Feds Grilled Over Trump Appointment of Immigration Official

A federal judge told the Justice Department on Tuesday that its case for the legitimacy of President Donald Trump appointing the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services eviscerates a law Congress passed to ensure top agency officials are Senate-confirmed. 

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Judge Considers Restraining Government From Blocking Asylum Seeker’s Access to Counsel

A federal judge asked for clarification Friday about how exactly the federal government’s “Migrant Protection Protocols” are being employed by immigration agents at the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego as he considers whether asylum seekers have a right to counsel when being interviewed about their fear of being returned to Mexico.

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Thousands Suffer Under ‘Stay in Mexico’s Streets’ Policy

A Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin’s cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico — too scared to leave after receiving a savage beating from two men three weeks ago while she was strolling home from a convenience store.

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