Migrants

Several Thousand Migrant Children In U.S. Custody Could Be Released Before Christmas

Several Thousand Migrant Children In U.S. Custody Could Be Released Before Christmas

37 minutes ago   |   NPR

In a surprise policy change, the Department of Health and Human Services plans to speed the vetting of sponsors so that more migrant children can be released from custody.
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Trump administration relaxes requirements to sponsor migrant children

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The modifications are expected to significantly speed up the time it takes a child to be matched with a sponsor
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Two migrant teens slain in Tijuana

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

Tijuana has been experiencing record violence at the same time its migrant population has been growing.
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Thousands of Migrant Children Could Be Released After Policy Change

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

With the easing of security screening requirements, the time that migrant children are kept in shelters is expected to be much shorter.
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The Trump Administration Reverses Its Policy on Migrant Children's Sponsors

6 hours ago   |   Time

The Trump administration is changing the way it reviews sponsors who want to care for migrant children in government custody - backing off a requirement that all people in the...
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Hispanic Caucus Calls For Investigation Into Migrant Child's Death

Hispanic Caucus Calls For Investigation Into Migrant Child's Death

6 hours ago   |   NPR

After touring the two border facilities where Jakelin Caal was detained before she died, the congressional delegation called for better medical facilities and trained personnel...
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With 15K migrant kids in custody, Trump to loosen rules for sponsorship

6 hours ago   |   ABC News

The Trump administration said Tuesday it will rollback its requirement that everyone in a sponsor's household undergo fingerprinting and an extensive background check.
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CBP commissioner calls influx at remote areas of the border a 'new phenomenon'

8 hours ago   |   ABC News

Migrants are showing up in groups of 100 or more at remote parts of the U.S.-Mexico border that aren't equipped to handle the influx.
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Officials baffled by large migrant groups at remote crossing

10 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Large numbers of Guatemalan families and unaccompanied children are surrendering to U.S. immigration agents in an extremely remote and dangerous stretch of New...
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US reverses policy on migrant children's sponsors

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break. Read more ...

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Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

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MLB hot stove: Angels reportedly agree to 1-year deal with starter Matt Harvey

The deal will be worth $11 million, with an additional $3 million worth of available incentives, according to a report from Fancred Sports. Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn was not sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

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To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

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Jones shuts out Wild, Couture scores 2 in Sharks' 4-0 win

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Sharks coach Peter DeBoer never doubted going back to Martin Jones in net, even after he allowed three goals on seven shots before getting pulled in the first... Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...

Elon Musk gives first look at his ‘underground highway'

Elon Musk gives first look at his ‘underground highway'

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday - the first look at a tube he hopes will be the cure for “soul-destroying traffic” across the globe. The... Read more ...