A group of Senate Democrats are seeking to prevent the Trump administration from unilaterally moving appropriations around to fund immigration detention and border enforcement operations.
A policy change announced by the Trump administration this week that would end automatic citizenship for the children of certain U.S. military personnel or government employees stationed abroad was denounced as “disgusting and disgraceful” by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.
The story of an incoming Harvard freshman who was denied entry into the United States after his laptop and cellphone were searched at the airport last week has immigration and free speech advocates sounding the alarm over the Trump administration’s increasingly restrictive immigration policies and how
The influx of Latino immigrants was part of a larger trend that had emerged across much of the southern United States toward the end of the last century and particularly in North Carolina, which saw a 110 percent increase in Latinos between 1990 and 1998.
Is your drinking water safe? A number of high-profile incidents have highlighted the limits of the nation’s water supply and the impacts of environmental changes, pollution and aging infrastructure on water quality.
A media tour that included a Yahoo News reporter is part of a new transparency initiative by the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services being tested at a facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, which opened on June 30.
In Sunland Park, N.M., stands the first-ever privately funded border wall, an 18-foot-high barrier of weathered steel bollards erected quickly and quietly on private property over Memorial Day weekend.
Migrant children kept in Customs and Border Protection custody have faced unsanitary conditions, verbal abuse and threats since arriving in the country, reports submitted to the Office of Refugee Resettlement by clinicians and case managers show.
President Trump issued a public warning Monday night, by tweet, of a mass deportation effort by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to start next week. His tweet prompted sharp criticism from some former ICE officials.
Rep. Kim Schrier, D-Wash., is calling for an investigation into allegations that U.S. Border Patrol agents have been confiscating medications from children and adults taken into custody.
For pediatricians that serve at the U.S.-Mexico border, the seizing of medications heightens concerns about the medical care provided to the record numbers of children held at processing centers and short-term holding facilities.
President Trump’s latest effort to crack down on migration at the southern border by imposing punitive tariffs on Mexican goods appears to be driving a wedge between the White House and some of Trump’s biggest supporters in the Senate — including immigration hard-liners who ordinarily back him on border
The fifth Guatemalan child to die after illegally crossing the border since December, Carlos Vasquez’s death at a Border Patrol station raises new questions about the length of time minors are being detained, as well as the conditions provided to them while in custody.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency is expanding its “Alternative to Detention” system for immigrants awaiting hearings. At the same time, the administration is also seeking more beds in detention facilities around the country.
The changes to the United States immigration system announced by President Trump Thursday amount to a sweeping overhaul of the legal immigration process, intended to prioritize highly-skilled workers over immigrants with family-based ties.
Three years into the presidency of Donald Trump, who launched his campaign with a call to crack down on illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America, the United States is on track to see the largest number of migrants arriving at the southwest border without proper documentation in more than a
Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, echoed Healey’s view of the indictment as “an assault on justice in Massachusetts courts.”
The Trump administration’s plans to expand its long-term immigrant detention capacity to the interior of the country is meeting resistance from advocates, lawmakers and even some corporations in the Midwest, where the government hopes to locate the new facilities.
Two U.S. companies were awarded contracts totaling nearly $1 billion for wall replacement projects along the Mexican border.
The Trump administration’s immigration policy, already in flux after the ousting of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over the weekend, was thrown into further confusion Tuesday when the president denied he intended to reinstitute large-scale separations of parents and children at the border.
The notice, which came hours before Ronald Vitiello was to travel with Trump to the southwest border Friday, was reportedly so unexpected that some Homeland Security officials initially speculated it had been sent by mistake.
ICE’s increasingly aggressive actions over the last two years have been met with nonviolent resistance from grassroots groups like Siembra, which has established itself in several North Carolina communities.
About three weeks after President Trump first declared a national emergency to unlock funds for his border wall, prompting a slew of lawsuits and a vote in Congress to block it, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released new border apprehension data that seemed, on its face, to be exactly what he needed