Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden talks with a protester objecting to his stance on deportations during a town hall at Lander University in Greenwood, S.C., on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, file)
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February 02, 2021 - 12:56 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration has deported hundreds of immigrants in its early days despite his campaign pledge to stop removing most people in the U.S. illegally at the beginning of his term. A federal judge last week ordered the Biden...
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A Hampton Inn is shown Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Phoenix.
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July 23, 2020 - 11:19 pm
Monitor calls on US to stop detaining migrant kids in hotels
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 file photo asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to names being called from a waiting list to claim asylum at a border crossing in San Diego.
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July 01, 2020 - 9:39 pm
Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum
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June 25, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Justices boost Trump administration's power in asylum cases
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In this Nov. 21, 2007, photo, Elizabeth Keathley, a Philippine citizen in the U.S. on a marriage visa, cuts rice noodles as she prepares a traditional Filipino dish for dinner in Bloomington, Ill. (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)
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February 10, 2020 - 1:44 pm
By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: With AP Photos. CHICAGO (AP) — The day Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick applied for an Illinois driver's license upended her life. When a clerk offered to register her to vote in 2005, the Peruvian citizen mistakenly accepted, leading to long legal...
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October 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
By REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Alyse and Elmer Sanchez were thrilled when they survived their "green card" interview, a crucial step in obtaining lawful status in the United States. She texted her family from the immigration office as relief washed over her: The officer had...
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September 03, 2019 - 3:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have at least partly reversed course on a controversial decision to stop considering requests for foreign nationals to remain in the country for medical treatment or other special circumstances. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says letters...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 40 elected state and local prosecutors on Friday challenged Attorney General William Barr's bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions. Barr wants to change immigration rules that...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A sweeping expansion of deportation powers unveiled by the Trump administration has sent chills through immigrant communities. The powers unveiled this week has prompted some lawyers to advise migrants to gather up as much documentation as possible to prove they've been in the U.S...
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May 14, 2019 - 9:25 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled with straining...
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