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Santos Chirino was denied asylum in the United States after testifying against MS-13. His teenage children say they face a similar threat.

  • Dec 6, 2018

The death of a Russian asylum seeker jailed for nearly a year raises questions about detainee care, advocates say.

  • Nov 29, 2018

Moving to stop the flow of Central American families, the president had tried to limit asylum claims to legal ports of entry. A federal judge said that’s illegal.

  • Nov 20, 2018

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar said the White House effort to ban migrants who crossed the southern border illegally from seeking asylum violates a “clear command” from Congress.

  • Nov 20, 2018

Advocates say the ban violates U.S. asylum law; the Trump administration says the limit is needed to protect borders.

  • Nov 19, 2018

At his Senate confrimation hearing, Ronald D. Vitiello defended the controversial policy.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Martha Aguirre has relearned Spanish and enrolled in a private college in Veracruz. Her father hopes he'll be able to travel from Maryland to see her graduate.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Central American migrants crammed into huge vehicles used to haul cars in an attempt to quicken their pace.

  • Nov 6, 2018

When promised buses did not come, many people hitched or paid for rides ahead of the group.

  • Nov 5, 2018

Guillermo Mendoza, who will soon lose his permission to live in the United States legally, returned to El Salvador after 18 years to see loved ones and contemplate building a life there.

  • May 30, 2018
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