The incoming president plans to sign executive orders in his first hours on everything from COVID-19 to climate change and immigration.
Attorneys said paperwork issues with the older brother's visa resulted in CBP trying to deport him and send the 9-year-old to a US shelter.
Top Justice Department Officials Pushed To Separate Immigrant Families Despite Knowing It Would Be Hard To Reunite Them
"We need to take away children."
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"The incoming Biden administration has a huge responsibility to fulfill to do what past administrations have failed to do."
Days After Trump's Mob Attacked The Capitol, He Went To The Border To Talk About The Wall He Never Built
“He's going back to what's been tested and what works for him,” one local immigration advocate said.
Parler had been given a 24-hour ultimatum to implement a moderation policy following reports that it was used to plan riots at the US Capitol.
Derrick Evans resigned after charges against him were announced by the Justice Department.
The Department of Justice also announced charges against a West Virginia delegate — who has since resigned — and a man photographed grinning while carrying Nancy Pelosi’s lectern.
"If I didn't stand up for myself, this group of people were going to beat me to death."
"I was hysterical, I thought about my kids and my life. I wondered if I was going to die," one of the detainees told BuzzFeed News.
The presidential transition team laid out several priorities, such as revising who can make an asylum claim first and ending what they call artificial capacity limits that restrict how many immigrants can be processed at the border.
"These are refugees who are being sent back to the same situation they fled from," an immigration attorney told BuzzFeed News.
The order would fully restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration tried to end in 2017.
Kenneth Jones, 35, was shot by police during a traffic stop.
Immigrant Children Who Were Denied The Chance To Request Asylum Under An Illegal Rule Are Facing Deportation
"I don't want to spend another Christmas in this detention center."
ICE Is Trying To Deport Immigrant Women Who Witnessed Alleged Misconduct By A Gynecologist, Attorneys Say
"It's as if ICE is trying to clear house before the new administration comes in by deporting as many of these witnesses as soon as possible."
Thousands of immigrants sent back to Mexico by the Trump administration hope Joe Biden will make good on his promise to end the policy that has forced them to wait in dangerous border cities.
There Are Several Swing States That Could Determine The Next President. Here's The State Of Play In Each.
Here is the current state of play. Final results could take days and may come down to absentee and mail-in ballots that officials are still counting.
"We have no human rights here and the Mexican government hasn't offered us any protection."
US Border Officials Told Asylum-Seekers They Didn't Have Space, Regardless Of Whether They Actually Did
"We observed CBP officers telling aliens the port was at capacity and did not have the capability to process them, regardless of actual capacity and capability at the time."