migrants

Attorney General William Barr
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July 29, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PHOENIX (AP/KFTK) — Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule issued by U.S. Attorney General William Barr. Barr on Monday announced he was no longer allowing members of a family to be considered a “social group” if their...
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A group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP
July 09, 2019 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security says there was a 28% drop in the number of migrants encountered by Customs and Border Protection at the U.S.-Mexico border last month. There were 104,344 people encountered in June, down from 144,278 the month before. May saw a record high number of families...
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latin american migrants
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April 10, 2019 - 12:05 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS (KFTK) — Nearly 1,000 migrants gathered in the northern Honduran city Tuesday night forming a caravan bound for the United States, according to Yahoo News . One local official reported, “there are more than 800, almost a thousand (people).” Among the crowd was 27-year-old...
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