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Crash Shines Light on Immigrants in Christmas Tree Workforce

GERVAIS, Ore. — It was nighttime when Pedro Lucas came home, clutching receipts showing he had paid a funeral home to have the bodies of three immigrant laborers returned to Guatemala from Oregon. “People don't realize that the majority of this industry is ...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...
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Doctors, Lawyers Portray Dire Conditions for Child Migrants

CLINT, Texas — Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilities where they say sleep-deprived, flu-stricken children are languishing in filthy conditions. "It is obvious that ...
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Mosque Shootings Kill 49. White Racist Claims Responsibility.

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers in an attack broadcast in horrifying, live video by an immigrant-hating white supremacist wielding at least two assault rif...
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Medical Checks Ordered After 2nd Detained Migrant Child Dies

HOUSTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month. The death came during an ongoi...