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AP
AP News
February 24, 2020 - 1:37 pm
Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before sunrise outside a state office in a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood to sign up for food stamps and Medicaid.
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AP
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 5:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015. Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate was acquitted of murder in the killing of Kate Steinle, who was walking on a pier with...
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Getty
CBS News
August 27, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Washington — The Trump administration is planning to use $271 million allocated for disaster aid efforts and other initiatives to expand space in migrant detention centers and bolster a program that requires tens of thousands of asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are processed in...
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AP
AP News
August 26, 2019 - 11:27 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nineteen states sued Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. "We wish to protect children from irreparable harm," California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said as he...
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AP
August 15, 2019 - 4:42 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The text was alarming: "today medical start force-feeding only with me. They put the pipe in my nose 3 times. My nose is bleeding and pain." Attorney Linda Corchado had feared this might happen when she heard her clients on hunger strike inside an immigrant detention center...
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July 31, 2019 - 12:09 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A woman whose 1-year-old daughter died weeks after they were released from an immigration detention center in Texas filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the private prison company that operates the facility. Lawyers for Yazmin Juarez are demanding $40 million from CoreCivic in the...
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CBS
May 28, 2019 - 11:54 am
A woman who just graduated with her Master's degree celebrated the accomplishment by honoring the people who helped her get there – her parents, who immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico and worked in fruit fields to give their children a better life. Erica A. Alfaro posed for a photo with her parents...
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Associated Press
September 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it is abandoning a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, and it is proposing new regulations that would let the government detain families until their immigration cases are decided...
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USA Today
June 22, 2018 - 2:43 pm
(KNX 1070) -- One part of the migrant detention center story is the facilities themselves. Now, there are questions about who is running these camps and what is that cost? Drew Griffin is an investigative correspondent with CNN. He tells KNX InDepth this is a big payout -- much of it going to one...
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Getty
June 18, 2018 - 11:10 am
(CBS NEWS) -- A Getty photographer has shared the story behind a viral image of an asylum seeker at the U.S.-Mexico border. John Moore said a Honduran woman and her 2-year-old daughter were taken into custody after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico. He said they were expected to be transported to...
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