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  1. Questions Surround Death of Guatemalan Girl in US CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Voice of America

    This Jan. 20, 2012, photo, taken in New Mexico's Bootheel region shows part of the Diamond A Ranch and is 77 miles from the nearest border patrol station. A Guatemalan girl, 7, died after her father and other migrants were picked up along the remote stretch of the border.


  2. US Appeals Court Won't Allow Trump Asylum BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Voice of America

    A migrant family from Central America waits outside the Annunciation House shelter in El Paso, Texas, after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer drops them off, Nov. 29, 2018. A divided U.S. appeals court late Friday refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.


  3. Supplies Low for US Shelters Helping Migrants as Holidays NearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Voice of America

    A migrant family from Central America waits outside the Annunciation House shelter in El Paso, Texas, after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer drops them off, Nov. 29, 2018. An exhausted Alonzo Juan Jose sat still on a cot inside a shelter in southern New Mexico.


  4. Border Town View of US Troops and CaravanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Voice of America

    Dr. Anna Perez is a tribal member of the Tigua Nation--one of three federally recognized Native American tribes in Texas and a resident of the federally-recognized tribal nation, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, located in El Paso, Texas. "The beauty" of being so close to the border is to experience each other's culture, said Perez, a registered Democrat, who volunteers with the party on a regular basis.


  5. US Citizenships Questioned by Immigration AuthoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Voice of America

    A growing number of Americans are having their passports taken away and their citizenship called into question by immigration authorities. The Washington Post reported that some Latinos born in U.S. cities along the Texas-Mexico border are being denied American passports, held in immigration detention centers and placed into deportation proceedings.


  6. Immigrant Parents Have Trouble Reaching Separated ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring. A mother in Louisiana has phone video chats with her detained 5-year-old son in Texas, while a Honduran asylum-seeker had actual face time with his little girl, visiting her in person.


  7. Government Falls Short of Deadline to Reunite Kids, ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ever Reyes Mejia walked out of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center Tuesday, carrying his beaming son and the boy's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack.


  8. American Indians Fear US-Mexico Border Wall Will Destroy Ancient CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Voice of America

    To the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indians, the water of the Rio Grande that divides the United States and Mexico sanctifies religious rites and purifies their hunts. Indian communities living miles away use the river to send messages to fellow tribes downstream, tribal chief Jose Sierra told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.


  9. Protests Continue Over Migrant Detentions, Despite Policy ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2018 | Voice of America

    Protests continue over the treatment of migrants detained in Texas for entering the United States illegally, although the Trump administration on Wednesday reversed its controversial practice of separating detained children and parents at the border. On Sunday, about 30 parents who have been separated from their children by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol were released.


  10. (Im)migration News Recap, June 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Voice of America

    Soldiers proceed toward armored vehicles after a training exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 23, 2013. The base is one of three Texas military properties being considered as shelter sites for unaccompanied migrant children.


  11. Tent Cities to House Separated Migrant Children?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Voice of America

    This Sept. 9, 2014 file photo shows cars waiting to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.


  12. Report: Immigration Officials Seek to Prosecute Parents Illegally Entering USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Voice of America

    A National Guard troop watches over Rio Grande River on the border in Roma, Texas, April 10, 2018, in this file frame from video. U.S. immigration officials are pushing for a change in policy to be allowed to prosecute parents caught crossing into the country illegally with their children, The Washington Post reported.


  13. Sessions to Address Immigration at Border Sheriffs MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to bring his firm stance on immigration enforcement to New Mexico where a group of Southwest border sheriffs are meeting Wednesday. Sessions will speak in Las Cruces at the Texas Border Sheriff's Coalition Annual Spring Meeting with the Southwestern Border Sheriff's Coalition, which is made up of 31 sheriff's departments from Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California.


  14. Wading the Rio Grande to a New, Undocumented, LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Voice of America

    As the U.S. Congress continues to funding a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, a 2010 border fence separating El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico has already made it harder for illegal immigrants to enter the U.S. When Jesus Sanchez came to the U.S. almost 30 years ago, it was just a matter of wading across the Rio Grande River.


  15. Kansas Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Help ImmigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Voice of America

    A Kansas congresswoman introduced legislation that would help a father who is fighting efforts by the U.S. to deport him to Bangladesh. The bill that Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins introduced Tuesday would provide for the "relief" of 55-year-old Syed Ahmed Jamal.


  16. Visa Lottery Winner from Turkey Living American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Voice of America

    America's Diversity Immigrant Visa Program - more commonly known as the Green Card Lottery - is among the immigration programs President Trump and others want to end.


  17. Pope Francis Assails Scourge of Femicides in Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislation to protect them and for a new cultural mindset as he visited one of Peru's most dangerous parts. At a Marian prayer in the northern seaside city of Trujillo, Francis called women, mothers and grandmothers the guiding force for families.


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