Migrant

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants caught near a section of privately-built border wall under construction on December 11, 2019 near Mission, Texas.
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CBS News
January 07, 2020 - 7:19 am
Washington — The Trump administration began implementing a pilot program Monday to collect DNA samples from certain migrants and immigrants in U.S. immigration custody, including teenagers and green cardholders. It's the first stage of a controversial and sweeping plan. Border Patrol officers in...
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September 18, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The last migrant child to be held at the Homestead facility for unaccompanied minors left on August 3 – but, since then, the U.S. government has likely spent more than $33 million to staff the massive, empty space. The spending was revealed Wednesday during congressional testimony with Jonathan...
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August 20, 2019 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council today requested a report on the status of homeless and unaccompanied immigrant minors living in the city, and what might be done to assist them. Councilman Mitch O'Farrell introduced the motion asking the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority to...
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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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June 26, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Several hundred Wayfair employees walked off work on Wednesday to protest the company's sale of furniture to a new detention center in Texas intended for detained migrant children. Employees and supporters filled Boston's Copley Square, near the company's corporate headquarters, shortly after 1:00...
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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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March 07, 2019 - 12:28 pm
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and "instigators" during an investigation into last year's migrant caravan from Mexico, infuriating civil liberties and media groups. U.S. Customs and Border Protection kept the information that contained passport...
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AP
December 29, 2018 - 2:14 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump deflected any blame from his administration for the deaths of two Guatemalan children this month in U.S. government custody as his Homeland Security chief visited Border Patrol medical officials amid promises of more thorough health screenings for migrant...
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CBS News
November 29, 2018 - 8:06 am
(CBS News) - A transgender migrant woman who died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody in May was beaten and denied proper medical treatment, according to the results of an independent autopsy and lawyers for her family. The private forensic pathologist who conducted the second...
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November 27, 2018 - 11:43 am
(CBS News) -- A 26-year-old mother from Guatemala was impaled by a rebar in front of her children when she fell while trying to climb a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. She was found near a San Diego border crossing and was treated for non-life threatening...
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