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Tensions simmer in Mexico as asylum seekers wait at border
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Tensions simmer in Mexico as asylum seekers wait at border

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Tension between the Mexican government and Central American asylum seekers simmered Wednesday as men, women and children camped in a large plaza for a fourth straight day waiting for U.S. inspectors to process their claims. U.S. Customs and Border Protection had accepted 28 caravan members for processing...

Next steps for caravan will unfold mostly out of public view
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Next steps for caravan will unfold mostly out of public view

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world’s attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands. Now that the group has arrived at the border, the next steps in their journey will unfold...

US says crossing is full before caravan tries to seek asylum
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US says crossing is full before caravan tries to seek asylum

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already...

Roby releases first TV ad for 2018
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Roby releases first TV ad for 2018

In the race for Alabama's 2nd Congressional District, incumbent U.S. Rep. Martha Roby’s (R-Ala) campaign is first out of the gate with a television ad aimed to reach the district's Republican voters.