Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Family separations a year later: The fallout — and the separations — continue

He had turned himself and his child in to the U.S. Border Patrol last May after crossing the river that marks the border between Reynosa, Mexico, and McAllen, Texas. ...

Justice Dept. denies bond for tens of thousands of asylum seekers

n a move that could keep tens of thousands of asylum seekers locked up, the Justice Department said Tuesday that it will deny a large class of undocumented immigrants a bond hearing to argue for their release. ...

Yuma Declares Emergency in Bid for Help Handling Surge in Migrants

In a news conference posted on the town’s Facebook page, Mayor Douglas Nicholls said he was seeking help from state and federal authorities as a result of the “imminent threat” posed by “too many migrant releases into ou ...

Advisory Group Recommends Changes to Migrant Processing

The report comes as border officials say they are struggling to cope with an influx of Central American families, with U.S. Border Patrol apprehending a record-setting 53,000 families in March. ...

US Wants to Build More Tents at Border to Detain Migrants

The Trump administration wants to open two new tent facilities to temporarily detain up to 1,000 parents and children near the southern border, as advocates sharply criticize the conditions inside the tents already used ...

Asylum Seekers Who Show Credible Fear Not Eligible for Bond

There were a total of 161,000 asylum applications filed in the last fiscal year and 46,000 in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Executive Office for Immigration Review, which oversees immigration courts. ...

An Afghan War Widower Is Caught Up in a ‘Chronic Problem’: Wrongful Deportation

It was Jose Arturo Gonzalez Carranza’s 22nd birthday when he found himself suddenly alone to take care of his 3-year-old daughter. Army officials called him at work to tell him that his wife’s military police unit had be ...

Democratic divide over immigration: Support for undocumented migrants is trumping border security

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, one of the latest presidential candidates to enter the race, says there is only one way Democrats can beat President Trump on his signature immigration issue in working-class places such as Ryan’s ...

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