A Mexican Immigrant In ICE Custody Died After Officials Waited More Than Seven Hours To Transfer Him To A Hospital
"This is a horrible breach of standards of care," one public health expert said.
"He told me he was going to participate in a hunger strike because of the abuse he endured in detention," his wife told BuzzFeed News.
Asylum Officers Are Urging A Court To Strike Down Trump's Asylum Ban And Saying It "Rips At The Moral Fabric Of Our Country"
The officers tasked with carrying out the Trump administration's policies at the border say the virtual ban "defies our nation’s asylum laws."
McAleenan was the fourth person to serve as DHS secretary under Trump. His departure is the latest in a string of exits at the agency reshaping the nation's immigration system.
The preliminary injunction is the latest in a long line of court decisions stopping the Trump administration from enforcing sweeping immigration changes.
Immigration Officials Are Pushing A Proposal To Add A New Fee For DACA Recipients And Charge For Asylum Applications
The proposal would make the US just the fourth country in the world to charge for an asylum application, joining Iran, Fiji, and Australia.
The move appears to be the latest front in the administration’s extensive efforts to restrict immigration to the US.
“It’s like having your ex over for holidays with your new in-laws," an administration official told BuzzFeed News. "Super awkward.”
The death is the first in ICE custody in the new fiscal year, which began Tuesday.
The Trump Administration Plans To Collect DNA Samples From Some Undocumented Immigrants Who Are Being Detained
The DNA results could then be placed into a nationwide database that contains millions of other profiles for hits on potential previous criminal activity, officials say.
The Trump Administration Is Considering A Proposal That Could Make Asylum Tougher For Unaccompanied Children
The Department of Justice draft regulation could be the latest attempt by the administration to deter unaccompanied minors from crossing the border.
The order takes effect immediately and DHS won't be allowed to enforce the policy as the appeals process moves forward.
The US plans to cap the number of refugees allowed in the country to 18,000, a drastic reduction from the 110,000 allowed under the Obama administration.
“At a time when USCIS faces historic and still-growing backlogs, it’s disturbing that the agency is using its limited resources to carry out what appears to be an anti-immigrant messaging campaign.”
The Trump Administration Is Considering Details Of A Plan To Potentially Send Asylum-Seekers To Dangerous Countries
A draft interim rule is circulating that could lay out how previously unclear “safe-third country agreements” work. If implemented, asylum-seekers could be sent to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
The Trump Administration Has Created A Central American Barrier For Asylum-Seekers With A New Honduras Deal
Honduras is the third Central American country through which asylum-seekers will first have to apply for asylum before appealing to the United States.
The Trump Administration Signed An Agreement That Could Force Asylum-Seekers To Ask For Refuge In El Salvador
The agreement is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to decrease the number of asylum-seekers showing up at the US border.
Ken Cuccinelli Wants The Power To Reveal The Personal Information Of Refugees And Asylees Who Are Accused Of Crimes
USCIS has previously said releasing such information could lead to “retaliatory measures by government authorities or non-state actors.” Cuccinelli said in a memo he wants the ability for “prosecutions involving crimes pertaining to national security or public safety.”
The current fee is $110.
Hundreds of thousands of Central Americans and others were expected to be affected by the restrictions.