Customs and Border Protection

For Thousands of Asylum Seekers, All They Can Do Is Wait

May 10, 2019
AP Photo/Christian Torres

For thousands of asylum seekers, there are many ways to wait — and wait, and wait — at the threshold of the United States.

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A high school football player who was detained for possible deportation just weeks before he was to graduate from a Tucson high school was released from immigration lockup, but his future in the U.S. remains uncertain, federal officials said Wednesday.

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Charges were dismissed against three students involved in a protest of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona that was captured on video.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally are asking the Trump administration to shelve plans to transfer numerous Customs and Border Protection officers from Arizona ports of entry to do other work to help cope with the recent surge of migrants.

AP Photo/Astrid Galvan

Government officials and non-governmental organizations that help immigrants must do a better job coordinating and communicating about the needs of immigrants in the country illegally who are increasingly being released onto the streets after their detentions, Sen. Martha McSally said Monday.

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