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The federal government has chosen a military base in Oklahoma as the location for a new temporary shelter to house migrant children and is considering a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed.


The Civil War in Indian Territory forced almost all members of the Five Tribes into leaving their homes and taking refuge away from the fighting. In the first months of the war, a group of tribal members who wanted to remain neutral had been forced to flee into southeastern Kansas. They spent a miserable winter at Fort Scott, and all hope of neutrality was lost. Many of the men took up arms and formed the First and Second Indian Brigades.

MANKATO — Refugee resettlement in the Mankato area has slowed over the past year amid President Donald Trump’s attempts to ban travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries.

Onel Shamoon, back left, 7, works in the garden with his second-grade classmates at Anza Elementary School in El Cajon, California. Onel is a …

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a new travel ban Monday that administration officials said they hope will end legal challenges over the matter by imposing a 90-day ban on the issuance of new visas for citizens of six majority-Muslim nations.