Lawyers, judges push to close immigration courts amid virus

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration attorneys have sported swim goggles and masks borrowed from friends to meet with clients in detention centers. Masked judges are stocking their cramped courtrooms with han...

Bomb disrupts funeral for 25 Sikhs killed in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosive device disrupted Thursday's funeral service for 25 members of Afghanistan's Sikh minority community who had been killed by the Islamic State group. No one was hu...

Gunmen attack Sikh religious gathering in Kabul; 4 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan's minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital's old city on Wednesday, killing at least fo...

DHS: Pandemic measures cut illegal border crossings by half

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration official said Sunday that illegal border crossings have dropped by half as the strictest U.S.-Mexico border policies yet went into place amid the coronavirus p...

Asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico rarely find lawyers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, asylum-seekers from El Salvador and Honduras who are waiting in Mexico for court hearings in the United States appeared before Judge Lee O'Connor to explain why, after mon...

Greece sends nearly 600 migrants to locked camp

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Almost 600 migrants arrested while crossing to three Greek islands from the Turkish coast opposite have arrived at a facility in northern Greece where they are required to ...

Canada and the US agree to turn back migrants at border

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada and the United States have reached a reciprocal agreement under which they will now be sending back back migrants who atte...

New restrictions coming on travel between the US and Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. officials are expected to announce new restrictions on the southern border Friday as they try to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. and Mexic...

Taiwan internet users curious about latest Google Doodle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese internet users have been trying to figure out the identity of the man featured as Friday's (March 20) Google Doodle and his significance to the current globa...

US, Mexico discuss halting much of cross-border travel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States and Mexico are working on plans to halt much of cross-border travel without disrupting trade during the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Thursday. ...

Trump calls himself 'wartime president' as he battles virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Describing himself as a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the ...

The Latest: Britain closes all schools, among last in Europe

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 207,000 people and killed more than 8,200. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe sympto...

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a plan to immediately return to Mexico all people who cross the southern border illegally because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Guatemala suspends US flights of deportees, asylum seekers

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala announced Tuesday that it was suspending incoming flights carrying immigrants and asylum seekers sent by the United States, citing concerns over the global coronavirus ...

US sued to stop deportation of 3 children to El Salvador

HOUSTON (AP) — After being denied U.S. asylum in Texas and returned to a squalid camp in Mexico, a mother from El Salvador chose to send her three children back across the border alone. Now, those chi...