Immigration

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

Strangers in strange land, 130 migrants co-exist in shelter

Sep 18, 2019

In the cobbled-together community of El Buen Pastor _ The Good Shepherd _ 130 or so migrants from around the world locked into a shelter every evening at 5:30 p.m., trapped in an immigration purgatory

Texas truck driver pleads guilty in immigrant smuggling case

Sep 17, 2019

Prosecutors say a San Antonio trucker faces up to 10 years in federal prison after trying to smuggle 76 immigrants in a locked trailer through a Border Patrol checkpoint near Laredo

Biden on racism: Whites 'can never fully understand'

Sep 16, 2019

Joe Biden visits a black church in Alabama that was bombed by the Ku Klux Klan in the civil rights era

Correction: Sikh Killed-Anniversary story

Sep 15, 2019

Correction: Sikh Killed-Anniversary story

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