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Fourth death of migrant child since December raises new alarms

US Customs and Border Protection said the boy's mother told Border Patrol agents her son was ill on April 6, three days after they were apprehended near an international bridge in El Paso, Texas.

US federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

Since October 2014, the federal government has placed more than 150,000 unaccompanied minors with parents or other adult sponsors who are expected to care for the children and help them attend school while they seek legal status in immigration court.


7 immigrant children reunited with their mothers in New York

A woman from Guatemala held her 5-year-old son in her arms, more than two months after they were separated. He and his 15-year-old brother have been staying with a New York foster family.

Mexico calls migrant children separation 'cruel and inhumane', urges rethink

"This is a clear violation of human rights and puts children, including those with disabilities, in a vulnerable situation," Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told a news conference in Mexico City.

New York vows to sue Donald Trump over ‘Dreamers’ immigration policy

The Donald Trump administration is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will end the so-called Dreamers program but give the US Congress six months to craft legislation to replace it, according to sources familiar with the situation.

US Court: Unaccompanied immigrant children have the right to a Court hearing before being detained

With tens of thousands of unaccompanied children entering U.S., a federal appeals court said immigrant children who cross the border without their parents have the right to a court hearing to challenge any decision to detain them.