34 Rohingya women, children found stranded on Malaysia beach

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities say 34 Muslim Rohingya women and children were found stranded along a beach in the country's northernmost state, and are believed to have been dropp...

The Latest: Man linked to 4 killings was from El Salvador

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally and accused of killing four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, adding fuel to the immigration debate. (all times l...

Indian police arrest 61 Rohingya Muslims this week

GAUHATI,India (AP) — Police in northeastern India say they have arrested 61 Rohingya Muslims this week amid reports that more than 1,300 have recently crossed the border into Bangladesh. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 22 The Houston Chronicle on capital punishment as a policy: ...

US reverses policy on migrant children's sponsors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is changing the way it reviews sponsors who want to care for migrant children in government custody — backing off a requirement that all people in the house ...

'Zero-tolerance' immigration policy hits snag in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo called the names of 14 defendants who were charged with entering the country illegally. Defense attorneys told him the government had a...

Official: Mexico to regulate entry at southern border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top security official says the government will effectively close off illegal entry at its southern border with Guatemala. Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez ...

APNewsBreak: No one arrested in border clash is prosecuted

SAN DIEGO (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against any of the 42 people associated with a caravan of Central American migrants who were arrested in a clash that ended with U.S. authorities fir...

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegally entering the country. The Korean Central News Agency said Friday the ...

North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegal entry

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegal entry.

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

HOUSTON (AP) — Environmental groups filed another lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas. ...

Thai authorities to deport 70 Pakistani asylum seekers

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have convicted 70 Pakistani asylum seekers of staying illegally in Thailand despite their protestations that they face persecution if they are sent home. ...

Macedonia: 7 accused of aiding illegal entry to US, Canada

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's interior minister says police have arrested seven people from an alleged criminal ring accused of providing fake travel documents to people attempting to travel to...

Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals

NEW YORK (AP) — A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping storie...

21 Taiwanese charged on suspicion of 'human trafficking' in U.S.

The Taoyuan Prosecutors Office said Wednesday it has charged 21 Taiwanese for their role in helping Chinese nationals illegally enter the United States from Mexico using Republic of China (Taiwan) pas...