Immigration

 Migrant children sleep on the floor of a shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico,  July 17, 2019. Asylum-seekers grappled to understand  a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others.
In a Politico report released Thursday, officials from several federal agencies discussed several options that included a ceiling of 10,000, well below the current refugee ceiling of 30,000
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July 19, 2019
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, Yenly Morales,left, and Yenly Herrera, right, immigrants from Cuba seeking asylum in the United States, wait on the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge in Matamoros, Mexico.
US government will expand policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities
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July 19, 2019
FILE - An overcrowded fenced area holding families at a Border Patrol station is seen in a still image from video in McAllen, Texas, June 10, 2019.
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As border arrivals have increased, so too has scrutiny of their treatment by Border Patrol agents and the conditions in which they are detained
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July 19, 2019
FILE - A one year-old Cuban asylum-seeker is seen in a makeshift migrant camp near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, June 29, 2019.
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The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum-seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities
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July 19, 2019
In this photo taken Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Jose Robles, front center, rests with his hands behind his head as supporters hold their arms toward him during a blessing before he presented himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
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Hundreds of Catholics gathered in the nation's capital to protest the federal government's treatment of migrants, and about 70 sisters, clergy and parishioners were arrested
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July 19, 2019
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on "Trump Administration's Child Separation Policy" on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 18, 2019.
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Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan testifies to House Oversight and Reform Committee about unhygienic conditions, prolonged detentions, agents' impropriety and how DHS handled an increase in people crossing into US without authorization
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July 18, 2019
Spanish-language reporter Manuel Duran listens to a question during a news conference discussing the 15 months he spent at U.S. immigration detention facilities on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. The native of El Salvador was released…
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Spanish-language reporter recently released from immigration custody says he was held in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bathe with cold water from hoses 
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July 17, 2019