ICE Must Release 10 Chronically Ill Immigrants After A Judge Said They’re Not Safe From The Coronavirus While In Custody
More than 38,000 immigrants are in ICE custody at US jails, and advocates fear conditions are ripe for mass infections and casualties.
A refugee advocate said the administration was “using” a public health crisis “to advance their long-standing goal of overturning US laws protecting vulnerable children."
These Afghans Risk Their Lives Working For The US War Effort. And Trump Is Making It Harder For Them To Come To America.
“It makes me feel like the United States does not care about the immense danger I face here in Afghanistan because of my service to the United States.”
An ICE Detainee Who Was Released After Getting The Coronavirus Fears What's Next: "This Has Hit My Whole Body"
"The place I used to work at before is closed. I have no way to pay the rent, or food for my daughter,” he told BuzzFeed News while in self-isolation.
The children are among the first to test positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus outbreak started.
There have been four known use-of-force incidents this week at ICE facilities as fear and anxiety spreads among detainees over COVID-19.
The detainee has been held at a New Jersey facility, where last week local officials reported that a correctional officer had also tested positive.
He is the 10th immigrant to die ICE custody this year.
Trump Ordered All Immigrants Caught Entering The US Illegally To Be Turned Back To Ward Off Coronavirus Spread
The move is a major departure from the way the US would previously treat immigrants caught entering the country without authorization.
Delays were also reported in El Paso, the location of another court that hears similar cases.
A Staff Member At A Facility Housing Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus
Two unaccompanied children have tested negative for COVID-19, while two others who have been tested are still awaiting results, an agency spokesperson said.
A Local Sheriff Said No To More Immigrant Detainees Because Of Coronavirus Fears, So ICE Transferred Them All To New Facilities
“The sheriff wanted to protect the current jail population that we had, along with the employees we have here and the staff at the facility, from the spread of the virus,” a sheriff's spokesperson said.
The death is the ninth in ICE custody in the 2020 fiscal year and surpasses the number of deaths for the entire 2019 fiscal year when eight people died.
The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Prompted ICE To Delay Arresting Immigrants Who Aren't "Public Safety Risks"
The move comes after days of advocates and lawmakers calling for a drawback in ICE enforcement and detention.
Trump and his team made false claims to cover up their disastrous management of a crisis. And we're not talking about the coronavirus pandemic.
US Agencies Made It Harder To Reunite Immigrant Families Because They Failed To Keep Accurate Records, Report Finds
The unpublished report by the Government Accountability Office said the failure of US agencies to accurately track and share data made it harder for immigrant families to be reunited.
Immigration judges in New York and San Francisco stayed home from work Tuesday, and their union announced a judge in Denver had COVID-19 symptoms and an Atlanta attorney tested positive.
The move will postpone naturalization ceremonies and citizenship and asylum interviews, among other functions.
Immigrants Waiting At The Mexican Border Are At High Risk Of Contracting The Coronavirus, Experts Warn
"Imagine how much worse it is when you're living in a refugee camp in one of the most dangerous parts of the world."
The immigrants include a 48-year-old Jamaican woman with a progressive liver disease who has been told she has only 10 to 12 years to live.
The Director Of The US Refugee Agency For Immigrant Children Is Being Replaced After A Little More Than A Year
A Health and Human Services official said Jonathan Hayes had been pushed out of his role at the direction of the White House.
Men In Detention Are Washing Their Hands With 2-In-1 Shampoo And Conditioner As The Coronavirus Spreads
From Thursday, people held in immigration detention won't be able to hug their visitors.
The high court voted to allow the “Remain in Mexico” policy — which forces asylum-seekers to wait on the other side of the border while their US cases are reviewed — as a legal challenge continues.
Ukrainian Migrants Said They Were Lured To Germany, Then Made To Work In Squalid Conditions With Barely Any Pay
Two of them said they worked at a warehouse belonging to a logistics giant, which now says it is conducting an internal investigation. A BuzzFeed News Germany investigation.
US officials are confident El Salvador will take more than 2,000 immigrants who cross the southern border without authorization, a source said.
The Guatemalan woman died about a month after she needed gallbladder surgery. It’s the eighth death in ICE custody in 2020’s fiscal year, tying with the number of deaths for 2019’s fiscal year.
An Asylum-Seeker Who Was Kidnapped And Tortured With Acid Begged US Border Officers Not To Send Her Back. They Did Anyway.
For about 12 days she was kept inside a dirty home, occasionally fed old food, and assaulted. And then her 10-year-old daughter saw a way to escape.
Officials are sending 80 active-duty personnel to El Paso, Texas, and another 80 to San Diego.
Senior Officials Central To The Trump Administration's Family Separations Failed To Act On Repeated Warnings From Its Staff, According To A New Report
“I told them it was going to traumatize children to separate them unnecessarily,” an ORR staff member said in the report. “I said that to anyone I could.”
A Secret Memo Revealed How A Transgender Immigrant Bleeding From Her Rectum Waited 13 Days For Care While Jailed By ICE
An email from Homeland Security investigators to ICE leadership revealed poor health care conditions at a remote jail in New Mexico. ICE officials waited months to move people from the facility.