New arrest numbers highlight the difficulties experts encounter in interpreting migration patterns.
Officials say the new plan is built to address backlog issues. But advocates say it will result in fewer people getting asylum.
This week, public records revealed how ICE has scanned facial data from millions of driver's license photos. But the agency's collaboration with state DMVs might go deeper.
The Supreme Court rejected the reasoning behind the administration's proposed addition of the question, so the president would need to provide a new rationale.
The government's own internal report confirms some of the claims made by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others this week.
The 2020 candidate's plan focuses on executive actions that could happen with or without Congress getting on board.
The legislation, which disproportionately affects black voters, will prevent hundreds of thousands of citizens from voting.
A coalition of black and migrant trans women say they're fighting for survival against an immigration and criminal justice system that has endangered their lives.
Biden went after Trump for denying detained children beds, blankets, and toothbrushes. But the Obama administration did the same thing, albeit in different circumstances.
The high court's decision didn't take issue with the question itself, but rather the administration's tactics.
The international idea of who counts as a refugee is over half a century old. But today the lines between "refugee," "migrant," and "illegal border crosser" have all begun to blur.
All of the 2020 Democrats want immigration reform, but so far only a few of them have described what that would entail.
Detention centers on the border are notorious for being "black boxes," and outside monitoring is rare.
Federal statute protects the most basic of children's rights—but advocates say the government is still trying to find loopholes.
The national election in Guatemala likely marked the bitter end to what was once the most hopeful anti-corruption movement in the hemisphere.
The announcement likely has to do more with Trump's re-election campaign than an actual ICE operation. But that won't stop it from spreading fear through immigrant communities.
While conspiracy theorists blame the spread of the disease on the migrants themselves, research indicates that severe overcrowding in U.S. detention facilities and shelters on the Mexican side of the border are causing outbreaks.
Because the protection is only a temporary status and doesn't offer a path to citizenship, it puts recipients in a legal gray zone.
Hackers got access to photos of border crossers and their license plates this week, raising questions about border authorities' plans to collect reams of sensitive biometric information.
A former Obama administration official says that canceling classes hurts children's mental health and could also make it harder to catch physical health issues.
The Trump team is working on a "safe third country" agreement with Mexico, which would make migrants who travel through Mexico ineligible for asylum in the United States.
The agency in charge of unaccompanied minors arriving on the border couldn't answer key questions about the number of children who have died since Trump took office.
Customs and Border Protection searches of buses have increased—even far from the border.
As Trump announced he would raise tariffs on Mexican goods, the president of Mexico published an open letter to Trump.
The hard drive of a deceased GOP strategist reveals an effort to undercount Democratic Latinxs.
The 2020 Democratic candidate's plan also includes $5 billion in aid funding to multiple Central American countries.
A new bill is making its way through the state legislature as recent reports of migrant child deaths raise concerns about transparency.
We now know of six children who died after spending time in government custody in the last eight months. Advocates and politicians have raised the alarm that there could be more.
Immigration advocates argue that ICE detention has exploded because the Trump administration is targeting more immigrants than ever before.
The government is keeping children in rudimentary detention facilities for extended periods of time, in the care of agents who are not trained to recognize when children are ill.
Without action from the president or Congress, DACA is unlikely to survive through the end of the year.
Two recent deaths have renewed questions about whether or not the government can adequately care for minors in its custody.
Research has found that migrants and refugees don't spread diseases to host populations, though migrants themselves are often at higher risk of illness because of poor living conditions.
As with any data set, understanding Customs and Border Protection's new statistics means looking at more than just the numbers.
A federal court has decided to allow the administration to continue sending asylum seekers back to Mexico as the lawsuit against the Remain in Mexico plan makes its way through the legal system.
The agency announced a new policy meant to combat sanctuary city policies, but legal experts say ICE's actual motives might be different.
We collected a list of states with sanctuary—and anti-sanctuary—policies. But it was more complicated than you might think.
The Department of Homeland Security will use the tests to identify what it calls fraudulent families. But advocates say the plan raises privacy concerns.
The new plan could mean more asylum claims will be denied, according to advocates.
A social worker explains how the president's latest memo could affect asylum seekers as they await the outcome of their court proceedings.
Under a new plan, people who have been in the country for up to two years would be treated as if they just crossed the border—and they could be swiftly deported.