'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under Trump

The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States
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'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months
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13 people detained in ICE raid on Ohio meat plant indicted

Authorities say 13 people detained during a June immigration raid on an Ohio meat packing plant have been indicted federally with using false documents while applying for a job
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2 men plead guilty to crossing border illegally

Two men, one from Guatemala, the other from Mexico, have pleaded guilty to crossing into the United States after having been deported
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4 Guatemalans arrested in Vermont border-crossing case

Four Guatemalan citizens are facing charges in what federal prosecutors in Vermont are calling an immigrant smuggling episode in the Beebe Plain neighborhood of Derby
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7 immigrant children are reunited with mothers in New York

Seven immigrant children who'd been separated from their families left a New York City social services center holding their mothers' hands
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7 immigrant children reunited with their mothers in New York

7 immigrant children who'd been separated from their families left a New York City social services center holding their mothers' hands
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78 people arrested in weeklong Arizona immigration sweep

Russians, Peruvians and Mexicans were among more than 70 immigrants arrested last week in Arizona during a weeklong operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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8 asylum seekers released from federal prison in Oregon

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon says 8 of more than 100 asylum seekers who were locked up by the Trump administration in a federal prison in Oregon have been released
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A community that backed Trump says no to migrant detention

When ICE put out a request for new immigration detention centers, a county that backed Trump for president seemed like a natural fit _ until it put local leaders on a tightrope
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Abuse charges raise pressure to reunite immigrant families

The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody
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ACLU lawsuit accuses US of wrongfully denying asylum

ACLU lawsuit accuses US of wrongfully denying asylum
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ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants

A civil rights group is arguing that federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation "trap" at their required interviews.
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Administration tries to meet deadline to reunite families

Trump administration works to meet court deadline to reunite migrant families
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Administration: 1,820 children reunited after border split

The Trump administration says more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart
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Advocacy group says Guatemalan immigrant, daughter reunited

A legal advocacy group in Texas says an immigrant from Guatemala has been reunited with his 2-year-old daughter after being separated by authorities when they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in July
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Ankle monitors for immigrants almost universally disliked

Even as more and more captured immigrants are fitted with electronic monitoring devices, the practice has drawn criticism from both sides
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AP Exclusive: How an ordinary ICE raid left behind a crisis

Many miles from the Mexico border, authorities are separating families in operations that target immigrants already living in the U.S., conducted in the name of public safety
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AP Explains: Immigrants in US military throughout history

AP Explains: Immigrants in the US military throughout history
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APNewsBreak: Complaint claims ICE coerced immigrant parents

A complaint expected to be filed Thursday with the Department of Homeland Security alleges that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand
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APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

A complaint expected to be filed Thursday with the Department of Homeland Security alleges that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand
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Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border

Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state's border with Mexico and leave large bottles of water on remote trails for Central American migrants who continue to cross the desert during the dangerously hot summer
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Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol

Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force
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As more immigrants wear monitors, effectiveness is disputed

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is issuing thousands of the 5.5-ounce geolocating devices, used to monitor immigrants accused of entering the country illegally.
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Asylum seekers bring evidence to show the dangers of home

Voicemails, photos, police reports: Asylum seekers bring evidence to show the dangers of home
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Baby who was in US court now will be back in dad's arms

A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again
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Border agents find 2nd large group of immigrants in Arizona

For the second time in three weeks, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona
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Border Patrol agents find 193 immigrants in southern Arizona

For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona
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Border Patrol detains group of 95 migrants near Arizona line

The U.S. Border Patrol says it detained a group of 95 Central Americans found gathered in the desert near Arizona's border with Mexico, including at least one infant gathered in a desert area near Arizona's border with Mexico
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Border Patrol notes non-Mexican migrant arrivals up in Yuma

The U.S. Border Patrol says agents from its Yuma station have arrested 188 migrants from seven countries other than Mexico over nearly 1 ½ days. The vast majority _ 149 _ were from Guatemala.
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Border Patrol: 128 immigrants found abandoned in Arizona

Border Patrol authorities say 128 immigrants believed abandoned by smugglers at the southern Arizona border are facing deportation
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Canadian charged with alien smuggling through rail tunnel

A Canadian man has been arrested and faces a federal charge of smuggling aliens into the U.S. through an underground railway tunnel between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario
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Canadian charged with smuggling people through rail tunnel

A Canadian man has been arrested and faces a federal charge of smuggling people into the U.S. illegally through an underground railway tunnel between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario
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Central Americans seeking path to US have few legal options

President Donald Trump has called for immigrants to come to the country legally instead of trying to illegally cross the southwest border
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Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents

A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security alleging that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand
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Court finds religious entanglement by school district

A federal court has ruled that a Colorado school district violated the Constitution when it supported a Christian spring break mission trip in 2014
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Despite crackdown, immigrants flowing through Arizona border

Families are still coming into the U.S. even in the face of daily global headlines about the Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policies
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DHS, Central American governments gather to talk migration

US Homeland Security secretary creating an office within the department for governments of Central America and Mexico to get information about process of reunifying families separated at border
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Editorials from around New England

Editorials from around New England
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Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months
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Federal immigration officials detain registered sex offender

Federal immigration officials say they have arrested an immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally after a sheriff declined their request to keep the registered sex offender in custody
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Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remain in detention facilities
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Guatemala ex-candidate asks forgiveness in Oderbrecht case

A former Guatemalan presidential candidate jailed on corruption charges has published newspaper ads asking forgiveness from the Guatemalan people
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Guatemalan boy reunites with father after weeks in Kansas

Before 14-year-old Guatemalan Samuel Cazun left a Kansas nonprofit to be reunited with his father, he gave staff members the sketches of their faces he had drawn to help them remember him
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Guatemalan detained after being deported 3 times

A federal judge has detained a Guatemala citizen who was arrested in Vermont after being deported three times.
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Guatemalan immigrant sentenced for Maine-Quebec border cross

Federal prosecutors say a resident of Guatemala has been sentenced to time served for illegally entering the United States through the border of Canada and Maine
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Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. has pleaded guilty to driving drunk when he killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver
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Honduran baby who appeared in US court is back in dad's arms

A baby boy who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children is back in the arms of his parents
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Hunger, fear, desperation: What came of an ordinary ICE raid

Many miles from the Mexico border, authorities are separating families in operations that target immigrants already living in the U.S., conducted in the name of public safety.
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ICE issuing more immigrant ankle monitors. But do they work?

The shift away from a policy that separated immigrant families crossing into the United States illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released _ but most aren't fully freed
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