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On Politics: Migrant Families Could Face Indefinite Detention
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The Trump administration wants to hold migrant families caught crossing the border for as long as it takes to decide their cases.

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Slovenia erects more border fence to curb migrant inflow
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Slovenia has begun work on an additional stretch of fence along its southern border with Croatia with which it aims to keep out a rising number of migrants entering the country illegally. Slovenia’s police registered 7,415 illegal migrants in the first seven months of this year, a jump of 56% compared to the same period […]

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Italy's Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship
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Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government. In recent days, Premier Giuseppe Conte had written to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini demanding that minors […]

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US soldiers now stationed inside migrant detention camp as ‘prison guards’
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Soldiers are monitoring migrants at a detention centre in Texas, in what one congressman fears comes close to a breach of the Posse Comitatus Act, a cornerstone of US society.Under the 1878 federal law members of the army are prohibited from acting as a domestic police force.Active-duty troops are only allowed to help police officers […]

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Journalist reporting on immigration released from ‘inhumane’ US migrant detention centre after 15 months
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There were bugs, and the showers were cold. Air conditioning was not available, but the heat was turned on inexplicably.If you didn’t have family in the United States to send money for food, you would go hungry.Those are just some of the conditions Manuel Duran described after he was released from a US immigration detention […]

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Congress or DHS to blame for conditions at migrant detention facilities on the border?
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Members of ‘the Squad’ grill acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan; reaction and analysis from Fox News contributor Tom Homan, former acting ICE director, and Dave Brown, former senior adviser to Sen. Patty Murray.

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Dems, GOP quarrel over border migrant conditions
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(12 Jul 2019) Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over who’s to blame for squalid conditions facing migrants detained entering the U.S. In an extraordinary duel that […]

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AOC Exposes ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at Migrant Detention Camps | NowThis
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she witnessed a ‘manufactured crisis’ at border detention camps. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Green New Deal proponent and Democratic party rising star, testified in Congress about visiting a Trump administration’s detention center for immigrants. At these detention camps, USA border patrol officials are separating […]

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AOC, Tlaib give impassioned testimony on migrant facilities | USA TODAY
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Rashida Tlaib gave impassioned testimony at a hearing on migrant facilities. RELATED VIDEO: https://youtu.be/mNFOoI92Y2M Battling to shape public perceptions, Vice President Mike Pence and a group of Republican senators are heading to the border to tour a migrant detention center while Democrats hold a high-profile hearing about the centers, featuring […]

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