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SAN DIEGO | November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

SAN DIEGO — Border Patrol arrests in November jumped 78 percent from a year earlier to the highest level in Donald Trump’s presidency, with families and children accounting for a majority for a third straight month. The numbers are the latest sign that people who cross the border illegally are increasingly families and children traveling … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

SAN DIEGO | November border arrests jump 78 percent on year

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol arrests in November jumped 78 percent from a year earlier, with families and children accounting for a majority for a third straight month. The numbers released Thursday by parent agency Customs and Border Protection are the latest sign that people who cross the border illegally are increasingly families and … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | November border arrests jump 78 percent on year

TIJUANA, Mexico | Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash

TIJUANA, Mexico — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. Most were dispirited on Monday, a day after U.S. agents fired tear … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash

PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

PHOENIX — U.S. immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they did not understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of the cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed … Continue reading PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

DETROIT | Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

DETROIT (AP) — Business leaders are condemning the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally. The Business Roundtable, a lobbying group that includes the CEOs of Walmart Inc., General Motors Co., Boeing Co. and Mastercard Inc., released a statement Tuesday urging the immediate end to the … Continue reading DETROIT | Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

WASHINGTON | Trump, critics trade angry immigration charges, falsehoods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic critics traded outraged, sometimes plainly false accusations about immigration Tuesday as the debate over “lost” children and the practice of separating families caught crossing the border illegally reached a new boiling point. False charges flew on both sides. The White House wrongly blamed Democrats for forcing his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, critics trade angry immigration charges, falsehoods