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.
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.
ICE Requests Millions of North Carolina Voting Records
State officials say complying with the request will prevent them from preparing for the general election. Critics say the request is brazen attempt to suppress voting rights for people of color.
Migrant Parents Say ICE Intimidated Them Into Waiving Reunification Rights
Immigrant rights groups say parents were misled and coerced into signing away their rights to be reunited with their children.
It's Time for Atlanta to Stop Colluding With ICE [OP-ED]
A new report from Project South and Georgia Detention Watch details the “inhumane” conditions inside the Atlanta City Detention Center where Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains immigrants.
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.
See ICE's Terrifying Impact on Columbus' 'Refugee Road'
A new documentary highlights the impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids and xenophobic rhetoric on the Mauritanian community in Ohio’s capital city.
Detained Asylum-Seekers Say Government Violated Their Religious Freedom
Dozens of asylum-seekers held at a federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, say authorities are denying them time and space to freely practice their faith.
'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.
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.
UPDATE: Protester Who Scaled Statue of Liberty to Protest ICE Released
Therese Patricia Okoumou, a native of Democratic Republic of Congo, was charged with three misdemeanors after protesting the Trump administration’s immigration policies.
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.
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.
ICE To Transfer 1,600+ Detained Immigrants to Federal Prisons
Many of the immigrants are Central Americans fleeing from gang and sexual violence.
Transgender Woman Dies in ICE Custody
Advocacy groups call on federal agency to release all transgender detainees after the death of Roxana Hernández.
Department of Justice Curbs Authority of Immigration Judges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions just bared judges from pausing low-priority cases while immigrants await visa applications and criminal conviction appeals.
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.