Not Enough Water, Toilets Full Of Human Excrement, No Showers: ICE Detainees In Texas Described The Storm's Misery
“Whenever a guard would enter the dormitory, we'd scream that we needed water and had to use the restroom,” one immigrant told BuzzFeed News.
The White House Said Most Immigrants Will Still Be Turned Away At The Border Under A Trump-Era Policy
Confusion about who was being allowed into the US in recent days forced the administration to issue a stronger warning.
Border Agents In Texas Have Started Releasing Some Immigrant Families After Mexico Refused To Take Them Back
The changes to how immigrant families are being processed appear to only be happening in some parts of the border.
Biden Started The Process Of Unwinding Trump's Assault On Immigration, But Activists Want Him To Move Faster
"These people cannot continue to wait."
"It's mind-boggling that Border Patrol agents are given this much power and leeway to make those decisions."
An Asylum-Seeker Who Was Raped By A Group Of Men In Mexico Has Been Sent Back There Under A Trump Policy
"It was like my life ended there," the woman told BuzzFeed News about being sent back. "I had this grand hope that I would finally be able to breathe easy and feel better."
Advocates said the government's pushback to the boy's release was an example of how difficult it can be to get an immigrant child released.
The Justice Department Has Rescinded Trump's "Zero Tolerance" Border Policy That Led To Families Being Separated
The Department of Justice said the action restores the ability of prosecutors to use their discretion to make charging decisions "based on a careful review of the particular facts and circumstances of individual immigration cases."
Trump's first travel ban, which went into effect on Jan. 27, 2017, created chaos and confusion throughout the world and separated thousands of families.
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."
Biden Promised To Stop All Deportations For 100 Days After Taking Office. Activists Are Holding Him To It.
"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.