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Some caravan migrants arrive at border

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/15/18, 10:52 am

The first members of the migrant caravan from Central America have arrived at the U.S. border near San Diego, staying in crowded shelters in Tijuana, Mexico. Hundreds have already come to Tijuana by bus but have indicated they will wait for more of the caravan to arrive before making any decisions about what comes next. Some said they would seek asylum in the United States, some have indicated they might try to cross illegally, and others said they might accept asylum in Mexico.

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Trump’s asylum order already challenged in court

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/09/18, 05:25 pm

UPDATE: The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco against President Donald Trump’s order limiting asylum claims to immigrants who come to the country legally. The lawsuit claims the new rules violate the law and put families in danger. As expected, the legal challenge asks the judge to stop the new rules from going into effect while the lawsuit is pending.

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Lawyers question possible jurors for ‘El Chapo’

by Kent Covington
Posted 11/07/18, 10:46 am

Jury selection is ongoing in New York this week for the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious alleged drug lords. Guzman is accused of a violent reign of terror as head of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel. Last year, Mexico extradited Guzman to the United States, where he faces 17 criminal counts, including drug trafficking, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit murder. He faces a possible life sentence in a U.S. prison.

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