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An undocumented immigrant family from Guatemala talks to a volunteer after their arrival to Announciation House, an organisation that provides shelter to immigrants and refugees, in El Paso, U.S. January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo /File Photo

U.S. may intensify vetting of women, children refugees

The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that would bring security checks closer to those for adult men, three sources told Reuters.

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