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A Top Immigration Official Appears To Be Warning Asylum Officers About Border Screenings

The email appeared to push asylum officers to stop allowing passage to some people seeking refuge at an initial screening at the border.

Hamed Aleaziz • 6 hours ago

A “Listless” 1-Month-Old Girl And Her Teenage Mother Were Discovered In Border Patrol Detention

Attorneys, who were shocked by their discovery inside a Texas detention facility, said the prematurely born baby was lethargic, cold, and not eating.

Hamed Aleaziz • 4 days ago

Photos Of Travelers Coming In And Out Of The US Have Been Hacked And Stolen

A Border Patrol database of traveler photos and license plate images was "compromised by a malicious cyber-attack."

Davey Alba • 8 days ago

Trump’s New Immigration Services Chief Took A Hard Line On Immigrants’ Children

“We will continue to work to stem the crisis at our southwest border," Ken Cuccinelli said in an email to staff.

Hamed Aleaziz • 8 days ago

Trump Plans To Make It Harder For Many Unaccompanied Immigrant Children To Apply For Asylum

Earlier this year, officials said they were on track to house a record number of unaccompanied children in shelters scattered across the US.

Hamed Aleaziz • 18 days ago

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.”

Adolfo Flores • 18 days ago

Trump Is Considering Denying Asylum To Immigrants Who Travel Through A Third Country

The proposal could be a major escalation in the administration’s attempts to deter asylum-seekers from coming to the US.

Hamed Aleaziz • 19 days ago

The Director Of US Citizenship And Immigration Services Is Resigning As Trump Continues His Purge

L. Francis Cissna’s departure is the latest high-profile shake-up at the Department of Homeland Security in recent weeks.

Hamed Aleaziz • 24 days ago

More Than 52,000 People Are Now Being Detained By ICE, An Apparent All-Time High

"This is an avoidable humanitarian crisis manufactured by the Trump administration's harsh policies," a former senior ICE official said.

Hamed Aleaziz • 28 days ago

A Migrant Teen Died In Border Patrol Custody After Being Detained For A Week

The 16-year-old had been in the custody of Border Patrol for a week.

Hamed Aleaziz • 29 days ago

This NBA Star Has Dreamed Of Playing In The Finals. He Could Be Arrested For Going.

The 6-foot-11-inch NBA center has been a high-profile target of the Turkish government, which has accused the player of "terror" ties.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

The Trump Administration Can Continue To Force Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico, A Federal Appeals Court Ruled

The 9th Circuit allowed the administration to continue its controversial policy while the case makes its way through the appeals process.

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

The Trump Administration's Decision To Withhold Bail From Asylum-Seekers Is Being Challenged In Court

"No matter what they say, the goal is to send the message to immigrants that they should not come to the US and apply for asylum," an ACLU attorney said.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

A 16-Year-Old Unaccompanied Immigrant Boy Has Died In US Government Custody

No health concerns were initially observed, but he soon became “noticeably ill" and required hospitalization, a Health and Human Services spokesperson said.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

Trump Wants To Speed Up Asylum Cases And Start Charging An Application Fee

The president also wants to limit job permits for those who cross the US border without authorization.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

A Judge Has Been Indicted For Allegedly Helping An Undocumented Immigrant Escape ICE Arrest

“This is like using a nuclear device to kill a gnat,” said a former federal court judge.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

A Federal Court Is Considering Whether To Allow Trump’s Policy Forcing Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico

“The stakes are very high. If the government is granted a stay, then they will keep expanding this policy, returning more people in more locations."

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago

The Trump Administration Has Set Projected Dates For Closing Foreign Immigration Offices

The move, officials say, will shift services to other agencies and save millions of dollars a year.

Hamed Aleaziz • 2 months ago
Hamed Aleaziz • 2 months ago

Trump Is Threatening To Ship Undocumented Immigrants To Sanctuary Cities

President Trump's comments Friday came after a report that he had floated the idea as a form of political retribution.

Hamed Aleaziz • 2 months ago