Customs and Border Protection

A migrant wearing a green and black shirt carries a child as he approaches the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Tijuana, Mexico on December 16, 2018.

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.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stand guard at the Tecate, Mexico, port of entry into the United States on December 4, 2018.

Border Protection Didn't Tell Congress About Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant to Avoid 'Politicizing' Her Passing

Representative Joaquin Castro: “This is going to be a very serious problem for him and an issue that the next Congress will look into.”

A group of migrant women and children walk past a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing over the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Tijuana, Mexico on December 2, 2018.

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.

A blue sign points to the pedestrian crossing to the U.S. near the U.S./Mexico border.

Trump Can Continue to Ignore Environmental Laws While Building Border Wall

The Supreme Court will not hear a challenge brought by groups that say construction would pose a serious threat.

Protestors surround woman holding sign that reads families belong together in protest of the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy immigration and refugee policies in Los Angeles, California on June 30, 2018.

Migrant Families Still Being Separated at the Border

Border agents say they have “no obligation” to report new cases of family separation because they didn’t take place under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.

Small children wearing shorts stand with their mother outside a temporary migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border  in Tijuana, Mexico on November 20, 2018.

Chaos Continues at U.S. Border, Migrants Explore Their Options

Many have to decide if they will continue to fight for asylum in the United States.

Black and gold marker on ground reads "Mex" and "USA."

Feds Use Tear Gas On Migrants, Activists Push Back

Thousands of migrants have been traveling on foot for weeks to seek refuge from violence and poverty in their homelands.

Ronald D. Vitiello, nominee to be assistant Homeland Security secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies at a hearing held by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Washington, DC on November 15, 2018.

Acting Head of ICE Denies Family Separation Policy

Ronald Vitiello, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also refused to rule out the possibility that it could happen again.

A U.S. border wall tops a levee near Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on March 15, 2017, near La Grulla, Texas.

Trump Administration to Suspend Dozens Of Environmental and Health Laws to Build Border Wall

Activists says residents and wildlife along the walls proposed route are in danger.

Report details deplorable conditions at child detention centers

'Terrorized': Report Details Conditions at Child Detention Centers

A report filed in federal court details hunger, dehydration and forced sleeplessness at child detention centers in the Southwest.

U.S. Border Patrol agents surround man sitting on ground.

Honduran Man Seeking Asylum Commits Suicide After Separation From Family

The death of Marco Antonio Muñoz comes amid a sharp increase in family separations at the United States-Mexico border.

Transgender woman Roxana Hernandez, who traveled with migrant caravan through Mexico to reach U.S., had died in ICE custody

Transgender Woman Dies in ICE Custody

Advocacy groups call on federal agency to release all transgender detainees after the death of Roxana Hernández.

Unaccompanied immigrant children detained by Border Patrol agent along the Texas-Mexico border.

Immigrant Children Allegedly Subjected to Physical, Sexual Abuse by Border Patrol Agents

An American Civil Liberties Union report says that documents obtained from Department of Homeland Security detail abuse that potentially amounts to criminal misconduct by federal immigration officials.

Border patrol agent

Border Patrol Agent Detains Two U.S. Citizens for Speaking Spanish

Civil rights attorney Jonathan Feinberg: “It doesn’t matter if you are in Midtown Manhattan or Havre, Montana, if you speak a language other than English, it doesn’t give rise to any suspicion that you are in the country illegally.”

US Border Agents Pursue Undocumented Immigrants

Immigration Officials Pressure Homeland Security to Prosecute Immigrant Parents Stopped at the Border

In a memo to Department of Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, officials say separating parents from their children would deter crossings.

Brown men seated in multicolored clothing and holding navy signs with white text in front of crowd of men and women

Legal Advocacy Groups Sue DHS for Info on Treatment of Muslims at Border Stops, Airports

The two federal court filings demand reports on the seizure of Muslims’ electronic devices and the revocation of their Trusted Traveler status.

Black man in grey suit and hat and black shirt seated next to Black woman in black jacket and brown hat against blue, red and gray studio background

Muhammad Ali's Son on Airport Profiling: 'I'm Not American?'

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali just broke their silence about an early-February interrogation by immigration officials. 

Peole with fists in the air, said that says, "No wall."

Department of Homeland Security Issues Expanded Deportation Rules

They represent a shift from the implementation of immigration policy under the Obama Administration.

Customs and Border Protection Issues New Custody Standards

The ACLU says the reforms don’t go far enough.

STUDY: 1 in 3 Migrants Deported at the Mexican Border Experience Abuse

From verbal abuse to racial discrimination, more than a third of those deported by Border Patrol were subjected to mistreatment.