Governors Are Pulling Their Troops From The Border, Saying There Is No “Crisis”
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the second state executive in less than a week to announce a withdrawal of troops.
A Senator Is Asking The FBI To Investigate Whether Kirstjen Nielsen Lied To Congress About Family Separations
Sen. Jeff Merkley said a new memo contradicts the DHS secretary’s sworn testimony that there was no policy to separate families at the border.
The Trump Administration Still Doesn't Know How Many Thousands Of Immigrant Children DHS Separated From Their Parents
Although the family separation policy became public in 2018, a new report reveals the government was actively separating children from summer 2017.
Trump's Texas Tent City For Immigrant Children Is Now Empty
"The last kid just left. This tent city should never have stood in the first place."
5 Things You Need To Know About The Southern Border Right Now
President Donald Trump delivered a national address about the southern border. Here is the reality.
A Woman Facing Deportation Says She Was Denied Justice Because She Speaks An Indigenous Language
"It's an extreme case and perfect example of an unjust system."
19 Of The Most Important Immigration Stories Of 2018
Immigration continued to be a tumultuous issue under the Trump administration in a year that saw systemic family separations, deaths at the hands of Border Patrol agents, and changes to the nation's asylum system.
A Timeline Of Trump's Immigration Policies And Events
A lot has happened in two years. Here's a summary.
The Supreme Court Rejected The Trump Administration's Request To Let It Enforce Its New Asylum Restriction
In a 5–4 ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts joined his more liberal colleagues in denying the Justice Department's stay request.
Trump's Plan To Make Asylum-Seekers Wait In Mexico Is Likely To Be Challenged In Court
The announcement is a massive shift in immigration policy.
Two Teenage Boys Who Traveled With The Migrant Caravan Were Killed In Tijuana
Advocates say their deaths highlight the dangers migrants face in Mexican border communities.
A 5-Month-Old Girl Has Been Hospitalized With Pneumonia After Being Detained By The Border Patrol
The girl's mother said her daughter got increasingly sick after being held in "freezing" cells.
Hundreds Of Detained Migrant Children Will Be Released By Christmas After The Trump Administration Relents On Background Checks
The administration had required background checks for everyone in a household before a child could be released to it, but the administration acknowledged Tuesday that the additional checks were unnecessary.
US Border Patrol Absolved Itself In The Death Of A 7-Year-Old From Guatemala
Border authorities said the father signed a form saying she wasn’t sick. The form was in English and explained to him in Spanish, a language he apparently doesn’t speak.
A 7-Year-Old Girl Died Hours After She Was Taken Into Custody By US Border Patrol Agents
The Guatemalan girl started having seizures and was found to have a body temperature over 105 degrees after she and her father were detained in New Mexico.
The Number Of US Troops On The Border Has Dropped By Nearly A Third
Central Americans continue to arrive in northern Mexico, but the US military has cut the number of troops deployed on the border.
A Border Patrol Media Officer Had To Remind His Agency Not To Describe Immigrants As #CatchOfTheDay
“Whether an illegal alien or alleged (or even convicted) criminal, all are human, and should be treated humanely.”
A Border Patrol Agent Has Been Indicted For Capital Murder In The Deaths Of Four Women
Authorities said Juan David Ortiz confessed to killing the four women. He’s been jailed since Sept. 15. The charges make him eligible for the death penalty.
These Senators Are Demanding That ICE Release The Details On The Death Of A Transgender Detainee
"ICE’s failure to release this report diminishes the systemic, traumatic, and in this case fatal, violence that transgender individuals experience daily."
The Pentagon Will Start Sending Green-Card Holders To Recruit Training Following A Court Order
After losing a court battle, the Pentagon will suspend a stringent background check policy that had kept hundreds of legal permanent residents from recruit training.