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Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 03:47 PM PDT

Federal Judge Refuses to Shut Down DACA Program

Federal Judge Refuses to Shut Down DACA Program

A federal judge in Texas declined Friday to order an immediate halt to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era initiative that has allowed 700,000 young people, known as "Dreamers," to...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 05:00 PM PDT

Abuse Charges Raise Pressure to Reunite Migrant Families

Abuse Charges Raise Pressure to Reunite Migrant Families

The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 08:55 AM PDT

Migrant Children Sent to Conn. Given Legal Immigration Status

Migrant Children Sent to Conn. Given Legal Immigration Status

Six weeks after a judge ordered a pair of migrant children in Connecticut to be reunited with their parents, the government granted each child one year of legal immigration status in the United States. The U.S....

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:46 AM PDT

Mom: Tot Died in ICE Custody, Got Inadequate Medical Care

Mom: Tot Died in ICE Custody, Got Inadequate Medical Care

A toddler who came across the border with her mother seeking asylum died after receiving inadequate medical care in ICE custody, according to lawyers for the woman. Yazmin Juárez came to the United States in...

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM PDT

ICE-Issued Ankle Monitors Called Inhumane, Ineffective

ICE-Issued Ankle Monitors Called Inhumane, Ineffective

Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted with electronic monitoring devices...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 11:35 AM PDT

Mollie Tibbetts Killing Focuses Attention on Immigrants in Agriculture

Mollie Tibbetts Killing Focuses Attention on Immigrants in Agriculture

The arrest of a Mexican farmworker in the death of an Iowa college student renewed calls to change immigration laws, but it also focused attention on the immigrant workers whose labor is essential to the state's...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 11:17 PM PDT

Personnel Issues at Migrant Child Housing Facilities: Report

Personnel Issues at Migrant Child Housing Facilities: Report

Arizona health officials have spotted personnel records concerns at several facilities housing migrant children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Arizona Department of Health Services...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 12:28 AM PDT

ICE Coerced Migrant Parents Into Leaving Kids: Complaint

ICE Coerced Migrant Parents Into Leaving Kids: Complaint

Immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:37 PM PDT

Mexican Man Charged in Iowa Slaying Worked Under Fake Name

Mexican Man Charged in Iowa Slaying Worked Under Fake Name

A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month, his...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:18 AM PDT

Army Reinstates Dozens of Discharged Immigrants

Army Reinstates Dozens of Discharged Immigrants

At least three dozen immigrant recruits who were booted from the U.S. Army after enlisting with a promised pathway to citizenship are being brought back to serve, according to court records filed Monday. Since...

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Cars Mangled in Possible DUI Crash on I-8 in College Area
Cars Mangled in Possible DUI Crash on I-8 in College Area

A man was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk after crashes on Interstate 8 in the College area left three cars mangled and a woman badly hurt Friday.

Bar Pics Lead to Call for Lottery Exec's Resignation
Bar Pics Lead to Call for Lottery Exec's Resignation

Photos alleged to have been taken at a piano bar following a sales conference two years ago are at the center of a proposed management change at the California Lottery.

5 Stabbed, Including 3 Infants, at NYC Day Care: Police
5 Stabbed, Including 3 Infants, at NYC Day Care: Police

A 52-year-old day care worker allegedly stabbed five people, including three baby girls no more than a month old, at an overnight facility in Queens early Friday, and cops say they found a butcher knife and meat...

Route 91 Survivors Heal Together at Jason Aldean Concert in Chula Vista
Route 91 Survivors Heal Together at Jason Aldean Concert in Chula Vista

Country music star Jason Aldean returned to Chula Vista Thursday for the first time since gunshots rang out during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas last year.

Trump Drops Civil Tone, Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Credibility
Trump Drops Civil Tone, Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Credibility

Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so...

OfferUp Seller Attacked and Robbed at Starbucks Has Warning
OfferUp Seller Attacked and Robbed at Starbucks Has Warning

A San Diego man was robbed and attacked while sitting outside a South Park Starbucks Tuesday night during an "Offer Up" transaction gone bad.