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Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 06:47 PM EDT

Federal Judge Refuses to Shut Down DACA Program

Federal Judge Refuses to Shut Down DACA Program

A federal judge in Texas declined Friday to order an immediate halt to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era initiative that has allowed 700,000 young people, known as "Dreamers," to...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 08:00 PM EDT

Abuse Charges Raise Pressure to Reunite Migrant Families

Abuse Charges Raise Pressure to Reunite Migrant Families

The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

Migrant Children Sent to Conn. Given Legal Immigration Status

Migrant Children Sent to Conn. Given Legal Immigration Status

Six weeks after a judge ordered a pair of migrant children in Connecticut to be reunited with their parents, the government granted each child one year of legal immigration status in the United States. The U.S....

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 01:46 PM EDT

Mom: Tot Died in ICE Custody, Got Inadequate Medical Care

Mom: Tot Died in ICE Custody, Got Inadequate Medical Care

A toddler who came across the border with her mother seeking asylum died after receiving inadequate medical care in ICE custody, according to lawyers for the woman. Yazmin Juárez came to the United States in...

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 08:00 PM EDT

ICE-Issued Ankle Monitors Called Inhumane, Ineffective

ICE-Issued Ankle Monitors Called Inhumane, Ineffective

Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted with electronic monitoring devices...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

Mollie Tibbetts Killing Focuses Attention on Immigrants in Agriculture

Mollie Tibbetts Killing Focuses Attention on Immigrants in Agriculture

The arrest of a Mexican farmworker in the death of an Iowa college student renewed calls to change immigration laws, but it also focused attention on the immigrant workers whose labor is essential to the state's...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 02:17 AM EDT

Personnel Issues at Migrant Child Housing Facilities: Report

Personnel Issues at Migrant Child Housing Facilities: Report

Arizona health officials have spotted personnel records concerns at several facilities housing migrant children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Arizona Department of Health Services...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 03:28 AM EDT

ICE Coerced Migrant Parents Into Leaving Kids: Complaint

ICE Coerced Migrant Parents Into Leaving Kids: Complaint

Immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:37 AM EDT

Mexican Man Charged in Iowa Slaying Worked Under Fake Name

Mexican Man Charged in Iowa Slaying Worked Under Fake Name

A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month, his...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

Army Reinstates Dozens of Discharged Immigrants

Army Reinstates Dozens of Discharged Immigrants

At least three dozen immigrant recruits who were booted from the U.S. Army after enlisting with a promised pathway to citizenship are being brought back to serve, according to court records filed Monday. Since...

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Obama Visiting Super Blue Philly, With Good Reason: Turnout
Obama Visiting Super Blue Philly, With Good Reason: Turnout

Obama will be speaking to the choir when he comes Friday to rally voters for Pennsylvania's Democratic candidates ahead of the November midterm elections — but with good reason.

After Killing Parents, Chesco Gunman Throws Back Beers
After Killing Parents, Chesco Gunman Throws Back Beers

Bruce Rogal had just killed his elderly parents after shooting at his ex-wife six times when he went to a friend’s house for a few beers, according to law enforcement sources.

4 Dead, Including Suspect, After Maryland Warehouse Shooting
4 Dead, Including Suspect, After Maryland Warehouse Shooting

An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life, authorities said. Several other people were wounded. The suspect was a 26-year-old temporary...

Battle Over Contracts at Colonial School District
Battle Over Contracts at Colonial School District

Some parents want to Colonial School board president to step down over a lawsuit filed over how the district is handing out contracts.

For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be Like Clarence Thomas'
For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be Like Clarence Thomas'

When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something...