A senior administration official says the ban will stay in effect until the end of 2020 in an effort to free up jobs.
Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
The program offers each adult $500 to be distributed through nonprofit groups in an effort to protect recipients from providing personal information that might cost them other benefits or increase their danger of being deported.
Central Florida's immigrants are concerned over a tweet from President Trump to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marcos Saul Aurora Gonzalez is undocumented and therefore, ineligible for any of the federal stimulus money, up to $1,200 per adult, that is supposed to be arriving soon to roughly 60 million Americans.
A 19-year-old Guatemala woman, who was 8-months pregnant, died after falling over a section of the border barrier near El Paso.
A federal appeals court temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts.
Greyhound said it would provide its drivers and bus station employees updated training regarding the new policy, and that it would place stickers on all its buses clearly stating that it does not consent to the searches.
The Polk County family of four has split into pairs - two living in Florida and two living in Mexico.
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
It turns out Mexico won't be paying for the wall after all.
Three women died and two other people were detained after federal agents were called to rescue a group who had crossed the border from Mexico illegally and got lost in frigid weather near a Southern California mountain, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said.
The controversial proposal would mandate all public and private employers use E-Verify, a federal program that checks the legal eligibility of new workers.
Like California's controversial Assembly Bill 5, one of the PRO Act's stated purposes is to end worker misclassification and stop employers from denying workers benefits by doing so. It passed in a 224-194 vote, mostly along party lines.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it was restricting immigrants from six additional countries that officials said failed to meet minimum security standards.
The pills, which tested positive for fentanyl, totaled 243 grams. A dose of just 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be fatal, according to experts.
The rules printed in the Federal Register on Thursday say applicants will be denied tourist visas if they're determined by consular officers to be traveling to the U.S. primarily to give birth.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, so the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) branches in Tampa and Atlanta launched awareness outreach campaigns in their communities.
Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.