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.
Trump Administration Funneled $10 Million from FEMA to ICE Detention Program
Newly released DHS documents show that, at the start of hurricane season, the money was diverted to buttress the federal government’s detention and deportation efforts.
Trump Administration Proposes Longer Detention for Migrant Children
A newly proposed rule would circumvent a long-established agreement that limits child detention to 20 days.
Democrats Demand Reunification Plan for 500 Separated Children
More than 40 days after the deadline to reunify thousands of immigrant families, hundreds of children still remain separated from their parents.
ACLU: Federal Agencies Set 'Traps' for Immigrants Seeking Legal Status
Court filing shows that ICE and USCIS lured immigrants of undocumented status and their United States citizen spouses into interviews before arresting and, in some cases, deporting them.
Government Submits New Plan to Reunite Separated Immigrant Families
The blueprint calls for several government agencies to work with non-governmental organizations and foreign governments to reunify children with deported parents in their “country of origin.”
Judge Orders Trump Administration to Fully Restore DACA
He concluded that the Department of Homeland Security did not provide a “coherent explanation” for terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.
'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 Denies Extension for Reuniting Immigrant Families
The judge ruled that the Trump administration must quicken the pace of family reunifications and meet original deadlines.
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.”
Trump on Stopping Border Separations: 'I'll Be Signing Something In a Little While'
President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to sign an executive action that reverses his own directive to separate immigrant children from their families.