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Trump administration sued over shift in asylum policy

World / Politics Feb 15, 2019

Trump administration sued over shift in asylum policy

The Trump administration's policy of returning asylum-seekers to Mexico while their cases wind through immigration courts violates U.S. law by putting the migrants in danger and depriving them of the ability to prepare their cases, a lawsuit filed Thursday by civil liberties groups claims. The ...

Congress OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

World / Politics Feb 15, 2019

Congress OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal ...

Vietnamese woman flees during immigration checks at Narita airport

National Feb 12, 2019

Vietnamese woman flees during immigration checks at Narita airport

The Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau said Sunday that a Vietnamese woman fled during immigration checks at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture. The immigration bureau and the Chiba Prefectural Police are searching for the woman, 22, on suspicion of illegally entering Japan. According to the bureau, ...