Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation To Arrest Immigrants At The Texas Border Is Actually Helping Some Asylum-Seekers Stay In The Country
Operation Lone Star is "ironically allowing some of our clients to access asylum proceedings" that they normally would have been cut off from, one attorney said.
Biden Was Forced To Bring Back Trump’s “Remain In Mexico” Policy, But Now He’s Expanding The Pool Of Immigrants Who Can Get Caught Up In It
“It is very mixed messaging when leaders from the US and Mexico who so strongly oppose the Trump-era Remain in Mexico policy reimplement it with an even broader scope,” one expert said.
Immigration Attorneys Say They Won’t Be Complicit In The Biden Administration’s Relaunched "Remain In Mexico" Program
"I am not willing to or able to emotionally and physically continue to put my life at risk because the Biden administration has broken its promise and decided to reinstate this utterly evil program."
Biden Officials Plan To Expand The List Of Places Where Immigration Agents Would Be Limited From Making Arrests
Immigration officers are restricted from making arrests at schools and hospitals. The new policy would include additional domestic violence shelters.
The Biden Administration Has Suspended A Trump-Era Policy That Put Immigrants At Risk Of Being Deported Without Due Process
The decision comes after BuzzFeed News inquired about data detailing how the little-known policy was used for several immigrants this year.
The Biden Administration Is Moving To End Mass Worksite Raids That Resulted In Hundreds Of Immigrants Being Arrested
The so-called worksite operations resulted in some of the largest single-day arrests of undocumented immigrants during former president Donald Trump’s presidency.
The Biden Administration Is Providing Legal Representation For Certain Immigrant Children In Eight US Cities
The new initiative will provide government-funded legal representation to certain children in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland.
Immigrants Who Escaped The Texas Camp Crackdown Are Facing Another Set Of Dire Circumstances In Mexico
“I’d like to stay here in Mexico, but I’m scared because I don’t have permission to be here,” one immigrant told BuzzFeed News. “I don't know what to do."
A Top Immigration Judge Who Stepped Down Under Trump Has Now Been Chosen To Lead The Court System
David Neal left in 2019, when many immigration judges were concerned about how Trump had reshaped the work the court was doing.
Biden’s Approach To Immigration Is Causing A Huge Internal Rift And Leading To A Lot Of Confusion
“Honestly, I don’t know how much longer I can stay at DHS if this continues,” one official said.
Immigrant Children Were Burned With Scalding Water And Threatened At An Emergency Shelter, A Whistleblower Said
The federal employee also reported that many children at another shelter suffered from dehydration and developed gastrointestinal issues.
“We Know How They Suffer”: These Volunteers Are Committed To Searching For Lost Immigrants In The Desert
Most of the volunteers are immigrants who took similar paths across the dangerous desert and feel a responsibility to do what they can.
ICE Prosecutors Have Been Told To No Longer Use A Biden Memo That Provided More Power To Decide Which Immigration Cases To Drop
The email indicates that a federal ruling on Thursday will have major implications for ICE and how it operates.
A Judge Said The Biden Administration Can’t Choose Which Immigrants To Prioritize For Arrest
It’s the latest setback in the courts for the Biden administration’s immigration policy.
Detained Immigrant Teens Feel Desperate And Hopeless At Emergency Shelters, Attorneys Say
"These sites are unsafe, unsanitary, and damaging to children’s physical and mental wellbeing,” a senior director at the National Center for Youth Law said.
The Biden Administration Is Planning To Restart Controversial Border Flights To Expel Immigrant Families
The resumption of the flights for families comes months after immigrant advocates said the process added to the trauma of the expulsions into Mexico.
Immigrant Families Separated At The Border Are Finally Being Reunited, But Many Are Struggling Financially
"The public sees these parents and children hugging at the airport on the news and have no idea what comes after that."
A Federal Judge Has Blocked A Texas Law Restricting Who Can Transport Detained Immigrants
US officials said Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order would “significantly impact” their operations and make it more difficult to transport immigrants to other locations.
The Senate Has Confirmed The First Woman Of Arab And Mexican Descent To Direct US Citizenship and Immigration Services
The agency is integral to the immigration system, but hasn’t had a Senate-confirmed leader in more than two years.
Detained Immigrant Children Didn't Have Adequate Masks During A COVID Outbreak, Whistleblowers Allege
This is the second whistleblower complaint about conditions for unaccompanied immigrant children at the Fort Bliss shelter in less than a month.
A Federal Judge Has Blocked New DACA Applicants From Deportation Protections
The order doesn't affect current DACA recipients, but it stops the government from approving any new applications.
The Biden Administration Will Limit The Detention And Arrest Of Pregnant Immigrants
The change comes after one report found that ICE had detained more than 4,500 pregnant people between 2016 and 2018.
The Number Of Immigrants Jailed By ICE Has Ballooned Under Biden This Year
“These numbers are going to skyrocket as long as the border activity stays up,” one former ICE director said.
An Immigrant Died In ICE Custody After Staff Didn't Send Him To A Hospital, An Inspector Found
“This highlights the issue with urgent care in ICE detention,” a doctor who teaches at USC told BuzzFeed News.
ICE Force-Fed Immigrants Who Went On Hunger Strikes To Protest Poor Conditions, A New Report Says
"You feel hopeless, like a piece of trash."
Biden's Task Force Identified More Than 3,900 Immigrant Children Who Were Separated From Their Families Under Trump
"Our efforts to reunify every family continue," a senior Department of Homeland Security official said.
Biden Has Given Prosecutors More Power To Decide Which Immigration Cases To Drop
Prosecutors can now dismiss cases for immigrants who have been longtime green card holders, are pregnant or elderly, have a serious health condition, or have been in the US from a young age.
Biden Wants Mexico To Do More To Stop Immigrants Trying To Cross The US Border
The White House is continuing to pressure Mexico to do more within its own borders to alleviate pressure at the southern border.
Biden Will Allow Haitian Immigrants In The US To Obtain Temporary Protected Status
The designation of temporary protected status will apply to Haitians — or individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti — who were in the US as of May 21.
Biden Has Changed Which Immigrants ICE Targets, But He's Still Being Criticized On Both Sides
“If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority,” a senior ICE official told BuzzFeed News.