These Children’s Drawings Show What It’s Like To Wait For Asylum At The US–Mexico Border
“Don’t forget about us.”
The Law That Led To Trump’s Family Separation Crisis Has A Racist History. Now These Attorneys Are Fighting Against It In Court.
“We regularly see people who receive years in prison for what is essentially glorified trespassing.”
The Number Of Desperate Immigrants Who Die While Trying To Get Into The US Keeps Rising
“There’s no hope on the horizon,” one nonprofit director told BuzzFeed News.
A Man Is Accused Of Firing A Shotgun At A Group Of Immigrants, Killing One And Injuring Another
Michael Sheppard was the warden at the West Texas Detention Center before he was arrested for allegedly shooting two immigrants, one fatally.
Border Agents Keep Sending Immigrants To Wrong Addresses With Little Regard For How It Could Affect Their Court Cases, Advocates Say
"It's troubling. … Once they arrived, they were told it's not a shelter but an office building."
A Texas Sheriff Opened A Criminal Investigation Into Gov. DeSantis’s Political Stunt Of Sending Immigrants To Martha’s Vineyard
Nearly 50 immigrants from Venezuela were flown from Texas to Florida to Martha's Vineyard last week by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Republican Governors Are Sending Thousands Of Immigrants To Liberal Cities, But The Political Stunt Is Having A Ripple Effect
"Most immigrants on the buses are really happy and thankful for the governor's free bus ride.”
Immigrants Keep Getting Lied To By Human Smugglers On Platforms Like Facebook, WhatsApp, and TikTok
"It raises a lot of questions about the platform's willingness to deal with offers of smuggling across the platform because it is profiting from them."
Their Dogs Stuck With Them On The Perilous Journey To The US, Only To Get Separated At The Border
"It can't be that these dogs endured these horrific journeys only to just go missing without anybody knowing what happened to them."
Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Who Are Pregnant And In US Custody Are Being Moved Across State Lines To Access Abortion Services
Many immigrant children arrive in the US after fleeing abuse and sexual violence back home.
The US Has Started To Wind Down The “Remain In Mexico” Policy That Put Thousands Of Immigrants At Risk Of Danger While They Waited For A Court Date
Human rights advocates tracked hundreds of cases of immigrants being kidnapped, raped, and tortured while the US government forced them to wait in Mexico until their cases could be heard in court.
It Will Now Be Harder For Unaccompanied Immigrant Children To Languish In Government Custody
“I’ll always remember the months when the government kept me separated from my two sons."
Many Of The Immigrants Who Died In The Trailer Of A Big Rig In Texas Were Trying To Make Money To Send Home To Their Impoverished Families
"What the tragedy in San Antonio, Texas, reveals is something alarming," one expert said.
Republicans Don't Think Undocumented Immigrant Babies Should Get Formula Over Americans
Republican lawmakers say sending baby formula amid a nationwide shortage to feed undocumented immigrant infants is "unconscionable."
The Biden Administration Plans To Put Some Deportations On Hold As Immigration Courts Face A Staggering Backlog
A memo obtained by BuzzFeed News outlines the deportation cases the administration wants to prioritize and which should be taken off court calendars.
Ukrainians Are Getting Special Treatment At The US Border That Other Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Violence Aren’t, Immigration Lawyers Say
"It is really jarring seeing how the welcome wagon was rolled out in comparison to how it's been going for others."
Asylum-Seekers Forced To Wait In Mexico Face Horrid Conditions In Shelters, Legal Aid Groups Say
Immigrants in shelters near the US border report having to deal with restricted access to phones, lack of privacy, and threats of being kicked out. Some disappear after venturing outside.
An Inspector General Report That Called For Immigrants To Be Removed From Unsanitary Conditions Has Sparked A Big Interagency Fight
The recommendation to remove all detainees was met with a blistering response from ICE officials who called into question the integrity of the report.
Some Ukrainians Can Be Exempt From A Trump-Era Policy That Expels Immigrants At The Border
As with other immigrants and asylum-seekers, border authorities have been told they can make exceptions for Ukrainians on a case-by-case basis.
This Man Drove 80 Hours To Help Ukrainians, While Police In Spain Beat African Immigrants
“I don’t have a tank, I don’t have weapons, but I have a car,” Héctor Pérez said.
Biden Will Allow Afghan Immigrants In The US To Obtain Temporary Protected Status
The move, allowing more than 70,000 Afghans in the US to apply for TPS, is designed to protect them from returning to unsafe conditions in their homeland.
The Biden Administration Has Been Planning To Tell Mexico That A Trump-Era Policy Could Soon End And Attract More Immigrants To The Border
Returning to prepandemic practices could “seriously strain” border resources and lead to a challenging humanitarian situation in northern Mexico, a draft Department of Homeland Security document warns.
ICE Conducted Sweeping Surveillance Of Money Transfers Sent To And From The US, A Senator Says
Sen. Ron Wyden is seeking an investigation into whether the program, which obtained about 6 million records from people in several Southwest states, was constitutional.
A Judge Has Ordered The Biden Administration To Resume Trump’s Policy Of Expelling Unaccompanied Immigrant Children At The Border
President Biden has continued to invoke the public health order to expel most immigrants at the southern border, but was making an exception for children who arrive without an adult family member.
Biden Will Allow Ukrainian Immigrants In The US To Obtain Temporary Protected Status
The move comes as an estimated 1 million Ukrainians have fled Russia’s brutal invasion.
Immigrants Desperate For Medical Aid Aren't Being Let In On Humanitarian Grounds
“It should not take a call to a congressperson for a child with blood clots in the brain or [a] tangled spinal cord to be considered urgent humanitarian circumstances,” one attorney said.
A Chinese Immigrant Who Was Brutally Attacked Has Died Of His Injuries Months Later
Yao Pan Ma, 61, had been in a coma since the assault in April 2021. His alleged attacker has been charged with a hate crime and other charges.
US Border Authorities Have Incorrectly Placed Immigrants With Medical Conditions In The Relaunched “Remain In Mexico” Program, Attorneys Say
At least nine immigrants identified by attorneys as being vulnerable have been taken out of the program, but one was mistakenly returned to Mexico.
More Asylum-Seekers Are Being Forced To Wait In Mexico Under A Restarted Trump-Era Program
The Biden administration has maintained it is being forced to restart the program, but it has also expanded who is eligible.
Internal Investigators Told ICE To Stop Sending Immigrants To A Prison In Louisiana Because Of A Culture That Can Lead To Abuse
“By the time I get them out, they are half the person they used to be.”