Martin fled Cameroon when security forces imprisoned his father and started regularly raiding Anglophone villages. The U.S. government might send him back.
Health and Human Services removed HIV from a list of communicable diseases that bar immigrants from entry into the United States in 2010.
At least 911 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the border since June of 2018.
The House voted to pass legislation to ensure that migrants have access to water, food, and medical services. But the bill will likely face opposition in the Senate.
The case of Francisco Erwin Galicia is one of many instances of a U.S. citizen being targeted for deportation.
New arrest numbers highlight the difficulties experts encounter in interpreting migration patterns.
The government's own internal report confirms some of the claims made by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others this week.
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.
Customs and Border Protection searches of buses have increased—even far from the border.
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.
Two recent deaths have renewed questions about whether or not the government can adequately care for minors in its custody.
As with any data set, understanding Customs and Border Protection's new statistics means looking at more than just the numbers.
The new plan could mean more asylum claims will be denied, according to advocates.
For Border Patrol, the border encompasses a 100-mile zone that stretches inwards from Mexico, Canada, and every coast.
The agency said that, with government detention facilities overwhelmed, it had nowhere else to hold the families.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of 11 asylum seekers who have been returned to Mexico, alleges Border Patrol agents did not assess whether the migrants had reason to "fear for their lives."
Numbers offer the clearest picture of the situation at the border.
The bus company argues it has no choice but to cooperate with Customs and Border Protection agents' searches and interrogation of its passengers.
Unprepared for the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, overwhelmed border officials illegally detained children in unfit facilities, among other failures.
The president continues to mold his anti-immigrant rhetoric into the most restrictive American border policy to date. Experts and advocates worry this double-down on deterrence will make 2018 an especially deadly year for migrants in search of refuge.