Trump Had A Mandate To Target All Undocumented Immigrants For Arrest. ICE Has A New Plan To Change That.
Trump's 2017 directive had made basically any undocumented immigrant a target for arrest, but a new proposal would focus on those suspected of being a national security threat and others.
During James McHenry's tenure, the Trump administration executed a monumental overhaul of the way immigration judges worked.
The judge's order represents an initial setback for the Biden administration, which has vowed to reform agencies like ICE.
Texas claims the move violates the terms of an unusual agreement with the Trump administration that guaranteed the state a chance to weigh in on immigration policies.
The directive is a monumental shift in the Department of Homeland Security's approach to immigration enforcement.
Biden Has Rescinded A Trump Order That Made Nearly Every Undocumented Immigrant A Priority For Arrest
Under Trump, the proportion of immigrants with no prior criminal convictions who were being arrested and placed into deportation proceedings shot up.
US Officials Admitted They Violated A Court Order When They Expelled 32 Immigrant Children To Guatemala
After BuzzFeed News reports on how the hectic day unfolded, government attorneys say they will work to bring the children back to the US as soon as possible.
The DHS Has Signed Unusual Agreements With States That Could Hamper Biden’s Future Immigration Policies
“This is just another last-ditch effort to try and ingrain a reckless hyper enforcement system," one legal expert said.
Top Justice Department Officials Pushed To Separate Immigrant Families Despite Knowing It Would Be Hard To Reunite Them
"We need to take away children."
"We haven’t been bothering to learn the names of the political appointees for months now, anticipating that they will all be short-term," one ICE official said.
"I am saddened to take this step, as it was my intention to serve the Department until the end of this Administration," Chad Wolf said in an email to staff Monday.
A New ICE Policy As Trump Is About To Leave Office Could Make It Harder For Immigrant Children To Get Asylum
“If implemented aggressively, this policy could significantly decrease the number of children who ultimately receive asylum in the United States,” one expert said.
Trump Announced He Withdrew The Nomination Of Chad Wolf To Run DHS After He'd Criticized The Capitol Riot
White House officials said the withdrawal, taking place two weeks before the end of Trump's term, was not connected to Wolf's statement.
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.
The man from the Bahamas appeared to be the first person to die in ICE custody this fiscal year, which began Oct. 1.
Inspectors also found that nearly a dozen immigrants detainees were kept in solitary confinement for more than two months.
Secret Emails Show The Dramatic Moment A Top ICE Lawyer Tried — And Failed — To Get Deported Children Flown Back To The US
ICE emails show officials scrambling to decide what to do after a plane carrying 32 immigrant children landed in Guatemala — right around the same time a judge blocked the controversial Trump administration policy that allowed them to be deported.
The Trump Administration Has Finalized An Agreement To Send Asylum-Seekers To El Salvador To Seek Protection
News of the plans comes at the tail end of the Trump administration’s broader efforts to restrict asylum at the southern border.
Tony Pham, a refugee from Vietnam, oversaw an effort to plaster billboards with the faces of immigrants along highways in Pennsylvania.
The Trump Administration Has Backed Down From Its Subpoena Demanding BuzzFeed News Divulge Its Sources
“The media outlet subsequently declined to provide details regarding the sources of the unauthorized disclosure,” ICE said in a statement. “ICE will not enforce the summons.”