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Trump Move to Limit Asylum is Challenged in Court

President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. ...

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Video of Cop Killer Tweeted by Trump Denounced as Racist

Luis Bracamontes, an immigrant in the country illegally who was convicted this year of murdering two law enforcement officials, is now the centerpiece of a video President Donald Trump tweeted ...

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Palazzo Inflames 'Caravan' Fears Despite Weekend Synagogue Tragedy

Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., sought to rile up supporters over a "migrant caravan" en route to the U.S. in an email sent just a day after a 47-year-old white supremacist— ...

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Trump Warns Honduras Over Migrant Caravan Now in Guatemala

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop a caravan of some 2,000 migrants, even as they resumed their northward trek through Guatemala ...

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Supreme Court Considering Case on Detention of Immigrants

An immigration case before the Supreme Court pits the government against immigrants it wants to deport following crimes they have committed in the United States.

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OPINION: Huddled Masses Yearning to Break Free

The world's largest gulag today is in the United States, where a quarter of the world's prison population is behind bars, and Mississippi is at the heart of that gulag ...

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US Plans to Sidestep Limits on Detaining Immigrant Children

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 ...

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US Appeals Court: Trump 'Sanctuary Cities' Order is Illegal

President Donald Trump's executive order threatening to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with immigration authorities is unconstitutional, but a judge went too far when he blocked its ...

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OPINION: ICE Policies Hurt Our Communities Beyond the Border

The cavalier attitude with which ICE conducts operations should be a cause of concern for us all.

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Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

Top federal immigration officials went before Congress Tuesday to defend their handling of President Donald Trump's now-abandoned policy of separating migrant children from their families, saying they keep records of ...

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Eight protesters gathered outside of River Hills Country Club, where Gov. Mitt Romney was holding ...