Customs And Border Protection
'People Are Being Killed Like Flies': Denied Asylum in the U.S., Cameroonians Fear Increasing Violence Back Home
Martin fled Cameroon when security forces imprisoned his father and started regularly raiding Anglophone villages. The U.S. government might send him back.
Customs and Border Protection Is Separating Families Based on HIV Status
Health and Human Services removed HIV from a list of communicable diseases that bar immigrants from entry into the United States in 2010.
The Trump Administration Is Still Separating Families Over Minor Offenses
At least 911 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the border since June of 2018.
Will Congress Approve New Humanitarian Standards for Immigrant Detention Facilities?
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.
ICE Releases a Dallas-Born Teenager After Wrongful Detention
The case of Francisco Erwin Galicia is one of many instances of a U.S. citizen being targeted for deportation.
Why Did Border Patrol Arrest Fewer People in June?
New arrest numbers highlight the difficulties experts encounter in interpreting migration patterns.
Which Reports on Immigrant Detention Conditions Can We Trust?
The government's own internal report confirms some of the claims made by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others this week.
If Conditions for Detained Migrant Children Got Worse, How Would We Know?
Detention centers on the border are notorious for being "black boxes," and outside monitoring is rare.
What Laws Protect Detained Children From Mistreatment on the Border?
Federal statute protects the most basic of children's rights—but advocates say the government is still trying to find loopholes.
Why Is Border Patrol Stopping Greyhound Buses in Pennsylvania?
Customs and Border Protection searches of buses have increased—even far from the border.
A Fifth Migrant Child Died in U.S. Custody. Why Does This Keep Happening?
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.
One Reason Migrant Children Are Dying in Government Custody: Authorities Can't Tell When They're Sick
Two recent deaths have renewed questions about whether or not the government can adequately care for minors in its custody.
The Government's Numbers Show Increasing Border Arrests. Does That Mean the U.S. Is Facing an Illegal Immigration Crisis?
As with any data set, understanding Customs and Border Protection's new statistics means looking at more than just the numbers.
Trump Wants to Train Border Patrol to Conduct Asylum Interviews
The new plan could mean more asylum claims will be denied, according to advocates.
Border Patrol Can Stop Most Americans in Their Own Neighborhoods. Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Wants to Change That.
For Border Patrol, the border encompasses a 100-mile zone that stretches inwards from Mexico, Canada, and every coast.
In El Paso, Border Patrol Keeps Families Under a Bridge (in Photos)
The agency said that, with government detention facilities overwhelmed, it had nowhere else to hold the families.
Five Takeaways From the Lawsuit Over Trump's Plan to Keep Asylum Seekers in Mexico
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."
Explaining Trump's Border Wall Visit in 14 Figures
Numbers offer the clearest picture of the situation at the border.
Immigrant Rights Groups Are at Odds With Greyhound Over Its Right to Forbid Immigration Enforcement From Entering Buses
The bus company argues it has no choice but to cooperate with Customs and Border Protection agents' searches and interrogation of its passengers.
A New Report Reveals How Family Separation Led Border Officials to Break the Law
Unprepared for the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, overwhelmed border officials illegally detained children in unfit facilities, among other failures.
Following Trump's Immigration Crackdown, Migrants Are Taking More Dangerous Routes Into the U.S.
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.