Feds At Odds Over Handling of Immigrant Families

The top U.S. border official said Monday that immigrant families crossing the border would not be referred for prosecution until the Justice Department comes up with a way to do so without separating children from their parents – just hours after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted the prosecutions would continue unabated.

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Nurse Says Customs Agents Took Money for Nigerian Clinic

A Texas nurse traveling to Nigeria claims in a class action that U.S. customs agents wrongly seized over $41,000 in cash from her that was meant to start a clinic for women and children in the West African nation, and have refused to return it unless she signs a waiver.

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Groups Ask Congress to Intervene in Immigration Detention Facility Conditions

The death of 27-year-old who expired after spending 19 days in solitary confinement at a Georgia immigration detention facility has human rights organizations urging Congress to investigate the centers, which the groups say are violating inmate’s human and civil rights.

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Border Patrol Nominee Finally Gets His Senate Hearing

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection began the confirmation process Tuesday by telling Senators that stemming the rising tide of opioids entering the country will be among his top priorities and biggest challenges should he get the job.

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Doctor Ejected at Border Fights Sudden Policy Change

Accusing the Department of Homeland Security of fumbling its own rules, a hospital that sits just across Lake Ontario from Canada claims in a federal complaint that U.S. border agents improperly held one of its doctors to visa requirements from which he is exempt.

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