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By Sean Collins Walsh, American-Statesman As Trump targets illegal immigration, advocates say his policies are violating asylum-seekers’ rights. According to U.S. law and treaty obligations, asylum-seekers aren’t illegal immigrants and can’t be punished. Central Americans have replaced Mexicans as the largest group of unauthorized border-crossers. In its crackdown on illegal […]

By REUTERS AUG. 9, 2017 MONTREAL — Canada has deployed soldiers to erect tents near the U.S. border to temporarily house hundreds of asylum seekers crossing from New York state, officials said on Wednesday, an influx of mostly Haitians prompted by fear of deportation by the U.S. government. Around 250 […]