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.”
Trump Plan Would Bar Citizenship for Millions of Immigrants
A proposal being drafted by White House would deny citizenship to immigrants who have used public benefits, including child health care and Obamacare.
Stalled Prison Bill Gets New Life With Sentencing Reform Measures
The compromise measure has the backing of key Senate Republicans and could include provisions that reduce mandatory minimums and slash crack and cocaine sentencing disparities.
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.
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.
Judge Orders Government to Obtain Consent Before Medicating Immigrant Children
Ruling comes after children at a Texas detention center were given psychotropic drugs, at times forcibly.
Family Separation: Judge Orders Trump Administration to Find Missing Parents
Court sets deadline for government to provide information on parents of some 700 children who remain separated.
Immigrant Family Reunification By The Numbers
A look at where the United States government is in the process of reuniting thousands of immigrant children with their parents.
ACLU: Immigrant Parents Coerced Into Waiving Reunification Rights
A court filing by the civil rights group calls for temporary deportation stay for immigrant parents, as deadline looms to reunify families separated at border.
Judge Approves Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Termination of Deportation Protection
The suit alleges that the Trump administration’s cancellation of Temporary Protected Status for more than 300,000 immigrants was motivated by race.
'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.
Department of Justice Reopens Investigation Into Slaying of Emmett Till
Citing new information in the case, the federal government will again examine the 1955 killing of the Black 14-year-old boy in Mississippi.
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.
Out of Prison, Out of Jobs: Unemployment and the Formerly Incarcerated
A new report from Prison Policy Initiative says that joblessness for people with criminal records is nearly five times the rate of the general public, with Black women paying the most expensive price.
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.
Massive Crowds Protest Trump Immigration Policies Over Weekend
Hundreds of thousands across every state protest “zero humanity” immigration policies.