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.
'The Waiting Game' Explores the United States' Labyrinthine Asylum Process
A new multimedia “newsgame” from ProPublica and WNYC lets readers experience the arduous journey of applying for refugee status in the United States.
U.S. Military Vet Who Served Two Tours in Afghanistan Deported to Mexico
Miguel Pérez Jr. was deported after a 16-month plea to the Department of Homeland Security.
Appeals Court Upholds Majority of Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law
Hailed by the Trump administration, the ruling allows law enforcement to ask detainees for proof of citizenship.
Department of Justice Sues California For Immigrant Sanctuary Policies
The suit is the latest salvo in an escalating feud between the Trump administration and jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials.
Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Temporary Stay from Deportation
Ragbir argued that Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeted him for his immigration activism. A federal judge agreed.
Department of Justice Threatens Jurisdictions That Don't Cooperate With Immigration Officials
The agency warns that it will pull federal money unless sanctuary jurisdictions prove compliance with federal immigration laws.
Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Sharing Guest Information With Immigration Officials
The bargain hotel chain routinely provided ICE agents with the names, birth dates and license plate numbers of thousands of guests with “Latino-sounding names,” lawsuit charges.