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A Honduran construction worker injured during the Hard Rock hotel collapse in New Orleans was deported by US immigration authorities on Friday, his lawyers confirmed. Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma had reported potentially dangerous lapses in construction safety to his supervisors before the collapse, according to lawyers working on his immigration case and a civil complaint …

Trump administration changes to US refugee policy are “tantamount to destroying the program”, according to experts, as the amount of people displaced worldwide continues to grow. On Thursday, the administration announced it would set a refugee cap of 18,000 people for the fiscal year, which begins 1 October. It also issued an executive order allowing …

Thousands of travelers at major US airports faced congested terminals and long lines on Friday due to a temporary computer outage that affected the US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) processing systems. Airports warned travelers – Americans returning home and foreign visitors – of delays, and some tweeted photos and videos of huge lines. Women …

12.35pm EDT 12:35 Here’s where the day stands so far. The Justice Department announced it would resume capital punishment after a 16-year lapse of the policy. They have scheduled five executions of death-row inmates, with the first execution set for December 9. Nancy Pelosi has told House Democrats that they have to do their “own …

The Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, travelled to the border city of Tijuana to rally the country in “defence of national dignity”, but to also reaffirm friendship with the US people – barely a day after the US cancelled the threat of tariffs. López Obrador called the rally, which was convened prior to the …