Asylum seekers

Migrants wait to be disembarked from the ship operated by German aid group Mission Lifeline, carrying 234 migrants, as it docked at the Valletta port in Malta, after a journey of nearly a week while awaiting permission to make landfall, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Eight European nations agreed to accept the passengers who qualify as refugees. (AP Photo/Jonathan Borg)
June 28, 2018 - 9:50 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Aid groups and opposition lawmakers say the German government lacks compassion and doesn't understand international law, after a migrant recue in the Mediterranean sparked criticism from officials...
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People gather outside the Millennium Biltmore Hotel to protest against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. Sessions gave a speech at the hotel. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 27, 2018 - 4:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on immigrant parents and children separated at the U.S. border (all times local): 9:12 p.m. A judge in California has ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days. If the children are younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days...
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In this June 22, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks about immigration alongside family members affected by crime committed by undocumented immigrants, at the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. Trump claims that America’s immigration problems could be solved by “simply” stopping them at the border and turning them away without access to a judge. But it’s nowhere near simple _ or legal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 26, 2018 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims this week on Twitter that America's immigration problems could be solved by "simply" stopping migrants at the border and denying their access to a judge after entering the country illegally. But it's nowhere near that simple — or legal. Here's a look...
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A transport officer, right, helps immigrants Dilma Araceley Riveria Hernandez, and her son, Anderson Alvarado, 2, get off the bus after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 4:35 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local): 2:30 p.m. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insists the administration's reversal in referring parents crossing the border illegally with children for prosecution is only...
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Immigrants listen to instructions from a volunteer inside the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Friday, June 22, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 22, 2018 - 7:31 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities Friday cast about for jail space to detain them together, leaving hundreds of parents in the dark on when they would be reunited with their children...
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Protesters and media gather outside a closed gate at the Port of Entry facility, where tent shelters are being used to house separated family members, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Fabens, Texas. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an order to stop the separations. Justice Department lawyers are working on a legal challenge to allow families to be detained longer than 20 days. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 21, 2018 - 6:46 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arkansas' Republican governor says he's opposed to the federal government using any facilities...
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Argentina's former soccer star Diego Maradona cheers for his team before the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 21, 2018 - 2:36 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:30 p.m. An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a sexist video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish. The video shows the fan asking the young woman...
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In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. border seeking asylum or other relief attended a special hearing for juveniles on the status of their cases. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
June 20, 2018 - 4:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom. The 7-year-old is happy now that she is worlds away from the violence in her native El Salvador. Gang gunfire once forced her to hit the floor inside her home...
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Activists lay on the ground to mark World Refugee Day during a protest in Madrid, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
June 20, 2018 - 10:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on global migration and World Refugee Day (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Trump administration says that "new actors" must step up to help in the global response to refugees. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will "will continue to be a world leader...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018 file photo, Akemi Vargas, 8, cries as she talks about being separated from her father during an immigration family separation protest in front of the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. District Court building in Phoenix. Child welfare agencies across America make wrenching decisions every day to separate children from their parents. But those agencies have ways of minimizing the trauma that aren't being employed by the Trump administration at the Mexican border. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 12:01 a.m. The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border. The...
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