US Border

Undocumented Mother Begins Quest to Reunite With Children

WVNTR – ELOY, ARIZONA — Guatemalan Yeni Gonzalez crossed the border into the United States illegally and was separated from her children. VOA is following her quest to overcome legal barriers and get her children back from distant detention centers. This is one case among the 2,000 children of undocumented migrants separated from their families. After […]

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Mother, Son Reunited After Separation at US Border

Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia, second from left, rubs her son Darwin Micheal Mejia’s chin as she speaks at a news conference following their reunion at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, in Linthicum, Maryland, June 22, 2018. WVNTR – (VOA) – A migrant mother from Guatemala and her seven-year-old son were reunited early Friday after being separated […]

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American Nurses Association Calls On Trump Administration To End Immoral And Cruel Practice Of Separating Children From Their Families At The US Border

WVNTR – The American Nurses Association Board of Directors issued the following statement today: The American Nurses Association (ANA) adamantly opposes the Administration’s policy and practices toward migrants and asylum seekers that result in the forcible separation of children from their families.  These actions put the welfare of immigrant children at risk and are causing […]

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US Says Border Crossing Didn’t Have Room for Asylum Seekers

A Central American child who is traveling with a caravan of migrants, peers from a bus carrying the group to the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, April 29, 2018. WVN – TIJUANA, MEXICO — After traveling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month under the Trump administration’s watchful eye, nearly 200 Central American migrants […]

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Immigration – Trump Calls up National Guard to Protect the Border

WVN – The White House announced Wednesday that the National Guard has been called up to the U.S.-Mexico border, just a day after President Trump criticized a caravan of Central American migrants who have been marching towards the U.S. fleeing violent conditions in their home countries. The move comes as President Trump stepped up his […]

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