The man's cause of death has been preliminarily determined to be asphyxiation due to hanging, a source told BuzzFeed News.
The Supreme Court Is Allowing The Trump Administration To Deny Green Cards To Immigrants Who Might Use Public Benefits
The government will now be able to deny permanent residency to immigrants who officials believe are likely to use public benefits, such as food stamps and Medicaid.
The Homeland Security Inspector General Is Reviewing Two Controversial Trump Administration Immigration Programs
The two programs, aimed at asylum-seekers coming from Mexico and Central America, speed up the amount of time they have between being detained and their initial hearing.
“It is beyond nonsensical to force people who don’t speak Spanish to live in Mexico for an unknown period while they seek asylum,” one expert said.
Attorneys for Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein Abadi said immigration officials put him on a plane that took off Monday night — a half hour after a judge said he could stay in the US at least temporarily.
Pregnant Travelers Would Have A Harder Time Getting US Tourist Visas Under A Trump Administration Plan
“This is mostly symbolic and another way to say the US is closed,” one analyst said.
Bernie Sanders used to get knocked over his immigration record. He has spent years talking with activists and shifting his approach.
The "safe third country" agreements with Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras would put US-bound asylum-seekers in ill-equipped countries plagued by violence, the groups say.
Activists Are Worried About Biden Taking Immigration Policy Backward. But He Might Still Win Over Latinos In Nevada.
Immigration advocates remain wary of the former vice president, but issues like health care and electability may help him win votes.
United We Dream Action, a group led by DACA recipients, is calling for Biden to commit to a moratorium on deportations and more substantial reforms to the immigration system.
Observers and reporters can't watch what some consider to be the most important part of an immigration proceeding.
Border Patrol Is Detaining Asylum-Seeking Families At A Texas Facility For Longer Than The Law Allows
The families are also expected to be deported under a new Trump administration program that sends asylum-seekers to Guatemala to ask for protection there instead.
Iran, Syria, Libya, Venezuela, North Korea, Yemen, and Somalia are already subject to the travel ban — also known as the Muslim ban, after Trump campaigned on a promise to stop Muslims from entering the US.
The move had been met with criticism and anger from immigrant advocates and politicians.
It’s an expansion of a controversial plan to stop the flow of refugees and immigrants to the US southern border.
Top Border Officials Scrambled To Call Officers When They Found Out They Were Questioning Iranian US Citizens
Emails show CBP leaders reached out to officers in Blaine, Washington, after hearing reports of people of Iranian descent being sent to secondary inspection and questioned for hours.
The questioning was the basis of viral social media claims that the US was detaining Iranians at border crossings. Customs and Border Protection said it was operating with “enhanced posture at its ports of entry to safeguard our national security.”
This is the fourth person to die in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in the current fiscal year, which began in October.
Asylum-Seekers Keep Getting Sent Back To Mexico Without Their Children Based On Unreliable Information
“I told them, ‘I’m not a thief; my hands are clean. Anything I was accused of is a lie,’” one immigrant told BuzzFeed News. “It didn’t matter in the end.”
We Asked Asylum-Seeking Kids Forced To Wait In Mexico What They Hoped Their Futures Would Look Like In The US
“In my country, it’s hard to dream like that. You have to leave in order to reach your dream."
The investigation comes more than a week after BuzzFeed News published whistleblower allegations of substandard medical care.
The children were allowed in the US for now, but they face deportation. The confusion Lissette's family is facing is partly a result of the Trump administration's asylum ban.
An government watchdog investigation into their deaths found "no misconduct or malfeasance by DHS personnel."
Trump Wanted To End Deportation Protection For Liberians. Now He May Give Them A Path To Citizenship.
"We don't have adequate words to describe the relief, the joy and celebration that it brings to our community," a church leader in Minnesota said.
A Child’s Forehead Partially Removed, Four Deaths, The Wrong Medicine — A Secret Report Exposes Health Care For Jailed Immigrants
BuzzFeed News has obtained a memo in which an ICE whistleblower says two immigrants got preventable surgeries and two were given the wrong drugs. Four died — one after getting "grossly negligent" care.
In recent weeks, at least four people have been sent back to Mexico after being granted asylum, an attorney told BuzzFeed News.
"It's completely ridiculous to suggest they didn't know they were supposed to preserve critical video footage," her attorney said.
Doctors Have Been Sleeping Outside For Four Months To Protest Indefinite Detention. They Don't Plan On Stopping.
"We're not out here trying to get a good night's sleep. We know that it's going to be hard and I guess that's the point of it."
A Top US Immigration Official's Threat To Fire Workers Who Leak Info Was Meant To Intimidate Whistleblowers, Union Says
“USCIS’ messages to employees in the form of illegal gags and threats seek to, and likely will impede, the exercise of their whistleblower rights,” a union letter stated.
"I am worried that people are going to die," one health care provider told BuzzFeed News.