Immigrants

(Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)
March 30, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a major expansion of a top government effort to address the swelling number of Central Americans arriving in the country, a Trump administration official said Saturday.
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(Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)
February 15, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Detained immigrants have sporadically staged hunger strikes around the country for years, protesting conditions they face while seeking asylum. ICE said Thursday there were a total of 12 detainees refusing food, nine from India, three from Cuba.
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AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza
January 05, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day.
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August 03, 2018 - 7:21 am
Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands of immigrant children remain detained around the country.
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Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP
July 20, 2018 - 7:17 am
The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline a week away.
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Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP
July 11, 2018 - 7:37 am
Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.
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