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Teen mom, newborn eye new life from Tijuana migrant shelter

Jul. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The tiny, month-old boy slept soundly on the bottom bunk, seemingly undisturbed by the squealing Central American toddlers running by and a kitten leaping from the neighboring bed. About 25 people sleep in the cinderblock room crammed with seven bunkbeds at a Tijuana shelter...

The Latest: Police cite protesters blocking July 4th parade

Jul. 5, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on border crisis (all times local): 1 p.m. Several dozen members of a group protesting treatment of migrants and asylum seekers have been cited after briefly interrupting a Fourth of July parade in Philadelphia. Police say about 300 people had marched to the Independence Mall area...

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border centers

Jul. 4, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don't get special medical...