Oxfam, other nonprofits urge feds to raise refugee cap

Oct 1, 2019

Massachusetts refugee resettlement are urging the Trump administration to raise its proposed cap on refugees, noting that crises have forced millions from their homes and that the U.S. has the resources to respond

American asylum pact with Honduras seals 'Northern Triangle'

Sep 25, 2019

The Trump administration says it has a deal that paves the way to send many asylum-seekers to Honduras, one of the world's most violent countries, to seek protection there

Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

Sep 23, 2019

Key moments from the career of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who announced he's running again for his old job

AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting

Sep 22, 2019

Colombia's leader says "brutality" of Nicolás Maduro must end and that any aggression by Venezuela's armed forces would immediately trigger a regional response.

Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border

Sep 21, 2019

A federal judge said he was struggling with a request to more narrowly define what behavior justifies separating children from their parents at the border after complaints that the Trump administration was abusing its discretionary powers

The Latest: US, El Salvador sign asylum deal

Sep 20, 2019

The United States and El Salvador have signed an agreement that may eventually force migrants seeking asylum to first seek refuge in El Salvador, one of Central America's most violent countries, instead of coming to the United States

The Latest: Slovenia: 2 held for smuggling 31 people in van

Sep 20, 2019

Police in Slovenia have arrested two Nigerian nationals found near the border with Croatia allegedly driving a van with 31 migrants crammed into it

NJ man charged with terrorism offenses targeting landmarks

Sep 19, 2019

A New Jersey man has been arrested on terrorism charges by authorities who say he researched landmarks in New York, Washington and Boston for potential terror targets

The Latest: Aid ship rescues 36 migrants at Malta's request

Sep 19, 2019

A rescue ship run by two non-profit groups has pulled 36 people from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea based on a request from Maltese authorities

Trump calls new border wall a 'world-class security system'

Sep 19, 2019

President Donald Trump has signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall

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