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Mica Rosenberg

Special Report: Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares illegal immigrants long in U.S.

20 Jun 2018

OCILLA, Georgia Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.

U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

16 Jun 2018

NEW YORK The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.

Exclusive: Nearly 1,800 families separated at U.S.-Mexico border in 17 months through February

12 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON Nearly 1,800 immigrant families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border from October 2016 through February of this year, according to a senior government official, as President Donald Trump implemented stricter border enforcement policies.  | Video

U.S. ends practice that gave some immigrants reprieves from deportation

23 May 2018

NEW YORK U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday barred immigration judges from a once-common practice of shelving deportation cases involving some immigrants with deep ties to the United States.

As U.S. shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline

23 May 2018

GARDEN CITY, Kansas In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand. | Video

U.S. judges weigh fate of programme protecting young immigrants

16 May 2018

NEW YORK/PASADENA, California A panel of three appeals court judges in California on Tuesday asked the federal government to defend its decision to end a programme protecting from deportation some immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, who are often referred to as "Dreamers."

Corrected - 'Dreamers' ask to defend DACA program against Texas legal assault

11 May 2018

(Corrects paragraph 11 to clarify the scope of the program ruled on by Judge Hanen)

Concerns over U.S. court backlog grow with rising border prosecutions

10 May 2018

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO At the height of President Barack Obama's crackdown on illegal crossings from Mexico seven years ago, San Diego's federal courts were so clogged that immigrants arrested near the border sometimes slept on the floor of border patrol stations for days before seeing a judge. | Video

U.S. says it will separate families crossing border illegally

08 May 2018

SAN DIEGO/NEW YORK The Trump administration will increase criminal prosecutions of parents entering the United States illegally and place their children in protective custody, stepping up efforts to tighten immigration enforcement, U.S. officials said on Monday. | Video

Trump administration moves to expel some 57,000 Hondurans

05 May 2018

NEW YORK/TEGUCIGALPA The Trump administration said on Friday it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan. 5, 2020, leaving potentially 57,000 people vulnerable to deportation. | Video

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