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.
Thousands of Migrants Stalled at Texas Border, Pentagon Sends 250 Troops
Many asylum-seekers are considering moving to another official port of entry.
Asylum Seekers Face Danger in Mexico as U.S. Begins Deportations
Many will be sent to “murderous and cartel-wracked” border cities, reports Reuters.
Just 12 Non-U.S. Citizens on Terror Watchlist Apprehended at Southern Border
As the Trump administration struggles to justify the need for a border wall, Vice President Mike Pence makes misleading claims about the number of “known or suspected terrorists” trying to enter the United States.
Judge Temporarily Blocks ICE Agents From Arresting Cambodian Refugees
Many of those targeted fled the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror as children, but are now facing deportation orders.
Agents Fire Tear Gas at Migrants Attempting to Cross Southern Border
A Department of Homeland Security official called the families seeking asylum a “violent mob.” An eyewitness said otherwise.
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.
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.”
The Gov't Wants to Use Credit Scores to Keep Immigrants Out of U.S.
This targeting would disproportionately affect people of color.
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.
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.
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.
Trump Administration to Suspend Dozens Of Environmental and Health Laws to Build Border Wall
Activists says residents and wildlife along the wall’s proposed route are in danger.
With Detention Centers at Capacity, ICE Begins Releasing Immigrant Families
Unable to keep up with case files at the Arizona-Mexico border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is releasing apprehended immigrants to churches and other nonprofits.
Inspector General Issues Scathing Report on Family Separation Policy
The government watchdog spotlights widespread disarray among federal agencies tasked with implementing the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.
Bipartisan Bill Would Bar DHS from Arresting Immigrant Child Sponsors
The proposed measure comes after ICE arrested dozens of potential child custodians.
REPORT: Feds Hire Doctors with Criminal Records to Examine Immigrants
A new report from the Office of the Inspector General says that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ faulty vetting procedures are placing immigrants at risk.
Trump Administration Plans to Restrict Green Cards For Immigrants Enrolled in Safety Net Programs
Per a new 447-page proposal, the federal government seeks to deny green cards to immigrants who have received benefits including Medicaid, housing vouchers and supplemental food assistance.
Attorney General Further Limits Judges' Ability to Dismiss Deportation Cases
Critics say the new directive from Jeff Sessions is the latest in a series of moves designed to limit judicial independece and integrity.