“This Shit Is Chaos”: Top Immigration Official Resigns In Shakeup Amid Uproar Over Migrant Detentions
John Sanders, the acting head of US Customs and Border Protection, offered his resignation, and sources said the acting ICE director will take his spot.
"I have never seen such appalling, degrading, inhumane circumstances in my 12 years representing children and families in immigration detention."
Sources said administration officials believed the acting Homeland Security secretary, or his staff, had leaked operational details, putting the plan in jeopardy.
The unprecedented troop deployment comes amid intense pressure from the Trump administration to reduce migration flows.
“It’s an incredibly heartbreaking situation, which seems to happen far too often.”
Mexicans now make up 47% of undocumented immigrants, the first time they have not been a majority since 1965.
“I cannot take the pain any longer,” a 42-year-old immigrant detainee said.
Mexico Arrested Two Caravan Organizers Amid Pressure From The Trump Administration To Stop Immigrants
"The Mexican government has detained them to present them as trophies before the United States government," the immigrant rights group said.
The Trump Administration Is Canceling English Classes, Soccer, And Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
Officials are scaling back or shutting down activities for unaccompanied immigrant children "that are not directly necessary for the protection of life and safety."
A 40-year-old Honduran woman is the second person to die shortly after crossing the border in recent days.
The 25-year-old died Saturday at a hospital after complaining about chest pain.
Immigrants also had limited access to showers and clean clothing, with some wearing soiled clothing for days or weeks, inspectors found.
Trump Said He Will Impose A 5% Tariff On Mexico Until It Does More To Stop Immigrants From Reaching The US Border
“We really do not want to do this, but we have to in order to protect the country.”
The GoFundMe Wall Project Isn't Being Built On The "Most Important Mile" Of Borderland, Despite Claims, Officials Say
US officials said they've already prioritized construction on areas that "will most impact border security operations."
The ACLU Has Filed A $100 Million Claim Against The US Over The Fatal Border Patrol Shooting Of A Guatemalan Woman
Claudia Patricia Gómez, 20, was shot in the head after her group was confronted by a Border Patrol agent in Texas.
The girl had a history of congenital heart defects and fell into a coma after surgery, officials said.
"I don’t know how we’re going to be able to afford to stay in Juárez for that long," a father of three said. "It’s dangerous here for migrants."
The 16-year-old had been in the custody of Border Patrol for a week.
“The children are the most vulnerable, and we have seen four back-to-back cases of children who have lost their lives this way."
Immigrants Are Being Forced To Sleep Outside On The Ground At This Texas Facility: "Why Do They Treat Us Like This?"
“We were all piled on top of each other on the pavement. We hardly slept,” one 14-year-old immigrant told BuzzFeed News.