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AP
AP News
October 25, 2019 - 7:59 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities separated more than 1,500 children from their parents at the Mexico border early in the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday, bringing the total number of children separated since July 2017 to more than 5,400. The ACLU...
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CBS News
October 08, 2019 - 3:07 pm
President Trump's border security chief touted the fourth consecutive month of lower numbers of apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he also revealed that arrests of border-crossing migrants approached 1 million over the past 12 months. U.S. border officials apprehended or turned away...
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AP
AP News
October 03, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking potentially millions of dollars in damages on behalf of thousands of immigrant families who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The ACLU and other attorneys filed a lawsuit in Tucson...
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Getty
Rebekah Sager
October 02, 2019 - 7:55 am
According to the New York Times , during a meeting in the Oval Office last March, President Trump suggested closing the entire U.S.-Mexico border. White House aides were left to explain to the president that the move could potentially leave tourists and students stranded and launch an economic...
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AP
AP News
September 19, 2019 - 7:08 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a "world-class security system" that will be virtually impenetrable. Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area on Wednesday. It was a...
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AP
CBS News
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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AP
August 09, 2019 - 4:34 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana returned Friday to the Mexican beach where her father entered the U.S. illegally before she was born, this time to put final touches on a mural of adults who came to the U.S. illegally as young children and were deported. Visitors who hold up their...
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Getty
July 30, 2019 - 3:44 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 900 children have been separated from their families at the border since a judge ordered that the practice be sharply curtailed, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. One parent was separated for property damage valued at $5, the ACLU said. Six parents were...
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University California Press Blog
Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2019 - 3:19 pm
It took the efforts of two California professors to pull it off, but with the help of three pink seesaws and a bunch of kids, the two were able to unite families on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at University California, Berkeley and Virginia San...
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AP
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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