Billed as a measure to combat human trafficking when it was passed in 2016, the law bars women under age 21 from exposing their breasts or butts.
Hip-hop artists say Salvadoran cops assume they’re tied to MS-13 because of their clothes and tattoos.
“They say they’re more free here than over there. They say that just by looking at a woman, you can get sued."
“They’re thinking they’ll get what they need over here,” said a doctor who’s treated Americans with drug addictions in Tijuana.
What began as a federal anti-trafficking effort is targeting sex workers at the state and local levels. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
Hundreds of bodies are found in the Sonoran Desert every year. Activists say that number will rise following the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
The letter, sent by the Project on Government Oversight, cited a BuzzFeed News report on the expedited immigration court system known as Operation Streamline.
Lawyers, and even a judge, say Operation Streamline's rapid-fire pace is too fast for some defendants to understand.
Mexico and human rights groups had objected to the Border Patrol dropping deportees off late at night, saying it made them prey for cartels and pimps.
Some walk, some catch rides, some pay coyotes, and some ride the rail network known as "la Bestia."
Away from the headlines and the controversy over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy are countless families awaiting an uncertain fate. BuzzFeed News went to the border to meet them.
The action at plants owned by Fresh Market is the largest to date in the Trump administration's effort to crack down on the hiring of undocumented workers.
Trump's policy of taking children from their parents has made US immigration practices seem crueler than ever.
In an unusual lobbying effort, sex workers converged in Washington to tell legislators why the law known as FOSTA was a bad idea.
It was the adult film star's first public appearance after it was revealed she'd allegedly been paid to keep quiet about an affair she said she had with Trump.
A letter Friday claimed that Ashland County Sheriff’s Deputy Brock Mrdjenovich was justified in deadly shooting of 14-year-old Jason Pero last year.
I went to Wisconsin’s Bad River Reservation to find out why 14-year-old Jason Pero was shot dead by a sheriff’s deputy. But tribal members didn’t only want to talk about the shooting: “You’ve heard about the women, right?”
“This Administration must do more to uphold our commitments to those who have worn the uniform regardless of their immigration status,” CHC Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham told BuzzFeed News.
A UNHCR official says this isn’t in response to Trump administration policies but is part of the refugee agency's overall mission to ensure unaccompanied children know their rights.
So Many Father-Led Families Are Crossing The US Border That Immigration Agents Don’t Have Room To Hold Them
Activists say the jump in dads and kids is a result of a US crackdown on moms crossing the border with children. “We see as many fathers with children as pregnant women or moms with kids. It used to be so rare,” said one immigrant service provider.