Coast Guard Blamed for Death of Immigrant Trying to Cross Border

Why a Coast Guard vessel suddenly accelerated in a channel between Mexico and the U.S. just before a 24-year-old Mexican national trying to cross was killed by the boat’s propeller is a mystery, an attorney for the woman’s family told a Fifth Circuit panel Tuesday.

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Judge Declares Original Family Separation Class Action Reunifications Concluded

The federal judge overseeing the family separation class action and reunifications of thousands of families separated under the since-abandoned “zero tolerance” immigration policy said Friday all of the original 2,815 children of class members had been reunified with their parents or placed with sponsors, declaring the case “concluded.”

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