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Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump’s border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes a major farm bill and a formal rebuke of Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

ICE officers arrest man for rape of underage girl

According to police, 31-year-old Marco Ramirez was taken into custody by immigration officials Thursday, after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border.

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.

Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico’s capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue.

Migrant caravan plans to push on toward Mexico’s capital

A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States.

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest election-season barrage against illegal immigration.

Trump says border troops could hit 15K, surprising Pentagon

President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily.

Volunteer nurses, doctors pitch in to help migrant caravan

The main plaza in Pijijiapan quickly became a makeshift triage center as thousands of Central Americans trudged into this southern Mexico town.

Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from US

Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day’s march under a blazing sun.

Police take down immigration protest camp in Louisville

Louisville police have taken down a downtown encampment set up by a group protesting federal immigration enforcement and family separations.

Family separations push new activists into migrant protests

Immigrants who have spent years fighting to change the country’s immigration system are getting newfound support from liberal activists, moms and first-time protesters motivated by a visceral narrative: President Donald Trump’s administration separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Judge: Separated families must be reunited within 30 days

A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

Migrant kids could end up in already strained foster system

Foster care advocates say the government won’t likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally, and some will end up in an American foster care system that is stacked against Latinos and other minorities.

Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

One by one, around Father’s Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas.

Faith leaders hold prayer vigil for immigrants and refugees

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Faith leaders were delighted to see hundreds praying for families seeking refuge at the Church of the Ascension in Frankfort,...

Families Belong Together rally held Saturday in Lexington

People in Lexington held a rally Saturday to express support for immigrants.

Melania Trump dons ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket

Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message.

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Shots fired into truck with child inside, search on for shooter and vehicles

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects in two cars after shots were fired along I-64.

Scott County Schools working to implement ‘test to stay’ plan

He wants the District to have everything in place and the Health Department on board before moving forward.

Accused shoplifters lead officers on foot chase in Lexington

Two men were charged in the shoplifting case along with a woman who had unrelated outstanding warrants, according to Lexington Police.

KEA applauds plaintiffs as Ky court hears challenge to private school vouchers

Law is unaccountable to the public, which makes it unconstitutional to the people, argues plaintiffs and public-school proponents.