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Some Of The First Migrants From Caravan To Reach U.S. Border Are LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Some Of The First Migrants From Caravan To Reach U.S. Border Are LGBTQ Asylum SeekersSeveral hundred members of the migrant caravan moving through Central America



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Less than 1 percent of migrant caravan may reach border near San Diego in 5 days

Less than 1 percent of migrant caravan may reach border near San Diego in 5 daysApproximately 100 of an estimated 11,000 migrants, less than 1 percent those U.S. officials are tracking across four groups, may reach the U.S. border south of San Diego on Sunday.



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Israel-Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four dead

Israel-Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four deadThe flare-up, in which three Palestinian gunmen and a civilian in Israel were killed, threatened to derail efforts by the United Nations, Egypt and Qatar to broker a long-term truce and head off another major conflict in the impoverished enclave. Hamas, Gaza’s dominant Islamist movement, and other armed factions launched more than 300 rockets or mortar bombs across the border after carrying out a surprise guided-missile attack on a bus that wounded an Israeli soldier, the military said. Israel responded with dozens of air strikes against Gaza buildings including a Hamas intelligence compound and the Al-Aqsa Television studios, whose employees had received advance warnings from the military to evacuate.



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Mattis to travel to Mexico border on Wednesday

Mattis to travel to Mexico border on WednesdayU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would travel to the border with Mexico on Wednesday following the deployment of thousands of troops to bolster President Donald Trump’s efforts to crack down on illegal immigration. “I’ll visit the border tomorrow,” Mattis said before the start of a meeting with his Qatari counterpart. It will be Mattis’ first visit to the border since the military announced that over 7,000 U.S. troops would go to or near the border with Mexico as a caravan of Central American migrants slowly heads to the United States.



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Central American migrants resume their march toward U.S. border

Central American migrants resume their march toward U.S. borderTrump’s Friday order, which went into effect on Saturday, means that migrants will have to present themselves at U.S. ports of entry to qualify for asylum and follow other rules unveiled on Thursday that seek to limit asylum claims. The caravan, made up mostly of Hondurans, started north again on Saturday morning following a rest of four days in Mexico City. There they were helped onto buses and trucks by authorities, who stopped traffic to ask motorists if they would take the migrants to the city of Queretaro, where a shelter was set up at a stadium.



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Here's How Trump Can Secure the Border (And What Happens If He Doesn't)

Here's How Trump Can Secure the Border (And What Happens If He Doesn't)The European migrant crisis demonstrated that any crack in border controls quickly bursts into a flood of migrants desperate for a better life in a developed country.



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Trump signs order denying asylum-seeking, illegal border crossers

Trump signs order denying asylum-seeking, illegal border crossers"We want people to come into our country, but they have to come into the country legally," the president told reporters on the White House's South Lawn Friday.



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Trump bans asylum for migrants who cross the border between official ports of entry

Trump bans asylum for migrants who cross the border between official ports of entryThe Justice Department and the Homeland Security Department released the text of an interim regulation Thursday afternoon outlining new restrictions on asylum that will be the subject of a presidential proclamation expected to be issued by the White House on Friday.



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Trump Blocks Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border Illegally

Trump Blocks Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border IllegallyPresident Donald Trump followed through Friday on his legally questionable



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Daily Digit: Pentagon says migrant caravan poses no threat, yet Trump’s border deployment may cost us $220 million

Daily Digit: Pentagon says migrant caravan poses no threat, yet Trump’s border deployment may cost us $  220 millionPresident Trump’s move to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border could cost taxpayers $ 220 million. The president has referred to the caravan as an “invasion”; however, a Pentagon risk assessment reportedly found that the caravan did not pose a threat to the United States.



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