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Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule Into Effect

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — With a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border — a move that spread despair among those fle...
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Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Refers to Europeans Only

WASHINGTON — The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services says the inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about "people coming from Europe." Ken Cuccinelli said Tuesday on CNN that the poem referred to Eur...
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Trump Immigration Policies Inflict Lasting Harm, Democrat Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies are inflicting lifetime damage on children separated from their families and worsening conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary detention facilities at the border, a Democratic House chairman ...
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Border Bill Exposes Democrats’ Divisions on Fighting Trump

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats have convulsed into their deepest and most bitter rifts since taking House control in January, and it took a motherhood and apple pie issue like improving horrific conditions for children and other migrants seized crossing ...