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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:20 AM EDT

Deported Mom, Girl on Turned-Around Plane Didn't Know Fate

Deported Mom, Girl on Turned-Around Plane Didn't Know Fate

A woman immigration officials put on a plane to El Salvador last week despite government promises not to deport her said she was "very sad and scared" on the flight, according to a statement in court documents...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 05:43 AM EDT

Teens Restrained, But Not Abused at Immigrant Center: Report

Teens Restrained, But Not Abused at Immigrant Center: Report

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 01:19 AM EDT

For Now, Army Suspends Discharges of Immigrant Recruits

For Now, Army Suspends Discharges of Immigrant Recruits

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press on Wednesday and dated July 20 spells out...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

DACA Hearing Focuses on Judge's Prior Ruling

DACA Hearing Focuses on Judge's Prior Ruling

The state of Texas asked a federal judge Wednesday to rule against a program shielding 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, arguing they drain state resources and never should have received federal...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:37 AM EDT

ACLU Sues US, Claiming Families Wrongfully Denied Asylum

ACLU Sues US, Claiming Families Wrongfully Denied Asylum

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries. The ACLU's lawsuit asks...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 08:21 PM EDT

Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Through Arizona Border

Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Through Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck. Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had just...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 03:17 AM EDT

Trump Wall Over Budget, Delayed, Won't Work: Gov't Report

Trump Wall Over Budget, Delayed, Won't Work: Gov't Report

A government report Monday warned that the Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, risks blowing through its budget and not meeting key deadlines regarding President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, NBC...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 06:13 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Wants to Limit Citizenship for Legal Immigrants

Trump Admin. Wants to Limit Citizenship for Legal Immigrants

The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

Judge Says Reuniting Families Is Government's Sole Burden

Judge Says Reuniting Families Is Government's Sole Burden

A federal judge on Friday said the Trump administration was solely responsible for reuniting hundreds of children who remain separated from the parents after being split at the U.S.-Mexico border, puncturing...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 04:39 AM EDT

Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys

Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys

Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands...

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Jiu-Jitsu School Owner Accused of Lewd Conduct With Minors
Jiu-Jitsu School Owner Accused of Lewd Conduct With Minors

The owner of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school in Davie has been arrested for lewd and lascivious misconduct involving minors, authorities said.

Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Charges Over Hush Money
Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Charges Over Hush Money

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush...

Strong Quake Rocks Venezuela; Buildings Evacuated in Capital
Strong Quake Rocks Venezuela; Buildings Evacuated in Capital

A powerful earthquake shook Venezuela's northeastern coast on Tuesday, forcing residents in the capital to evacuate buildings and interrupting a pro-government rally in support of controversial economic...

Watch: Man Douses Car With Fluid Before Setting It on Fire
Watch: Man Douses Car With Fluid Before Setting It on Fire

Miramar police are looking for a man who was caught on camera setting a car on fire, almost getting burned in the act.

Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency
Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

President Donald Trump confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously were labeled "guilty" of criminal charges. Although Trump...

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges
Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special...