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'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage over Separation

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage over Separation

By Nomaan Merchant and Anita Snow | Jun 19
President Donald Trump emphatically defended his administration's policy Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats. "The United States will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility," he declared.

Lawyers, Family ask For Release of Pizza Worker

Lawyers, Family ask For Release of Pizza Worker

Jun 19
The family and attorneys of an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker who was arrested while trying to make a delivery in Brooklyn are submitting a formal request to immigration officials demanding his immediate release.

Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for U.S. Asylum

Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for U.S. Asylum

By Elliot Spagat and Anita Snow | Jun 19
Some fleeing violence in their home countries are undeterred by a new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declaring that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum.

Border Policy Defended Amid Protests

Border Policy Defended Amid Protests

Jun 19
Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people illegally entering the U.S. Border Patrol Sector Chief Manuel Padilla calls the separations temporary.

Border Separations Ripple Through Midterm Campaigns

Border Separations Ripple Through Midterm Campaigns

By Bill Barrow | Jun 19
Wrenching scenes of migrant children being separated from their parents at the southern border are roiling campaigns ahead of midterm elections.

Trump, GOP to Huddle as Outrage Builds over Border Policy

Trump, GOP to Huddle as Outrage Builds over Border Policy

By Dustin Weaver and Alan Fram | Jun 19
Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump Falsehoods on NKorea, Immigration

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump Falsehoods on NKorea, Immigration

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jun 18
A look at the reality behind a variety of statements from the president.

UK Government Defeats Pro-EU Lawmakers on Brexit, for Now

UK Government Defeats Pro-EU Lawmakers on Brexit, for Now

By Jill Lawless | Jun 17
British lawmakers rejected proposals by pro-European Union politicians Wednesday that were intended to lock the U.K. into the bloc's customs union and single market after Brexit.

Mayor Nixes Move to Ban Media, Non-Residents from Meetings

Mayor Nixes Move to Ban Media, Non-Residents from Meetings

Jun 16
An Alabama mayor has backed down from an attempt to bar the media and out-of-towners from attending council meetings in her tiny, rural town.

Thefts Rise After California Reduces Criminal Penalties

Thefts Rise After California Reduces Criminal Penalties

By Don Thompson | Jun 15
California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported.

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