A Judge Blocked Biden’s Big Pause On Deportations, But ICE Says It Will Continue To Focus Only On Certain Immigrants
Despite the legal setback, ICE officers were told to remain focused on immigrants who pose national security or other public safety threats, along with people who arrived in the US after Nov. 1.
One analyst said the policy blocked thousands of people from legally immigrating to the US.
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.
ICE officers will focus on those suspected of being a national security threat, recent border crossers, and those who are considered to be a public safety threat, officials announced Thursday.
A Last-Minute Deal Between A Trump Official And ICE’s Union To Hamper Biden’s Policies Has Been Rejected
A whistleblower had alleged that the agreement gave the union powers to "indefinitely delay" President Joe Biden's immigration policy changes.
Immigrants and advocates say it represents a shift away from “dehumanizing” language.
Biden Is Planning To Scrap Trump's Version Of The Citizenship Test That Critics Said Was More Confusing
Critics said the Trump-era version lacked transparency, added more than two dozen questions, and included confusing wording changes.
Biden Is Planning To Bring Back Immigrants Who Were Forced To Wait In Dangerous Mexican Border Towns
The Biden administration’s plan will start slowly at three ports of entry and target those who were forced into Trump's controversial "Remain in Mexico" program.
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.
"It’s very encouraging; officers are extremely eager to get started," one US refugee officer told BuzzFeed News.
Biden Started The Process Of Unwinding Trump's Assault On Immigration, But Activists Want Him To Move Faster
"These people cannot continue to wait."
Biden Is Dropping Trump's Policy Of Immediately Expelling Unaccompanied Immigrant Children At The Border
Between March 2020 and fall, the Department of Homeland Security expelled unaccompanied immigrant children from the US border more than 13,000 times.
Alejandro Mayorkas became a US citizen in 1973 after his father fled Cuba with his family.
A Whistleblower Alleges A Top Trump Official Signed A Last-Minute Agreement With ICE’s Union That Could Hamstring Biden’s Immigration Policies
The agreement could give the union “unprecedented veto authority in many areas," the group representing the whistleblower wrote in a letter to Congress.
The man was detained at a facility in Georgia where three other immigrants have already died after contracting the coronavirus.
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.