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February 20, 2020

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Guatemala court blocks signing of migration deal with US

Guatemala court blocks signing of migration deal with US

Guatemala's constitutional court has granted an injunction blocking President Jimmy Morales from signing a controversial deal with the United States that would oblige the Central American country to welcome migrants, at least in the short term.Morales, who wa

Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on US congresswomen

Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on US congresswomen

US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race and immigration.Trump -- whose comments were branded "raci

Armed man dead after attacking US immigration jail

Armed man dead after attacking US immigration jail

An armed man who attacked a US immigration detention facility with "incendiary devices" has been shot dead after a confrontation with police in the northwestern city of Tacoma, authorities said.Officers arrived at the Northwest Detention Center early Saturda

US VP Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp, deplores 'crisis'

US VP Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp, deplores 'crisis'

US Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was "overwhelming our system."Pence traveled to the Mexico bo

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented migrants for deportation."They came in illegally," he told report

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented migrants for deportation."They came in illegally," he told report