The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.
A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a December 2019 ruling
A federal judge in New York has ruled that Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf assumed his position unlawfully. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis's ruling invalidates Wolf’s suspension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields young people from deportation.
Some quick and dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden administration.
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases involving Trump administration policies at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Agents with U.S. Border Patrol in Texas arrested nearly 300 undocumented immigrants in eighteen hours after a series of operations with other law enforcement agencies.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it has awarded two contracts to build roughly 40 miles of new border walls in Webb County, Texas.
A federal complaint filed Monday alleges a south Georgia detention center performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that while he won’t tear down President Trump’s much-touted wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, he also won’t continue construction of the barrier if he’s elected president in November.
The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels before deporting them to their home countries.
International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America.
Students who are participating in the SEVP but are taking a full course load of only online classes, will no longer be permitted to remain within in the United States, according to ICE.
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.