asylum-seekers

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The Biden administration is proposing changing how asylum claims are handled.

  

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says National Guard troops being sent to the border region will focus initially on the Yuma area. 

  

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Governor Doug Ducey will send the Arizona National Guard to the state’s southern border amid what many officials are calling an immigration crisis. It comes as a record number of asylum seekers and undocumented migrants amass at the international border. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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The U.S. agency that reviews citizenship and visa applications has shifted to emphasize fraud detection, enforcement and vetting under President Donald Trump.

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A federal judge has blocked U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees from conducting the initial screening for people seeking asylum.

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The Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation’s asylum system for the first time in decades amid the Coronavirus.

US Starts Sending Asylum Seekers Across Arizona Border

Jan 3, 2020
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The federal government says it has started sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings. The hearings will be scheduled roughly 350 miles away in Juarez, Mexico.