Asylum

San Diego Drag Queens Raise Thousands To Help LGBTQ Asylum Seekers In Tijuana

53 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"It was just an amazing night of people coming together or a good cause," Lukas Volk said.
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EU agency says more Iranian, Turkish citizens seeking asylum

8 hours ago   |   ABC News

The European Union's asylum office says people from Iran and Turkey are increasingly applying for international protection throughout the EU
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32 Arrested at a Demonstration Near the Mexico Border in Support of Migrant Caravan

16 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for...
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The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

17 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SAN DIEGO - The Latest on a demonstration at San Diego's border with Tijuana, Mexico : 3:10 p.m. U.S. authorities have 32 people at a demonstration organized by a Quaker group...
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Faith leaders: Migrants have international right to U.S. asylum

18 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Our sacred texts tell us to tear down walls, to welcome the immigrant and to treat everyone as if they are God's children,” said a religious leader.
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Lawsuits Say Australia Subjects Asylum Seekers To Torture And Crimes Against Humanity

Lawsuits Say Australia Subjects Asylum Seekers To Torture And Crimes Against Humanity

19 hours ago   |   NPR

The class actions represent more than 1,000 migrants detained by the government on islands belonging to other countries, under contract with Australia.
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Border Patrol arrests 32 at San Diego demonstration

19 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said...
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Asylum Claims Jump Despite Trump's Attempt to Limit Immigration

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

The number of asylum seekers citing a credible fear of being targeted because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinions or social group rose by nearly 70 percent...
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A Conservative Judge Torched Donald Trump's Latest Illegal Assault on Immigrants

21 hours ago   |   Slate

If there were any lingering doubt that Donald Trump's latest plan to curb asylum is flatly unlawful, Judge Jay Bybee quashed it on Friday.
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Claims of fear to return home spike at US-Mexico border

22 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - U.S. immigration authorities say the number of people expressing fear of returning home when they are stopped at the Mexican border spiked in the last year. U.S...
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Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

McConnell: Senate could vote on criminal justice reform bill this week

McConnell: Senate could vote on criminal justice reform bill this week

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the Senate will vote of a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill as soon as this week - after... Read more ...

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

The suspect told investigators that he killed the girl because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an... Read more ...

Five US Marines missing after crash off coast of Japan declared dead

Five US Marines missing after crash off coast of Japan declared dead

Five Marines who went missing off the coast of Japan after two U.S. warplanes collided last week have been declared dead by the U.S. Marine Corps. Read more ...

James Fields gets life in prison for killing Heather Heyer in Charlottesville

James Fields gets life in prison for killing Heather Heyer in Charlottesville

The Nazi sympathizer who drove into a crowd of protesters, killing one, last year in Virginia was sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Tuesday. A jury recommended the... Read more ...

'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Under Attack In 'War On Truth'

'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Under Attack In 'War On Truth'

Time calls them "guardians" in a struggle against lies and misinformation that has pit news agencies against political groups and governments. Read more ...

People are outraged that a former Baylor fraternity president accused of...

People are outraged that a former Baylor fraternity president accused of raping a woman will face no jail time

Jacob Walter Anderson, 24, pleaded no-contest to unlawful restraint after being accused of rape. A woman claimed that Anderson, a former fraternity president at Baylor... Read more ...

Kathie Lee Gifford's ‘Today' replacement will likely be Jenna Bush Hager

Kathie Lee Gifford's ‘Today' replacement will likely be Jenna Bush Hager

The bubbly blonde, 37, has become popular with both viewers and NBC News chiefs alike and is set to step into Lee's role when she leaves on her 11th anniversary in April 2019. Read more ...