Lawsuit Demands More Time for Separated Parents to Seek Asylum
Class-action suit comes as U.S. official tells lawmakers he warned Trump administration that family separation policy would inflict toll on children.
'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.
Judge Temporarily Halts Deportations of Reunited Immigrant Families
The suspension gives parents who face deportation time to decide if they want their children to remain in United States and pursue asylum.
Feds Submit New Plan to Reunite Immigrant Families
The plan comes after a judge berates immigration officials for delaying reunification of some 2,500 children with their parents.
Judge Denies Extension for Reuniting Immigrant Families
The judge ruled that the Trump administration must quicken the pace of family reunifications and meet original deadlines.
Federal Judge Bars Indefinite Detention of Asylum-Seekers
The ruling orders the release of more than 1,000 asylum-seekers held at five ICE detention centers. It represents another legal blow to Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.
Judge Orders Trump Administration to Halt Family Separations, Reunite Families
Federal judge says government was not prepared to accommodate separated children, calls for families to be reunited within 30 days.
Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration to Protect Teen Pregnancy Prevention Progam
The administration’s change in the Obama-era initiative requires grant recipients to promote an abstinence-only approach that research has found to be ineffective.
Why Trump's Move to 'Address' Border Separations Isn't a Victory [OPINION]
“For Trump to claim he is saddened by the family separation policy he created and to offer family detention as a benevolent act reeks of cynicism and hypocrisy.”
Babies, Preschoolers Held in 'Tender Age' Detention Centers
Amid public outcry over Trump’s family separation practice, doctors describe despondent young children at three Texas detention centers.
Trump Administration Mulls Tent Cities to House Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Officials eye Texas military bases as possible sites for temporary housing.
Civil Rights Groups Appeal for International Help in Ending Separation of Immigrant Families
The coalition calls on the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to end “unjustifiable” separation of migrant parents and children at the border.
Trump Administration to Fingerprint People Who Sponsor Immigrant Children
The announcement comes as federal officials admit they lost track of 1,475 children. Immigration advocates say fingerprint protocol will discourage parents from claiming children.
Trump Administration Preparing to Hold Migrant Children at Military Bases
The plan would form part of a “zero tolerance” approach to border crossings, which is denounced by immigration advocates as emblematic of totalitarian regimes.
Activists, Politicians Call on Trump Administration to Fire Office of Refugee Resettlement Director
Representative Jerry Nadler on Scott Lloyd: “It sounds like a scene from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ but for these young women in Scott Lloyd’s custody, it’s far from fiction.”
Lesbian Couple Sues Government After Being Denied Right to Foster Refugee Children
The couple linked with Lambda Legal to file the suit after the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said they can’t welcome a child into their home because they don’t “mirror the Holy Family.”
Senate Confirms Alex Azar as New Head of the Department of Health and Human Services
“We fear that HHS is badly off-course and doubt Mr. Azar will make the changes needed to really put patients’ interests first.”
Undocumented Teen Has Abortion After Weeks of Battling Trump Administration
“I made my decision, and that is between me and God. Through all of this, I have never changed my mind.”
These Three Federal Civil Rights Offices Are in Trouble
The proposed 2018 budget continues the Trump Administration’s trend of devaluing—and defunding—federal civil rights enforcement.