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AP
July 24, 2018 - 11:21 am
(CBS News) -- In exhibits filed in federal court this month, more than 200 migrants detained at the Mexican border this year describe "hieleras" and "perreras" — spanish for "ice boxes" and "dog pounds" -- nicknames for the facilities where they were initially taken after being apprehended by...
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AP
July 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards kicking their feet, they say...
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AP
July 12, 2018 - 12:26 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare...
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Getty
July 03, 2018 - 12:23 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of the ACLU and issued a preliminary injunction ordering ICE to stop what opponents claim is the arbitrary detention of legitimate asylum seekers. CBS News legal analyst Thane Rosenbaum says the detention policy is clearly intended as a deterrent:...
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Getty
June 26, 2018 - 4:02 pm
(KNX 1070) - The Trump administration now says children taken from their parents at the border will not be reunited with their families unless some other requirements are met first. Reunification will no happen unless current federal immigration law changes first -- according to the Secretary of...
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Getty
June 25, 2018 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says despite the controversy over President Trump's immigration policies, the U.S. must secure its borders. Sessions will travel to Los Angeles to deliver remarks at the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation's annual luncheon meeting Tuesday. Speaking at a...
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June 20, 2018 - 11:14 am
(CBS News) -- American Airlines, now ensnared in the billowing controversy over the U.S. policy of separating families at the border, said in a statement Wednesday that it has "requested the federal government to immediately refrain from using American for the purpose of transporting children who...
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AP
June 19, 2018 - 1:57 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions. Nelson and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, both...
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Jon Baird KNX1070
June 19, 2018 - 12:17 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Dozens of protesters marched outside the Palmdale office of Republican Congressman Steve Knight this morning. They want his help to stop the practice of separating undocumented children from their parents…when they cross into the US. KNX reporter Jon Baird is at the protest...
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USA Today
June 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
(KNX1070/CBS) -- Texas Senator Ted Cruz is pushing his idea to stop the separation of immigrant families along the U.S. border with Mexico. Cruz says immigrant families detained along the border WILL remain together. His proposal also includes requiring asylum cases to be adjudicated within 14 days...
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