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New asylum rules make it harder for those fleeing violence

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| Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions set a higher bar for victims of what’s referred to as “private violence” – such as domestic or gang violence.

Judge temporarily halts migrant family deportations amid reunification efforts

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A federal judge in San Diego has told the government to hold off for now on deporting reunited migrant families. Judge Dana Sabraw said Monday he’d block deportations temporarily amid concerns from the ACLU, which filed suit to reunite families separated at the border, that parents and their children might be deported without fully knowing their rights.

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Father-son reunite at LAX after separated at border

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A tearful Guatemalan father hugged his six-year-old after they were reunited in LA. They had crossed the border illegally and had been separated by federal agents.

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Immigrant father faces deportation, dozens rally behind him

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Hermelindo Che Coc was separated from his 6-year-old son in May. His backers gathered at his ICE check-in on Tuesday hoping to prevent his deportation.

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Judge gives more time for government to reunite some migrant families

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But other children under five who were separated from their parents at the border could be reunited with them by Tuesday, the deadline set by a federal court.

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Trump administration loses in California sanctuary law case

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A federal judge in Sacramento rejected the Trump administration's argument that S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law, impedes immigration agents from doing their jobs.

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Information sharing raises red flag for immigrant advocates

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The federal Office of Refugee Resettlement will provide immigration officials with information on sponsors who could take in children separated from their parents at the border.

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Court orders government to reunite families by deadlines

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A federal judge in San Diego on Tuesday directed the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the border within 30 days.

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