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US Takes Step to Require DNA Samples From Asylum-Seekers

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice De...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Illusory Claims of Gains From Tariffs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is painting a false picture of a U.S. economy unaffected by his trade war with China and other countries. He describes a blue-sky world in which rapidly escalating tariffs have no impact on American consumers even as a ra...
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Teen Mom, Newborn Eye New Life From Tijuana Migrant Shelter

TIJUANA, Mexico — The tiny, month-old boy slept soundly on the bottom bunk, seemingly undisturbed by the squealing Central American toddlers running by and a kitten leaping from the neighboring bed. Under a new Trump administration policy announced last wee...
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Judge Blocks Trump Policy Keeping Asylum-Seekers Locked Up

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum-seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, saying the Constitution demands that such migrants have a chance to be released from cust...