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Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 08:24 PM PDT

Judge Halts Deportations of Reunited Families

Judge Halts Deportations of Reunited Families

A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 04:30 PM PDT

Border Measures Part of Trump's Bigger Immigration Crackdown

Border Measures Part of Trump's Bigger Immigration Crackdown

The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it only tells a small part of the story surrounding the Trump administration's immigration...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 03:45 AM PDT

Man Dies of Suspected Suicide While in ICE Custody

Man Dies of Suspected Suicide While in ICE Custody

A Mexican man being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement since March was found dead in his cell in Georgia on Tuesday. Officials believe he died by suicide, NBC News reported. Forty-year old Efrain...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 08:15 PM PDT

Migrant Children Were Being Held in Phoenix Office Building

Migrant Children Were Being Held in Phoenix Office Building

Phoenix City Councilwoman Kate Gallego says a federal contractor has terminated its lease at a city office building where migrant children were being held. Gallego said at a news conference Thursday that an...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 01:42 PM PDT

Shelters Where Immigrant Children Are Housed

Shelters Where Immigrant Children Are Housed

This map shows the location of 87 child-care facilities housing children seized from their parents and other children who crossed the border without an adult or unaccompanied immigrant minors.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:09 PM PDT

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining migrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Currently, more...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 12:26 AM PDT

Immigrant Parents Happy But Traumatized After Kids Returned

Immigrant Parents Happy But Traumatized After Kids Returned

Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 06:52 PM PDT

Battle Over Family Separations Flares Anew in Congress

Battle Over Family Separations Flares Anew in Congress

Congress' fight over President Donald Trump's now abandoned policy of separating migrant families stirred anew Wednesday, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:29 PM PDT

Asylum Seekers Bring Evidence to Show Dangers They Fled

Asylum Seekers Bring Evidence to Show Dangers They Fled

As the Trump administration puts up more legal barriers for asylum-seekers, some immigrants take steps to arrive at the border with evidence to show U.S. authorities the dangers they are trying to escape. The...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:19 PM PDT

Celebrities Speak Up for Separated Families in ACLU Video

Celebrities Speak Up for Separated Families in ACLU Video

The fight is not over yet, according to several Hollywood stars. Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union released a video via their YouTube account in partnership with Maggie Gyllenhaal to address...

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Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report
Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report

President Donald Trump was secretly recorded by his fixer two months before his election discussing paying a former Playboy model who was alleging she had an affair, The New York Times reported Friday. Trump...

Toddler Hurt in Fall From 4th-Floor Window
Toddler Hurt in Fall From 4th-Floor Window

A toddler was taken to the hospital after a fall from a fourth-floor window in University City late Thursday.

'Glass' and 'Venom' Among Day 2 Panel Highlights at SDCC
'Glass' and 'Venom' Among Day 2 Panel Highlights at SDCC

Day two of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con rolls on Friday with a handful of standout panels

Taking a Crack at the Human Claw at ComicCon
Taking a Crack at the Human Claw at ComicCon

 Comic-Con fans can become a Human Claw! The Human Claw Machine is an all-you-can-grab-extravaganza, located at the Children's Museum. It features a life-size claw that lowers people into a pit of...

Self-Proclaimed 'Weed Girl' Wins Del Mar Hat Contest
Self-Proclaimed 'Weed Girl' Wins Del Mar Hat Contest

A San Diego County woman who walked away with the coveted grand prize at the 2018 Del Mar Hat Contest worked with an unusual medium - cannabis.

Woman Empowerment Felt at Comic-Con 2018
Woman Empowerment Felt at Comic-Con 2018

Just strolling through the Exhibit Hall of Comic-Con this year, you can see it: more booths, bags, and banners displaying strong females.