A sudden increase in the number of Mexican families and asylum seekers trying to cross into the United States has raised fears of a new border crisis, frustrating Department of Homeland Security officials
The family’s attorney, Bridget Cambria, said her clients were driving near the U.S. border south of Vancouver on Oct. 2 when they swerved to avoid an animal and veered into the United States inadvertently.
Border Patrol agents detained her and followed her to the emergency room. They refused to leave as she got treatment.
It wasn’t long after the Border Patrol car pulled her over that she entered into a panic attack, vomiting and then eventually fainting. On the side of a road in Miami Beach, the federal agents had repeatedly
President Trump said late Friday that he is replacing Kevin McAleenan, the acting homeland security secretary, after a tenure in which McAleenan reduced border crossings and shepherded major Trump administration
And in separate rulings in New York, California and Washington state, judges partly blocked the implementation of the “public charge” rule that aimed to disqualify immigrants from receiving green cards
Mark Morgan, the acting CBP commissioner, told reporters at a White House briefing that more than 52,000 migrants were taken into custody in September at U.S. ports of entry and between them, a decline
Starting Nov. 3, visas will be denied for immigrants who “will financially burden” the U.S. health-care system, according to a proclamation issued by President Trump. Foreign nationals must prove that
Legal challenges aim to derail Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule that could limit path to citizenship for poor immigrants
The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in the Northern District of California on behalf of the city and county of San Francisco and others, argues that the change is illegal and asks U.S. District
Border Patrol’s September on the Rio Grande: Bodies, cartel lookouts, footprints in the mud. And fewer migrants.
It was predawn, early in Villarreal’s shift, and the purplish-pink sky reflected in the placid waters of the Rio Grande. She furrowed her brow at the grim start to her day, and she thought about the family
Previously, only migrants caught within 100 miles of the border who illegally had entered within the preceding two weeks were subject to deportation without access to courts or lawyers. Jackson ruled the
U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee issued a permanent injunction against new regulations that would have dramatically expanded the federal government’s ability to detain migrant children with their parents.
Human rights groups allege ICE, private detention companies, provide poor care to LGBTQ migrants and those with HIV
“We know that lack of medical and mental-health care, including lack of HIV care, is the norm,” Roger Coggan, director of legal services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, told reporters Wednesday afternoon.
The hearing, the first before Congress on the subject of the travel restrictions since they were implemented, came as Trump spoke before the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, condemning
Immigrant kids fill this town’s schools. Their bus driver resents the system that brought them here.
He stopped in front of familiar farmhouses surrounded by fields of soy and corn, where blond children boarded the bus, chatting in English. But then Brink headed back into town, past the meatpacking plant
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will soon resume detaining migrant families in Texas, at a facility outside of San Antonio, clearing the way for the agency to detain hundreds of additional parents
Trump administration reaches deal to send asylum seekers to El Salvador in an effort to deter migrants from entering the
The accord could allow the United States to send migrants who reach the southern border to El Salvador to seek asylum, the latest in a series of deals aimed at creating new layers of deterrents to the
By routing migrants directly from official border crossings into the adjacent court complex, U.S. authorities can fulfill the obligation to give asylum seekers access to the U.S. court system without them
Months earlier, Ghannoum had agreed to speak at a science conference in Washington. He made those plans when he thought they’d all be in their apartment just outside Kuwait City, when the 10-year-old 6-year-old
“President Trump’s wall costs less than the Obamacare website. Let that sink in, America.” — Quote attributed to comedian Tim Allen in an Instagram post by Eric Trump Eric Trump, one of the president’s
Under the policy, migrants who decline to apply for asylum in another country while traveling en route to the U.S. border will be rendered ineligible for U.S. asylum protections and referred for rapid
After mass shootings, big-box stores are responding to public pressure Walmart will stop selling ammunition for military-style weapons and no longer allow customers to openly carry firearms in stores,
Trump officials say border crossings fell again in August, heap praise on immigration enforcement deal with Mexico
“Everybody’s going to go, everybody and their mother,” Agent Salvador Pastran had predicted moments before, knowing that all of his colleagues would want to be part of the response when a call of “46”
TAPACHULA, Mexico — The idea was to reach the United States. But when the young Honduran mother arrived in Mexico this summer, with only a handful of pesos and a 4-year-old in tow, she realized how difficult
‘Take the land’: President Trump wants a border wall. He wants it black. And he wants it by Election Day.
He also has told worried subordinates that he will pardon them of any potential wrongdoing should they have to break laws to get the barriers built quickly, those officials said. Trump has repeatedly to
Among Democrats, just 19 percent say the same, ranking it last among 14 possible concerns, including climate change, cyberattacks and foreign interference in American elections. The findings mark the partisan
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, who will travel to Washington for talks Tuesday with Trump administration officials, told reporters his government’s deployment of thousands of national guard has
Lafferty received a leadership award last year from the agency’s then-director, L. Francis Cissna. But the asylum division of USCIS under Lafferty has been a source of frustration to immigration hard-liners
Trump administration clarifies policy on citizenship of children born abroad to American servicemembers
Officials for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services estimated that the policy, which goes into effect Oct. 29, would affect 20 to 25 people a year, while the Pentagon said it may affect fewer than
A Harvard freshman says he was denied entry into the U.S. over social media posts made by his friends
According to a statement by Ajjawi, an immigration officer claimed she “found people posting political points of view that oppose the U.S.,” though she discovered nothing Ajjawi had posted himself. “After