Tag: Asylum seekers

With more border crossers, US groups seek to stem deaths

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FALFURRIAS, Texas — Every week, migrant rights activist Eduardo Canales fills up blue water drums that are spread throughout a vast valley of Texas...

Cyprus asks EU to prevent migrant boat departures from Syria

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus has asked the European Union to act swiftly to stop boats loaded with migrants from leaving Syria‚Äôs port of Tartus,...

UN refugee agency calls on US to end asylum restrictions

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GENEVA — The U.N. refugee agency made an unusual plea Thursday for the Biden administration to lift pandemic-related restrictions on people seeking asylum in...

Attorney: US makes concessions to ease asylum restrictions

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SAN DIEGO — The Biden administration has agreed to let about 250 people a day through border crossings with Mexico to seek refuge in...

Dozens of Moroccans swim into North African Spanish city

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MADRID — Authorities in Ceuta say over 100 Moroccans, including two families with children, swam overnight to enter the Spanish enclave in North Africa. ...

‘There was no going back’: Migrants send kids into US alone

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LA JOYA, Texas — Marely had traveled for 13 days, trekking with her mother from Central America to the busiest corridor for illegal U.S.-Mexico...

US agents encounter more single adults are crossing border

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LA JOYA, Texas — Parents emerge from the brush into a baseball field, carrying exhausted children. Border Patrol agents dictate orders: Families with young...

Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

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SAN DIEGO — The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month...

Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

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SAN DIEGO — The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month...

Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight

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The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has...