Category Archives: Immigration

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Backs Trump: OK to Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

Tuesday a federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings while the policy is challenged in court, handing the president a major victory, even if it only proves temporary.

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Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap

The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia — a previously unknown arrangement connected to a broader migrant swap between the two countries that made headlines last year when President Trump balked at the deal.

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Border Patrol announces bonuses to prevent agents from leaving agency

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday announced a 5 percent bonus for agents willing to stay with the agency another year, faced with falling morale, increasing retirements and a shortage of new agents.

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Trump warns Mexico over guns drawn on US troops: ‘Better not happen again!’

Wednesday President Trump warned Mexico after their soldiers reportedly drew guns on U.S. troops at the border last week, while also calling on America’s southern neighbor to do more to halt another north-bound migrant caravan.

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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 to hold migrants.

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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 to hold migrants.

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Attorney general orders some asylum seekers to be held without bail

As part of the Trump administration’s effort to slow migrants from crossing the southern border, Attorney General William Barr has ordered that some of those claiming asylum should be denied bail, meaning they could be stuck behind bars for years, rather than days.

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Trump Advisers Talked About Military Building Migrant Camps

Some of President Donald Trump’s top national security advisers have discussed whether the military could be used to build tent city detention camps for migrants.
NBC, attributing its information to three unnamed officials, said the discussion took place at the White House Tuesday night.

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Court Won’t Immediately Stop Trump from Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico

The U.S. government can continue at least temporarily to send asylum seekers back to Mexico after President Donald Trump scored a rare ruling in his favor on Friday from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Trump says US economy, weak laws reasons for increase in illegal immigration

Sunday President Trump said  the reason that more people are entering the U.S. illegally through the southern border with Mexico is due to the strength of the U.S. economy.

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