Judge considers expanding child separation case

San Diego federal judge considers expanding immigrant families separation case after revelation policy started in 2017
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Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

Advocates and lawmakers are questioning the treatment of children who cross the Mexico border with relatives other than their parents
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AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoy

AP Interview: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro predicts he will survive the global campaign to force his resignation and tells AP his government is in secre
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Judge sued over calling immigration on couple's wedding day

A man who claims he was illegally detained on his wedding day by a Pennsylvania judge who wrongly suspected he was in the United States illegally filed a federa
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Border Patrol arrests 290 migrants near port in New Mexico

U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested 290 Central Americans who entered the country illegally near a port of entry in a remote area of southwestern New Mexico
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Larger groups seen crossing border as overall arrests drop

Central American migrants are increasingly entering the United States illegally in large groups in rugged, remote stretches of the Mexican border, while overall
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Former Guatemalan soccer head fined $350,000 in FIFA scandal

Former head of Guatemalan soccer's governing body sentenced to time served, fined $350,000 after pleading guilty for his role in FIFA corruption scandal uncover
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Migrant caravan reaches town on Texas border

A caravan of about 1,700 Central American migrants has arrived at the Mexican border city of Piedras Negras, just west of Eagle Pass, Texas
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El Salvador's president-elect to face governing challenges

El Salvador's new president-elect won in resounding fashion, but breaking the three-decade hold on power of the country's two dominant parties means that Nayib
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Salvadoran front-runner seeks to end decades of 2-party rule

Salvadorans choose form a slate of candidates all promising to end corruption, stamp out rising violence and create more jobs
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Trump's State of the Union aims for a unifying tone

President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union speech on Tuesday following a roller-coaster will-it-won't-it-happen ride
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Trump's State of the Union to focus on 'choosing greatness'

President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union speech on Tuesday following a roller-coaster will-it-won't-it-happen ride
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Women will surround Trump at State of the Union address

Women, powerful Democrats. Immigrants _ all living reminders of the 2018 election, will surround Trump as he delivers the State of the Union
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Courts turn away hundreds of immigrants, blame shutdown

Already backlogged immigration courts face hurdles when hundreds of immigrants arrive with government-issued notices to appear in court for hearings that were n
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Trump says State of Union address to stress 'unity'

Trump says he respects Democrat Stacey Abrams, hopes 'she does a good job' responding to his State of the Union address
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AP Interview: El Salvador's leading candidate targets graft

A young businessman and former mayor of El Salvador's capital is the front-runner in Sunday's presidential election, appearing well positioned to break the hold
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US intel heads list North Korea, not border, as threat to US

Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies have told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, tha
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US intel chiefs contradict Trump on NKorea, IS group threats

Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies have told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, tha
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With unrest at home, some Nicaraguans flee to the US

After an exodus to Costa Rica, Nicaraguans are streaming to the United States in search of asylum or temporary protection after months of political unrest and v
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Spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up nuclear weapons

U.S. intelligence agencies are telling Congress that North Korea is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal
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Mexico won't accept minors awaiting US asylum claims

The head of Mexico's immigration agency says his country won't accept migrants younger than 18 while they await the resolution of their U.S. asylum claims
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Pope seeks peace in Venezuela crisis but doesn't pick sides

Pope Francis is calling for a "just and peaceful solution" to Venezuela's political crisis as he wraps up a visit to Panama for a World Youth Day rally that was
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Guatemalan boy who died in US custody laid to rest

The body of an 8-year-old migrant boy who died in U.S. custody at a New Mexico hospital on Christmas Eve has been returned to the small village where he lived i
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Pope urges young to dream and act now as he closes Youth Day

Pope Francis urged young people to seize the day and make their dreams a reality now as he celebrated a final World Youth Day Mass on Sunday before an estimated
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