ACLU: The U.S. Government Has Taken 911 More Kids From Their Asylum-Seeking Families
The American Civil Liberties Union argued in court that in the year since Trump officially ended his “zero tolerance” immigration policy, 911 additional children have been separated from their parents or guardians.
Guatemala and U.S. Could Unleash Political Crisis With New Deal to Restrict Asylum
The “safe third country” agreement could threaten the lives of thousands of Central Americans.
Immigrant Rights Advocates Call Trump's New Asylum Restrictions 'Most Egregious' to Date
Representative Bennie Thompson called the new government regulation “xenophobic and racist.”
Doctors Say Migrants in Need of Medical Care Are Treated Poorly
Recently apprehended asylum-seekers who are only in custody because of their immigration status are reportedly victimized via extreme security measures.
Are Federal Officials Criminalizing Pregnant Migrants?
Immigrant advocates say the United States Marshals Service is committing “atrocities” against these vulnerable asylum-seekers.
Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing at the Border
The pilot program is slated to begin next week.
Asylum Seekers Face Tough New Restraints
The government could soon charge a fee and limit the number of work permits.
DHS Panel Recommends 'Emergency Actions' to Address Migrant Families at Border
Panel of the Homeland Security Advisory Council: “Thousands of migrant children are in danger.”
Court Blocks Government's 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy
Judy Rabinovitz of the ACLU: “Try as it may, the Trump administration cannot simply ignore our laws in order to accomplish its goal of preventing people from seeking asylum in the United States.”
New Asylum Policy Causes Chaos and Confusion in Courtrooms
ICE attorneys reportedly can’t answer basic questions about the Migrant Protection Protocols program, also known as “Remain in Mexico.”
Immigrant Advocacy Groups Seek Restraining Order to Block Trump Asylum Policy
They hope to prevent government officials from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico until their cases can be heard in the United States.
Mexican Government Will Accept U.S. Asylum-Seekers
Mexican officials insist that their acceptance of the Trump administration’s new migrant policy does not mean they agree with it.
U.S. to Send Some Asylum-Seekers to Mexico
It’s reportedly the first step in the Trump administration’s new border policy.
Shutdown Leaves Asylum-Seekers in Limbo
People seeking asylum in the United States could find themselves waiting years to have their cases heard.
Federal Judge Blocks Restrictions on Who Can Seek Asylum
He ruled that the Trump administration’s policy of denying asylum for survivors of domestic and gang violence is “arbitrary, capricious and in violation of the immigration law.”
Asylum-Seekers Camp on U.S. Soil, Demand Immediate Processing
A group of Honduran migrants are challenging a United States’ decision to make people wait in Mexico if the nation is experiencing capacity strains.
Asylum Claims Jump Almost 70 Percent in 2018
The Department of Homeland Security released statistics that indicate a huge increase in asylum applications at the southwest border.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban
The ruling comes after President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to refuse asylum earlier this month.
LGBTQ Group That Split From the Migrant Caravan Has Arrived at the U.S. Border
As members of a persecuted class, most plan to seek asylum in the United States as early as this week. In a press conference they claimed to have faced discrimination within the caravan.
Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation to Limit Asylum Claims
The president says asylum seekers must arrive via official ports of entry and ”have merit” to be accepted into the United States.