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When Asylum-Seeking Women And Children Immigrants Are Welcomed Like Criminals

Immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, often fleeing violence, are put in detention centers. That was the best way to handle the influx at the time, says one Homeland official. Now, rules are changing.

Donald Trump speaks at Fountain Park during a campaign rally on March 19, 2016 in Fountain Hills, Ariz. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Republicans Ponder Trump's Lasting Impact On The GOP

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Tourists walk next to a poster of Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama ahead of the U.S. leader's visit. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Reaching Out His Hand, President Obama Will Step Foot In Cuba

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Emmanuel Baziruwile, 54, works at a coffee plantation in Cyimbiri, Rwanda. Erika Beras for NPR hide caption

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Rwanda Tries To Persuade Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

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In the new film Alone In Berlin, based on Hans Fallada's beloved but once-banned novel, Emma Thompson plays Anna Quangel. Real-life Otto and Elise Hampel were executed in 1943 for their acts of resistance against the Nazi regime. Leo Barraclough/YouTube hide caption

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'Alone In Berlin' Features The Story That Continues To Revise And Resonate

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Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldaña discussed the federal government's plan to end the detention of women and children at the Karnes facility in Karnes City, Texas. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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When Asylum-Seeking Women And Children Immigrants Are Welcomed Like Criminals

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An Ivorian soldier stands guard on March 18, 2016 at the site of a jihadist shooting rampage at the beach resort of Grand Bassam. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ivory Coast Struggles To Keep Economy Afloat After Terror Attack

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'The West Wing Weekly' Podcast Promises To Break Down Every Episode

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"It is a huge production and it is a lot of pressure," Seal says of The Passion, "but that's what we crave as artists." Michael Becker/FOX hide caption

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Here's A Revelation: 'The Passion' Is Seal's First Acting Gig

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