Tag: Immigration policy

Conditions worsen at asylum seekers’ camps in north Mexico

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TIJUANA, México — Crowding and unsanitary conditions are getting worse at informal camps set up in northern Mexico by asylum seekers waiting to make...

Key part of US residency program for investors set to expire

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WASHINGTON — A program that has allowed wealthy foreign investors to obtain U.S. residency, and has long been the subject of complaints that it...

Thousands of EU citizens may lose legal status to live in UK

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LONDON — Marlies Haselton has called Britain home for more than 30 years. The Dutch national married a Briton, had her children there, and...

Migrant hunger strike puts pressure on Belgian government

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BRUSSELS — A hunger strike by hundreds of migrants living in Belgium without legal permission is putting increasing pressure on a government coalition weighing...

US will close 4 emergency shelters for migrant children

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U.S. officials will close four emergency facilities set up to house record numbers of migrant children crossing the Mexican border alone but cautioned Tuesday...

US: 40% fewer migrant kids held at largest emergency shelter

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SAN DIEGO — The number of migrant children housed at the Biden administration's largest emergency shelter for those who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone...

Philadelphia schools adopt ‘sanctuary’ immigration policy

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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia school board unanimously voted to adopt a “welcoming sanctuary schools” resolution, promising more training for staff on how to respond...

Texas’ Abbott leads GOP push for Trump-style border measures

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AUSTIN, Texas — Promises to build a wall. Descriptions of American homes “invaded” by immigrants and a trail of “carnage." Plans to arrest border...

Biden anti-crime effort takes on law-breaking gun dealers

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is announcing new efforts to stem a rising national tide of violent crime as administration officials brace for what...

Migrant youth describe desperation to leave large shelters

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A 13-year-old Honduran girl who spent two months at the government's largest emergency shelter for migrant children said she was put on suicide watch...