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Seeking asylum, migrants report being turned back at — or possibly just past — U.S. border

Seeking asylum, migrants report being turned back at — or possibly just past — U.S. borderPresident Trump’s order cracking down on asylum seekers at the southern border has been stayed by a federal judge, but a small group of determined migrants who made it through the border fence discovered that at least some Border Patrol agents appear to be enforcing it anyway. On the afternoon of Dec. 1, about 10 women and children, a small part of one of the caravans that traveled hundreds of miles through Mexico from Honduras, crossed the border fence near its western end on the beach near San Diego.



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Trump Administration Is Turning Child Migrants Away At The Border, Lawyers Say

Trump Administration Is Turning Child Migrants Away At The Border, Lawyers SayU.S. officials turned away seven unaccompanied minors attempting to make



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Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor says

Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor saysFifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday. Only 10 migrants from the capsized boat survived, all of whom were suffering from severe dehydration, Othman Belbeisi, head of the U.N. migration agency IOM in Libya, said on Twitter. The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals, residents said.



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Take a number: Migrants, blocked at the border, wait their turn to apply for asylum

Take a number: Migrants, blocked at the border, wait their turn to apply for asylumOn the ground in Juarez, where migrants seeking asylum are given a number – written on their arms – and sent away to wait.



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42 Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Will Avoid Criminal Charges

42 Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Will Avoid Criminal ChargesNo criminal charges will be filed against the 42 migrants who were arrested after they clashed with Border Patrol agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, Calif. on Sunday. The only two individuals Customs and Border Protection referred for prosecution ended up not being charged because they had medical problems and could not be held at the San Diego detention center, according to reports. “Depending on their country of citizenship and their case’s final disposition, the Border Patrol may turn those people over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement,” said Customs and Border Protection spokesman Ralph DeSio.



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Chris Cuomo Shreds Hypocrite Christians Who Celebrate Christmas But Reject Migrants

Chris Cuomo Shreds Hypocrite Christians Who Celebrate Christmas But Reject MigrantsChris Cuomo delivered a powerful "Closing Argument" Wednesday night in which



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Ailing Central American migrants in dire conditions dig in at U.S. border

Ailing Central American migrants in dire conditions dig in at U.S. borderThe bedraggled men, women and children of a caravan of mostly Hondurans began cramming into the complex in Tijuana about three weeks ago. As the reality sinks in that those seeking asylum in the United States will likely have to remain in the Mexican border city for months, 350 people have asked authorities to help them travel home. “If they don’t come, I’ll return to my home,” he said, saying that salaries in Mexico were too low for him to stay and send money home to help his family.



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Mexico says migrants have right to seek U.S. asylum, rejects closing border

Mexico says migrants have right to seek U.S. asylum, rejects closing borderVidegaray, who leaves office at the weekend, said the incoming Mexican government was also not planning to accept U.S. demands that it give asylum to the migrants, thousands of whom have arrived at the U.S.-Mexican border in caravans in recent weeks. Videgaray said the migrants were welcome to stay in Mexico while they waited to file asylum claims in the United States.



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Caravan migrants in Tijuana call for halt to 'arbitrary deportations'

Caravan migrants in Tijuana call for halt to 'arbitrary deportations'Migrants at the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico held a news conference where they demanded that their rights be respected when apprehended. Rough cut (No reporter narration).



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U.S.-Mexico border reopens after migrants attempt to breach fence

U.S.-Mexico border reopens after migrants attempt to breach fencePresident Trump tweeted on Monday morning that he "will close the Border permanently if need be."



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