No Telling How Long US Troops Will Stay on Southern Border: NORTHCOM Commander

U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, briefs the media and Department of Defense about Hurricane Michael at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2018. (DoD photo/Angelita M. Lawrence) … Read More

As President Trump acts unilaterally, Congress at a standstill on immigration reform

WASHINGTON (SBG) – President Donald Trump’s newest rule limiting asylum for immigrants is already facing legal challenges. But what it’s not being met with, at least so far, is a plan by Congress to change the law, despite multiple past … Read More

America closes the doors to asylum-seekers from the South

A new rule issued by the White House effectively prevents Latin Americans from claiming asylum at the southern border. COUNT THE ways in which the government under President Donald Trump has grown more hostile to foreigners who seek sanctuary. For … Read More

USA Detains 104,344 Immigrants Deemed Inadmissible

Washington, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) American authorities apprehended and described 104,344 immigrants at US-Mexico border as inadmissible in June, Customs and Border Protection Office announced. This figure represents a 28 percent drop compared to May, and the agreement signed with … Read More

House Democrats to introduce bill for more refugee admissions from Central America

As the immigration crisis at the border continues unabated with hundreds of thousands of migrants suffering and even dying on the treacherous trek through Mexico to the U.S. border, Democrats are blaming President Donald Trump and gearing up to introduce … Read More

All Democrats At Main Debate Agree Illegal Immigrants Should Get Health Care Coverage

MSNBC Democratic presidential primary debate co-moderator Savannah Guthrie asked the candidates to raise their hand if their healthcare plan would cover undocumented immigrants. President Donald Trump reacted on Twitter, calling it “the end of that race.” “This is a show of … Read More

Pelosi takes a hit as Congress approves border crisis money

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging congressional Democrats to support a bill to help migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press) The House approved a White House- and Senate-supported $4.5-billion bill Thursday to respond to the … Read More

Central America Encourages Migrants to Leave—And Then Rakes in U.S. Dollars

The three Northern Triangle nations have done little to provide for the poor. Central American refugees ride a cargo truck in Mexico. Photographer: Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are, by all accounts, countries ravaged by gang violence, drug trafficking and … Read More

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