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.
'Blood is on Your Hands': Attorney General Curbs Asylum for Immigrant Victims of Violence
Jeff Sessions issues directive to end asylum grants for victims of domestic violence and gang persecution, a decision expected to affect tens of thousands.
'The Waiting Game' Explores the United States' Labyrinthine Asylum Process
A new multimedia “newsgame” from ProPublica and WNYC lets readers experience the arduous journey of applying for refugee status in the United States.
President Obama Ends 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cuban Immigrants
The decades-old policy allowed most Cuban immigrants to remain in the U.S., regardless of how they entered the country.
Canada Denies Asylum to African-American Man Fearing Police Violence
Kyle Lydell Canty, who cited Eric Garner and Mike Brown in his application for refugee status, is now back in the United States.
Fearing Police Violence, Black Man Seeks Asylum in Canada
Kyle Lydell Canty cited the officer-involved killings of Mike Brown and Eric Garner in his Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board hearing last week.
Why Mothers Are on Strike at Karnes Immigrant Detention Center
“We want our FREEDOM,” they’ve written in a letter obtained by Colorlines
The Dream 9, One Year Later
We check in with three of the nine people who made headlines when they reentered the U.S. to ask for asylum.