House Democrats Announced Their Plan To Block Trump’s National Emergency To Build A Wall
The bill could pass Congress, but it would still need to overcome a presidential veto.
A Transgender Woman Who Sought Asylum In The US Was Deported And Killed In El Salvador
"If my ultimate sin is to investigate what happened to her, so be it," a friend said.
The US Government Is Claiming This Separated Immigrant Family Wasn't Separated
The US government separated a father from his 12-year-old daughter and then deported him back to Guatemala, but says he does not count as a separated parent. He’s hoping an ongoing court case can give him a second chance.
The Burden Of Being A First-Generation Immigrant
I learned very early that to be an immigrant in this country meant I didn’t have the luxury of choosing what I wanted. (An excerpt from the anthology The Good Immigrant.)
Trump Said He "Didn't Need" To Declare An Emergency To Build The Wall And Liberal Lawyers Are Thrilled
"Keep talking mr president," Omar Jadwat, the head of the ACLU's Immigrants Rights Project, tweeted.
Trump’s Emergency Declaration Won’t Help The Overdose Crisis, Say Narcotics Experts
“It's terrible policy,” said one expert. “It guts a vital coordinating function we rely on to interdict drugs domestically and internationally.”
The ACLU Has Sued The Trump Administration For Keeping Migrants Seeking Asylum In Mexico
The first asylum-seeking Central American families — five families made up of four women, one couple, and 10 children — were sent back to Mexico from the US on Wednesday.
Trump Will Declare A National Emergency To Build A Wall
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
The Trump Administration Has Sent The First Asylum-Seeking Families Back To Mexico
Five families, including 10 children, were returned as part of the administration's new plans to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
Being An Immigration Judge Was Their Dream. Under Trump, It Became Untenable.
“It has become so emotionally brutal and exhausting that many people I know are leaving or talking about finding an exit strategy,” said one immigration judge. “Morale has never, ever been lower.”
Mexican Authorities Are Stopping Unaccompanied Kids From Seeking Asylum In The US At Every Turn
"Mexican immigration ... snatches them up when they are on the precipice of safety. How does that benefit the children? That is a political move, and children are the victims."
21 Savage Has Been Released From ICE Custody Pending A Deportation Hearing
"He won his freedom."
ICE Agents Arrested 21 Savage, Saying He Is A British Citizen And His Visa Had Expired, According To Reports
An ICE spokesperson said that 21 Savage, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, arrived in the US in 2005.
After Shutting Down The Government, Trump’s Getting Even Less Wall Money Than Democrats Originally Offered
Trump blasted the deal Tuesday but also said he does not expect another government shutdown. He’ll have to sign off on the deal by Friday to avoid one.
A Record Number Of Immigrants Are Detained In The US. Blame Trump’s “Draconian” Policies, A Former ICE Official Says.
“This record high number results entirely from the draconian enforcement policies of the Trump Administration."
Governors Are Pulling Their Troops From The Border, Saying There Is No “Crisis”
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the second state executive in less than a week to announce a withdrawal of troops.
This Is How Sick A Refugee Has To Be Before The Government Will Consider Sending Them To Australia For Medical Treatment
Exclusive: A policy document obtained by BuzzFeed News outlines the government's strict policy for medical transfers, described by a doctor as "dangerous".
Doctors' Advice Was Just One Thing The Powerful Task Force Deciding Refugee Transfers Was Designed To Look At
Exclusive: The secretive Home Affairs Transitory Persons Committee was originally intended to consider the “medical, legal, diplomatic, policy and financial implications” of medical transfers to Australia.
There's Nothing Funny About What's Happening To 21 Savage
The racist machinery that criminalizes black people makes black immigrants even more vulnerable to deportation.
Trump Says He Wants To Wipe Out HIV. Experts Say That Would Require Treating Trans People And Immigrants A Lot Better.
“Many recent immigrants are afraid to access HIV prevention and medical care, out of fear of deportation,” according to a recent HIV prevention report.
Donald Trump’s State Of The Union Bipartisan Dreams Were Divorced From His Own Reality
“Victory is not winning for our party,” Trump said, in a window between the end of one government shutdown and the potential start of another. “Victory is winning for our country.”
An Aboriginal Man The Government Wanted To Deport Has Won His Appeal To Stay In Australia
The cultural identity of the man's children would be harmed if he was sent to New Zealand, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal found.
No One Has To Prove The Allegations In An Interpol Red Notice. But They Were Enough For ICE To Separate This Mother From Her Family.
The US agrees that a so-called “red notice” from Interpol isn’t an arrest warrant and can often be abused. Yet ICE used the existence of one as the reason to detain a mother from El Salvador.
"I Felt Dirty": Former Employees Of The Veteran Crowdfunding Trump's Wall Say He Pushed Fake News To Get Rich
"He never wanted the truth. It was all just for clicks, and the more inflammatory, the better," a former employee said. "I felt dirty writing the stuff.”
The Trump Administration Will Start Sending Some Asylum-Seekers Back To Mexico
A US official critical of the policy said it would lead migrants to “revert to sneaking in rather than going to ports of entry” and cause “more deaths in the desert.”
This “Roma” Actor Has Been Denied A Visa To Attend Awards Shows In The US Three Times
Letters from director Alfonso Cuarón and Netflix haven’t been enough to get Jorge A. Guerrero permission to enter the United States.
The ICE Detention Of A US-Born Marine Was The Last Straw For A Michigan Sheriff
The Kent County Sheriff's Department says it will no longer honor ICE requests to hold a prisoner unless a judge has signed a warrant.
Trump Is Now Using DREAMers As A Bargaining Chip To Get Wall Funding And End The Shutdown
The president pitched a new offer to Democrats on Saturday in a bid to convince them to fund his wall with Mexico, but Nancy Pelosi has already declared it a "nonstarter."
He Was Born In Grand Rapids And Fought In Afghanistan, But The Local Sheriff’s Office Still Turned Him Over To ICE
“This is what immigration enforcement has come to in this country.”
The Trump Administration Still Doesn't Know How Many Thousands Of Immigrant Children DHS Separated From Their Parents
Although the family separation policy became public in 2018, a new report reveals the government was actively separating children from summer 2017.