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The Trump Administration Plans To Deny Work Permits To Asylum-Seekers Who Cross The Border

The proposal would deny thousands of people who cross the border each year to seek asylum in the US the right to apply to legally work.

Hamed Aleaziz • One day ago

Top Immigration Officials Gave Asylum Officers The Wrong Instructions On Trump’s New Restrictive Policy

The botched guidance was corrected in an email three days after it was sent to border officials around the country.

Hamed Aleaziz • 2 days ago

ICE Is Detaining Thousands Of Immigrants Who Have Passed A Test Showing Fear Of Persecution Or Torture

"We already knew that Trump had reversed the Obama administration's reforms, but these extraordinarily high numbers are shocking."

Hamed Aleaziz • 6 days ago

A New Trump Policy Could Deny Green Cards To Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits

The new policy, long in the works, will reshape the immigration system.

Hamed Aleaziz • 10 days ago

Hundreds Of Employees Were Arrested In An ICE Raid. The Bosses Went Home Without A Charge.

Unlike the immigrants detained in a massive sweep this week, their employers weren't criminally charged or arrested. It's unlikely they'll face prosecution.

Adolfo Flores • 13 days ago

More Than 200 Kids Were Missing From Schools After A Massive ICE Raid In Mississippi

“It’s a sad situation. I’m a mother and I’m just imagining my child in that situation. It’s heartbreaking,” a Mississippi school official said.

Hamed Aleaziz • 13 days ago

Families "Are Scared To Death" After A Massive ICE Operation Swept Up Hundreds Of People

About 680 suspected undocumented workers were arrested in Mississippi in one of the largest worksite operations ever conducted by ICE agents.

Hamed Aleaziz • 14 days ago

More Than 100 Immigrants Were Pepper-Sprayed At An ICE Facility

Officials used pepper spray to quell a protest by immigrants in the Louisiana center’s yard, a source told BuzzFeed News.

Hamed Aleaziz • 16 days ago

The Trump Administration Is Ending An Immigration Benefit For Filipino Veterans And Haitians

The programs were ended after Trump signed an executive order in January 2017.

Hamed Aleaziz • 20 days ago

Former Top Obama Official Criticizes Democratic Candidates For “Unfair Attack” On Immigration Record

“It is a gross misrepresentation of President Obama’s track record on immigration,” said the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Hamed Aleaziz • 20 days ago

The Trump Administration Is Scrambling To Make Its “Safe Third Country” Asylum Deal With Guatemala A Reality, A Memo Shows

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is planning to travel to Guatemala where he will press for plans on how the country will implement the surprise agreement.

Hamed Aleaziz • 22 days ago

The Trump Administration Cut A Question That Could Have Allowed Asylum-Seekers To Try To Avoid Waiting In Mexico

“Do you have a fear of being returned or removed to another country? If so, to which countries do you fear return or removal?," the proposed question read.

Hamed Aleaziz • 23 days ago

Trump Says The US And Guatemala Have Signed A "Safe Third Country" Agreement To Restrict Asylum-Seekers

Thousands of US-bound asylum-seekers could be required to first apply for protection in Guatemala under the agreement.

Adolfo Flores • 26 days ago

A Mexican Man Has Died In ICE Custody In Georgia

The death is the seventh in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody since October.

Hamed Aleaziz • 28 days ago

Trump’s Policy Banning Most Asylum-Seekers Has Been Blocked By A Judge

Hundreds of thousands of Central Americans and others were expected to have been affected by restrictions that went into place last week.

Hamed Aleaziz • 28 days ago

Nationwide ICE Raids Targeted Thousands Of Family Members. Only A Few Dozen Were Arrested.

Immigration enforcement officers had a target list of around 2,000 families across the country. They arrested 35 people in the effort.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

Trump’s Hardline Immigration Chief Was Unlawfully Appointed, Advocates Say

“What they’ve done here is given the president unlimited power to install whoever he wants in a position. He knew Cuccinelli couldn’t be confirmed through the Senate.”

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

The Trump Administration Will Let ICE Officials Deport Certain Immigrants Much Faster

The process will allow immigration officers to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants without a hearing in front of an immigration judge.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

US Asylum Officers Have Been Told To Quickly Process Immigrants Subject To Trump’s Ban

The directive comes days before a pair of lawsuits over the Trump administration’s policy are set to be heard in federal court.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

There Are Extra Beds At Permanent Government Facilities, So Why Aren't Unaccompanied Kids Getting Sent There?

The Trump administration is arguing that a lack of open beds isn’t the issue.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago