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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 07:22 PM EDT

Trump Administration Won't Be Granting Venezuelans Temporary Protection for Now

Trump Administration Won't Be Granting Venezuelans Temporary Protection for Now

The administration of President Donald Trump, who had been gaining support among some Hispanics for his stand on Venezuela, isn't willing yet to grant temporary protection from deportation to Venezuelans, NBC...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 05:12 PM EDT

African Man Escaped a Massacre, But Death Followed

African Man Escaped a Massacre, But Death Followed

When an armed conflict erupted in his village in Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. Hundreds of people, including some of his relatives, were slaughtered. Death remained close as his...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

Trump's New Asylum Rules Go Into Effect, and Opponents Sue

Trump's New Asylum Rules Go Into Effect, and Opponents Sue

Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings Tuesday in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away under a new Trump administration asylum rule that upends long-standing...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:08 PM EDT

Making an Immigration Arrest Requires Hours of Surveillance

Making an Immigration Arrest Requires Hours of Surveillance

Two immigration officers had been parked outside a home well before dawn when their target — a Mexican man convicted of driving under the influence in 2015 — appeared to emerge as the sun illuminated a gray...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 05:16 PM EDT

Immigrant Rights Groups Decry New Trump Asylum Restrictions

 Immigrant Rights Groups Decry New Trump Asylum Restrictions

Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys denounced President Donald Trump's latest move on Monday to restrict asylum at the southern border as the "most egregious" and "extreme" policy targeting the form of...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 04:27 PM EDT

62 Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

62 Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 05:49 PM EDT

Trump Moves to Effectively End Asylum at Southern Border

Trump Moves to Effectively End Asylum at Southern Border

Reversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border — the president's most forceful attempt to...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 04:26 AM EDT

ICE Raids Begin at Slow Pace as Immigrants Brace for Arrival

ICE Raids Begin at Slow Pace as Immigrants Brace for Arrival

The Trump administration has begun immigration raids as part of an operation expected to target 2,000 immigrants over the next few days, a senior U.S. official told NBC News on Sunday. So far, the pace has...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 01:14 PM EDT

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered. Trump tweeted that the children's...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 10:16 AM EDT

Fear of ICE Spreads to U.S. Citizens

Fear of ICE Spreads to U.S. Citizens

With immigration raids expected to begin Sunday in at least nine major cities, some U.S. citizens are taking precautions, including carrying their American passports at all times, to avoid being mistakenly...

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Fake Bloody Legs Found Near Memorial for Fatal Shark Attack Victim
Fake Bloody Legs Found Near Memorial for Fatal Shark Attack Victim

Police in a Cape Cod town are investigating after three fake legs were placed near a memorial for the victim of a fatal shark attack last summer. Wellfleet police told the Cape Cod Times that the fake legs were...

FIRST ALERT: Scorching Temps Prompt Heat Advisories
FIRST ALERT: Scorching Temps Prompt Heat Advisories

Heat advisories and heat warnings are in effect for New England late Friday through the weekend. That quick shot of comfortable air that came in Thursday is on the way out this morning. We have a warm front...

SWAT Team at Scene of Shooting in Revere
SWAT Team at Scene of Shooting in Revere

One person has been transported to the hospital in critical condition following a shooting in Revere Thursday night, state police said.

Photo Captures Dog Sitting on Moving Truck on Mass. Highway
Photo Captures Dog Sitting on Moving Truck on Mass. Highway

An image of a dog sitting on the flatbed of a tow truck driving on a Massachusetts highway has caused an uproar and apparently led to the firing of the driver.

Iran Denies US Destroyed an Iranian Drone Near Persian Gulf
Iran Denies US Destroyed an Iranian Drone Near Persian Gulf

Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's statement that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an incident that marked a new escalation of tensions...

Homeless Man Gifted Ticket to Red Sox Game
Homeless Man Gifted Ticket to Red Sox Game

Three teenage boys from Malden went to a Red Sox game at Fenway Park Wednesday night with a new friend.