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Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila said Tuesday they have closed a shelter in the border city of Piedras Negras where about 1,600 Central American migrants had been confined during the past two weeks. Many of the migrants have been bused to neighboring states, leading to complaints that Coahuila was dumping migrants on other cities to clear out the..

Governor Blocks Plans for Immigration Detention Center

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has blocked the sale of a former Michigan prison that was proposed as the site of a privately operated federal immigration detention center. Governor Blocks Plans for Immigration Detention Center

IONIA, MICH. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has blocked the sale of a former Michigan prison that was proposed as the site of a privately operated federal immigration detention center. Immigration Centers of America was the sole bidder for the former Deerfield Correctional Facility in Ionia, which closed in 2009. A spokeswoman for the Democratic governor says concerns included whether..

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Trump again dares courts to stop him

Trump again dares courts to stop him

By Stephen Collinson, Washington (CNN)The legal confrontation over Donald Trump's immigration national emergency is becoming the most important test yet of his vision of an unfettered presidency immune to norms that check executive power. The President hit back Tuesday after 16 states filed a lawsuit to stop his declaration aimed at redirecting funds already allocated by Congress for different..


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Child asylum-seekers go into hiding before Dutch deportation

By MIKE CORDER, THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two Armenian children whose bid for asylum in the Netherlands has been rejected have gone into hiding on the day the Dutch government was expected to deport them, a spokesman said Saturday, in the latest twist in a case that has riveted this.....

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Trump again dares courts to stop him

By Stephen Collinson, Washington (CNN)The legal confrontation over Donald Trump's immigration national emergency is becoming the most important test yet of his vision of an unfettered presidency immune to norms that check executive power. The President hit back Tuesday after 16 states filed a.....

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A Guatemalan Village Tells The Story of Immigration To The U.S.

- By Marisa Peñaloza, John Burnett

The population of the province of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, is majority Maya. It’s a remote region near the border with Mexico, about a seven-hour drive from the capital, Guatemala City, on roads that are breathtakingly steep — often unpaved and very narrow. The village of San Antonio Las.....

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Canadians, Others Brace As U.S. Shuffles Green Card Deck

- By Andy J. Semotiuk

Canadians and other nationals are bracing against a serious new threat to their eligibility to get green cards under American immigration policy. This, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just sidestepped another U.S. threat, by grudgingly signing the USMCA free trade agreement without getting a.....

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Migrant boat capsize leaves 8 dead, 25 missing off Turkey

ANKARA, (AFP) - Eight people died and 25 were missing after a boat carrying illegal migrants capsized off Turkey's western shores, the coastguard said on Wednesday. The discovery came after an Iraqi woman in wet clothes and wearing a life jacket sought help in Karaburun district, Izmir province,.....

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Death by Video: Morrison Combats Refugees By Film

- By Dr. Binoy Kampmark

Caught in the backwater of the world’s existence, Australia struggles for relevance in various ways. It might show itself a leader in creating a sovereign fund (too late for that now); it might demonstrate, in various ways, a singular approach to solar energy (impossible, we are told, on that.....

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Media Release Peace For Children

Media Release WEB SERIES PEACE FOR CHILDREN MIX OF ROMANCE , WAR and WORLD PEACE  (Los Angeles, September 20, 2018) The popularity of the narrative style play reading on June 30th and August 18 this year at LA's renown Electric Lodge Theatre has resulted in the expansion of PEACE FOR CHILDREN.....

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Tx. Police Stop Truck Loaded with Immigrants

More than 80 people believed to be in the country illegally were found in the back of a tractor-trailer following a traffic stop in South Texas Tuesday night. Authorities say some of the people were treated for dehydration. (May..

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