Illegal immigration to the United States

Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP
August 10, 2018 - 3:21 pm
DILLEY, Texas (AP) — A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. He couldn't quite reach it, though, instead sending crumbs and napkins in all directions and eliciting happy squeals from...
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Marie D. De Jes's/Houston Chronicle via AP, File
July 17, 2018 - 4:06 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrant children are complaining of being hungry, cold and afraid of the guards at U.S. holding centers where they were placed after crossing the Mexican border.
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AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
July 12, 2018 - 3:10 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant 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.
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AP Photo/Paul Sancya
July 11, 2018 - 10:41 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.
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AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File
July 11, 2018 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
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AP Photo/Paul Sancya
July 10, 2018 - 3:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Clutching little backpacks, smiling immigrant children were scooped up into their parents' arms Tuesday as the Trump administration rushed to meet the deadline for reuniting dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.
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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association/NAPABA via AP
July 10, 2018 - 1:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Trump administration's failed attempt to detain migrant families together indefinitely ran into a formidable obstacle in a judge whose upbringing was shaped as the daughter of immigrants and who previously rejected requests to allow the government to lock up children with...
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AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
July 06, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration asked a judge Friday for more time to reunite families who were separated at the border under its "zero-tolerance" policy to prosecute every person who enters the country illegally.
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AP Photo/Craig Ruttle
July 03, 2018 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan mother who was separated from her three children at the U.S.-Mexico border said she's very happy and thankful following their reunion on Tuesday at a New York City social services center.
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AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
June 28, 2018 - 12:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When Lidia Karine Souza would call her 9-year-old son — allowed just 20 minutes per week — he would beg his mom though tears to do everything in her power to get him out of U.S. government custody and back to her.
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