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WASHINGTON | Requests to bring in child brides OK’d; legal under US laws

WASHINGTON— Jan 11, 2019—Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The approvals are legal: The Immigration … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Requests to bring in child brides OK’d; legal under US laws

WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: US approved thousands of child bride requests

WASHINGTON — Jan 11, 2019—Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The approvals are legal: The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: US approved thousands of child bride requests

WASHINGTON | US says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

WASHINGTON — People seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico will no longer be released in the United States and will instead be forced to wait in Mexico under a policy announced Thursday that marks one of the most significant moves by President Donald Trump to reshape the immigration system. The measure is an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | At dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential White House challenger in 2020, are making election pushes several hundred miles apart from each other in pivotal Nevada, where early voting was beginning Saturday. Trump was wrapping up a visit to Western states with an afternoon rally in rural Elko, … Continue reading SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | At dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada

BROOKLYN, Iowa | Tibbetts’ father: Hispanic locals ‘Iowans with better food’

BROOKLYN, Iowa — The killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has prompted criticism of the U.S. immigration system because the man charged in her death is a Mexican farmworker. But the victim’s father told mourners he’s been embraced by the local Hispanic community. Speaking Sunday afternoon to more than 1,000 people at a … Continue reading BROOKLYN, Iowa | Tibbetts’ father: Hispanic locals ‘Iowans with better food’

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Attorney challenges whether Iowa suspect is in US illegally

MONTEZUMA, Iowa— The attorney for a Mexican man accused of killing an Iowa college student challenged the government’s statement Wednesday that the suspect has been living in the United States illegally. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, made his first appearance in court in the death of Mollie Tibbetts, whose July 18 disappearance while out jogging set … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Attorney challenges whether Iowa suspect is in US illegally

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

MONTEZUMA, Iowa— The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America’s heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

TAMPA, Fla. | Trump at rally makes false claim on photo IDs for groceries

TAMPA, Fla. — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries and accused Democrats of obstructing his agenda and his Supreme Court nominee during a raucous rally aimed at bolstering two Florida Republicans ahead of the state’s primary. Trump, addressing thousands of supporters in one of … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | Trump at rally makes false claim on photo IDs for groceries