judge on Monday restored a nationwide scope on an order he issued earlier in the summer to block the Trump administration's most sweeping effort yet to unilaterally restrict the asylum system for migrants from Central America and other parts of the world who seek refuge at the U.S.-Mexico...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:29 am
A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border, marking the latest legal defeat for a president waging an all-out battle to stem the flow of migrants entering from Mexico. The ruling by U.S...
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July 23, 2019 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening Guatemala over immigration after its high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States. Trump tweeted Tuesday that Guatemala has decided against signing a "safe-third agreement" requiring Central American...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:19 am
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of rumors,...
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July 15, 2019 - 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. According to a new rule published in the Federal Register,...
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April 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
A U.S. judge decided Monday to block the Trump administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico as they wait for an immigration court to hear their cases, but the ruling is on hold for several days. Judge Richard Seeborg in San Francisco granted a request on behalf of 11 asylum seekers...
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November 01, 2018 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Thursday his plans to automatically deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the U.S. illegally between ports of entry — part of his latest election-season response to caravans heading toward the border. It was unclear whether the...
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