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.
When a young Salvadoran woman was threatened by a powerful gang, she turned to the United States for help. The violence she suffered while fighting for asylum shows how outdated the system has become.
Scores of volunteers from Louisiana are working around the clock this week saving people, their pets, and whatever possessions they can — even as their own homes faced Harvey's wrath. "There’s not always gonna be somebody for you to rescue. But you never know unless you try."
“I think it’s great. It’s a chance to see how much everybody here in Louisiana supports him,” a Lake Charles native said.
"This, it just breaks my heart. The devastation that happening here is just unfathomable."
Complete strangers used what they had to make dozens of rescues in Orange and other small communities along the Texas–Louisiana border Wednesday as they waited for officials to arrive.
As Harvey ravaged Texas, the state's undocumented college students prepared for a new threat: a law going through the courts that would increase their chance of deportation.
The Department of Homeland Security would not comment on what, if any, reforms have been made at the Sierra Blanca facility in response to past complaints.
“Men and women willing to wear our uniform shouldn’t be deported by the same nation they risked their lives to defend,” Sen. Tammy Duckworth told BuzzFeed News.
Detentions by ICE are up 38%, and removals are expected to rise, but Mexican border cities like Nogales aren't prepared for the influx of new, struggling residents. BuzzFeed News talked to the deportees and the volunteers helping keep them alive.
Immigration Lawyers Aren't Being Allowed To Use Electronic Devices In Court, And It’s Hurting Clients
Government lawyers aren't blocked from using laptops and tablets during immigration proceedings, and immigration attorneys say they should have the same right.