Border patrols

FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, an Italian Coast Guard boat approaches the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship as migrants are being transferred, in the Mediterranean Sea. As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration, even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atlantic. The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border and Italy’s refusal to let shipwrecked migrants disembark in its ports illustrate the hardening positions on border control in Washington and European capitals. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli, File)
July 09, 2018 - 3:11 am
ROME (AP) — As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration — even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atlantic. The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border and Italy's refusal to let shipwrecked...
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July 05, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Canadian government said Thursday it's investigating a series of encounters in which U.S. border patrols have approached Canadian fishing vessels in a disputed island area off the East Coast. The area in question is around Machias Seal Island, a 20-acre (8-hectare) rock...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas. A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June 2018 to the lowest level since February, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. The drop may reflect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy to criminally prosecute every adult who enters the country illegally is having a deterrent effect. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the numbers are not yet intended for public release. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 02, 2018 - 7:09 am
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. The drop may reflect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy to...
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Brenda Villa, left, comforts her 11-year-old daughter, Kathryn, after speaking during an immigration rally and protest in Civic Center Park Saturday, June 30, 2018, in downtown Denver. The protest was one of hundreds staged nationwide that has brought liberal activists, parents and first-time protesters--motivated by accounts of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border--to press President Donald Trump to reunite families quickly. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 01, 2018 - 6:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on nationwide protests over a Trump administration immigration policy (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Police in Portland, Oregon, have ordered participants in a march by Patriot Prayer to disperse after officers saw assaults and projectiles being thrown. Police said Saturday...
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Buena Ventura Martin-Godinez, from Guatemala, holds her son, Pedro, as she waits for her brother to cross the street in Homestead, Fla., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. She came to the U.S. to help her family and ended up having it torn apart instead. Martin carried her infant son from Mexico into the U.S. in May, fleeing what she said were threats from violent local gangsters demanding money in their hometown in northwestern Guatemala. Her husband followed two weeks later with their 7-year-old daughter. All were caught by the Border Patrol. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 29, 2018 - 3:09 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — She came to the U.S. to help her family and ended up having it torn apart instead. Buena Ventura Martin Godinez, a petite mother of two, carried her infant son from Mexico into the U.S in May, fleeing what she said were threats from violent local gangsters demanding money in...
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Rodolfo Karisch, Chief Patrol Agent TCA Border Patrol, right, talks with first lady Melania Trump during a roundtable discussion as she visits a U.S. Customs and border and protection facility in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 28, 2018 - 6:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — First lady Melania Trump made a second visit to a border state Thursday, meeting face to face with people directly affected by her husband's hard-line immigration policies. This time, she chose less controversial apparel than her last trip, which was overshadowed by a jacket. "I'm...
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First lady Melania Trump arrives at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Thursday, June 28, 2018, en route to a U.S. Customs border and protection facility in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 28, 2018 - 1:55 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump (all times local): 11 a.m. First lady Melania Trump says that she's looking forward to speaking with border patrol officials and touring an intake facility in Arizona Thursday. Mrs. Trump says as she sits down with officials at a U.S. Border Patrol...
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Rohingya refugees shower outside their tents on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
June 27, 2018 - 1:07 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Amnesty International released a report Wednesday that details new evidence of atrocities inflicted on Myanmar's Rohingya population and names 13 top military commanders the human rights group says should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity. The report is titled "We Will...
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U.S. Border Patrol agent Rene Cisneros gives migrant Gerberht Caraac, from Guatemala, a pat-down after he was caught trying to illegally enter the United States, Monday, June 25, 2018, in Hidalgo, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 26, 2018 - 2:29 am
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The 4-month-old Honduran had just entered the United States illegally with a man who first claimed to be her father, then said he was her uncle, and presented what appeared to be a false birth certificate. The girl, wrapped in white bedding, was placed in a white crib under...
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Immigrant families line up to enter the central bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 24, 2018 - 9:08 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...
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