Preying on a father’s fear that his daughter would be “bought” by a wealthy man if she returned to the family’s home, immigration officials convinced a Guatemalan immigrant to sign away his rights to be reunited with his daughter — allowing her to stay in the U.S. while the father was slated for deportation
“Some of this information is unpleasant...” said Judge Dana Sabraw. “It’s the reality of a policy that was in place that resulted in large numbers of families being separated without forethought as to reunification and keeping track of people. And that’s the fallout we’re seeing.”
Things have not returned to normal for many in Morristown, Tenn., months after ICE raided a meatpacking plant, detaining 97 workers. After interviewing him inside an ICE detention center in Louisiana, Yahoo News revisits Luis Bautista-Martinez, 23, who has been released while his case makes its way through
After receiving death threats, Jose and his son fled from Honduras to a U.S. port of entry — the route Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted families seeking asylum should take if they didn’t want to be separated.
The story of one Honduran man and his son highlights the wrenching difficulties faced by many families who come to America, even those who enter legally.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked the government to stop providing detained parents with a new form that offers the choice to either be deported to their home country with or without their children after the families were separated at the border.
President Trump’s recent executive order on keeping migrant families at the southwest border together has sent several federal agencies scrambling to figure out how to reverse course on a policy that has already separated more than 2,000 children.
U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee will rule on Attorney General Jeff Sessions's motion in federal court requesting “limited emergency exemptions” to the longstanding rules governing the detention of immigrant children apprehended at the border that essentially seeks the court’s blessing to
Despite a federal policy change that will affect the detention of new families caught illegally entering the country, children who’ve already been separated from their parents will remain so.
The controversial new policy announced this week by Attorney General Jeff Sessions severely restricting the grounds on which foreign nationals can request asylum reflects a new reality about who seeks protection at America’s borders: people threatened by interpersonal violence who aren’t being protected
ICE’s 287(g) program, which is being expanded, deputizes local police and sheriffs to enforce immigration law in some localities. Critics say it leads to racial profiling and unjust detentions.
The event was billed as a roundtable “on immigration loopholes that enable MS-13 to infiltrate our communities.” But at times it almost seemed as though the purpose was to validate the president’s description of MS-13 members as “animals.”
For the second time in a year, President Trump will travel to Long Island Wednesday for a forum on combatting MS-13, the small but violent street gang that has been a central focus of his crackdown on illegal immigration. Trump’s apparent obsession with the gang has been met with confusion and criticism
Three Republican candidates in this year’s midterms have been disavowed by the Republican National Committee for their racist and anti-Semitic views — including one who is, according to a local television news poll, the leader to win his party’s nomination for Senate in California.
In ruling on the administration’s travel ban, a key issue for the Supreme Court is whether the statements and tweets by Donald Trump as a candidate are relevant to his actions as president.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the administration’s travel ban, dozens of interested parties – including states, business groups, foreign-policy experts and religious groups — have weighed in with friend-of-the-court briefs. Here’s some of what they are saying.
The Trump administration is rescinding a rule that allows foreign entrepreneurs who start businesses in the U.S. to remain in the country for up to five years. One tech startup had to open a satellite office in Canada for one of its Indian-born founders. The issue shows the tension between the administration
The sequence of events that lead to immigration court vary from case to case, especially now, as even broader categories of people — ranging from convicted criminals to recent border crossers seeking asylum, longtime residents and even a few U.S. citizens — are getting caught up in the Trump administration
Army vet Miguel Perez-Montes is one of a growing list of immigrants who’ve lost public fights against deportation after they or others spoke out about their cases.
Representatives from more than 75 local, regional and federal agencies converged Saturday morning on the command center to coordinate the logistical and emergency response for the March for Our Lives.
Like most teenagers in the United States, Luis looked forward to his 18th birthday. Unlike most teens, Luis’s excitement was not about being able to vote or buy cigarettes or other American rites of passage associated with turning 18, but about the prospect of being released from custody and reunited
The "Traditionalist Worker Party" leader is a key public figure in the new white nationalist movement, and his ambitions for extend well beyond the Deep South.