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800 asylum seekers returned to wait in Mexican border city

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) – The United States government has sent about 800 mostly Central American and Cuban migrants back to this northern Mexico border city since expanding its controversial “remain in Mexico” program to the easternmost [...]

Trump’s House allies lie in wait for Mueller

Rep. Jim Jordan, along with several of President Donald Trump’s other allies in the House, will press on former special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this month. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Share [...]

David Hogg pushes gun control in Maine: ‘Let’s not wait’

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Florida school shooting survivor and gun control advocate is urging Maine lawmakers to act now to end gun violence instead of waiting for a mass shooting. David Hogg met Tuesday with members of the Maine Legislature, which [...]

Appeals court: Trump can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A federal appeals court says the Trump administration can force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings while the policy is challenged in court. The order Tuesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to [...]

US expands program making asylum seekers wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. government program requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico has expanded to a second port of entry. Homeland Security officials say the program is now at the Calexico port, about 120 miles east of the San Ysidro [...]

Republicans can’t wait to debate Medicare for All

Reps. Kevin Brady (left) and Greg Walden answer questions on the American Health Care Act in 2017. GOP lawmakers are trolling Democrats with demands for hearings on the sweeping single-payer bill set to be introduced this month. | Win [...]

2020 Democratic holdouts wait for Harris, Warren to trip

Beto O’Rourke is one of the prospective 2020 contenders sizing up the emerging Democratic field — and hoping for one or more of the early front-runners to stumble. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 2020 Elections Several potential [...]

Trump Administration Says Migrants Seeking Asylum Must Wait in Mexico

“I am surprised the new Mexican government would agree to carry Trump’s water on this, given his harsh rhetoric toward Mexicans,” said Kevin Appleby, the policy director of the Center for Migration Studies. “The administration [...]

U.S. Will Send Migrants Back to Mexico as They Wait on Asylum Claims

CANCÚN, Mexico — The Trump administration announced a new migration policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who cross the Mexican border illegally to return to Mexico while their cases are decided. The United States has [...]

AP PHOTOS: Migrant families wait, torn between hope, grief

DOUGUE, Senegal (AP) – Barely 20 years old, Mariama Konte was neither widow nor wife. For nearly four years, she told her two young children that their father is traveling for work. Only in the last few weeks has she begun to accept the [...]