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A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

May. 31, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday that Mexico "can easily fix this problem. Time for them to...

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor

May. 23, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin, where they "were victims of a severe form of human trafficking." Prosecutors said in a grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday that the workers had their documents seized to...

4 Portuguese police arrested after immigrants assaulted

May. 8, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese detectives have arrested four police officers suspected of assaulting Nepalese immigrant workers in the country's latest allegations of police misconduct. The Policia Judiciaria, which investigates serious crimes, says Wednesday the four arrested men belong to the Guarda...

US to add 30,000 seasonal worker visas as soon as this week

May. 6, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to let an additional 30,000 foreigners return to the United States through September for seasonal work, a move that reflects how the booming economy has complicated President Donald Trump's hard-line efforts on immigration. Details of the plan were in a...