1st COVID-19 case in asylum seeker camp at US-Mexico border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — An international disaster relief organization reported Tuesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among migrants living in a tent encampment of asylum seekers at the U...

Libyan suspect in court over UK knife attack that killed 3

LONDON (AP) — A 25-year-old Libyan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing three men to death with a kitchen knife as they sat in an English city park made his first court appearance on Monday but didn't en...

Families pay tribute to three men slain in English park

LONDON (AP) — The families of the three victims of a stabbing rampage in a English park paid tribute to their loved ones Tuesday, saying how their hearts have been broken at losing them in what is bei...

Sweeping asylum rules near as public feedback is sought

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday published sweeping rules making it substantially more difficult to get asylum, moving a step closer to what critics are calling a death blow to the ...

Prosecutors charge neo-Nazi with German politician's murder

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged a far-right extremist with the killing of a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party and in a near-fatal attack on an Iraqi asylum-seeker...

Immigrants, hard hit by economic fallout, adapt to new jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Ulises García went from being a waiter to working at a laundromat. Yelitza Esteva used to do manicures and now delivers groceries. Maribel Torres swapped cleaning homes for sewing mask...

Detained immigrants plead for masks, protection from virus

HOUSTON (AP) — Elsy was on the phone in an immigration detention center when guards showed up with face masks and forms to sign. The asylum-seeker from El Salvador and others had res...

Virus gives asylum-seekers chance to thank Dutch villagers

TER APEL, Netherlands (AP) — Raffat Altekrete is battling the coronavirus one shopping cart at a time. The 34-year-old electrical engineer from Iraq is also expressing gratitude and...

US appeals court: Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An asylum seeker from Ghana who said he was attacked by a mob led by his father because of his sexuality has shown a valid fear of persecution, a U.S. appeals case said in a case a...

Advocates: Transgender woman sexually assaulted at ICE site

PHOENIX (AP) — A transgender woman seeking asylum should be released after she was sexually assaulted and harassed while being detained in an Arizona immigration facility with men for nine months, adv...

More children face immigration judges through video screens

ATLANTA (AP) — Seven children stood shoulder-to-shoulder in a Texas immigration facility. Their image was beamed 1,000 miles away to Atlanta, where a judge sat in a largely empty courtroom and contend...

The preventable death of an asylum seeker in a solitary cell

Roylan Hernandez Diaz’s long journey ended inside a white-walled cell in the solitary confinement wing of a Louisiana prison. Nearby were the last of his belongings: a tube of toothp...

Trump seeks high court approval to speed deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man slipped into the U.S from Tijuana, Mexico, and made it just 25 yards from the border before he was arrested. A seven-month journey from Sri Lanka was over f...

The Latest: Court ruling disrupts migrant family's hearing

The Latest on a court ruling putting the Trump administration's “Remain in Mexico" policy on hold (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A federal court ruling that blocked a...

ACLU: Disabled asylum seeker wins humanitarian parole

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A disabled Honduran man who is seeking asylum has been released from detention by immigration authorities in Louisiana, a civil rights group said Thursday. The Ame...