After a judge blocked the administration's attempt to categorically deny asylum to those fleeing domestic violence and gang violence, administration officials acquiesced and sent out new guidance to asylum officers and immigration judges.
In his ruling, Judge Emmet Sullivan argued that the government ought to consider asylum requests on a case-by-case basis.
As the caravan of migrants heads north, one case demonstrates how difficult attaining asylum can be for people who face violence and even certain death if they return home.
After news broke in July that the United States Army was quietly discharging immigrant recruits, high-ranking military officials have ordered a halt to the discharges.
The ruling will likely be challenged by immigration advocates, who have continually pushed back against Sessions' efforts to tighten immigration laws.
Behind the devastating crime rates in the region lies an insidious network of political collaboration with violent gangs like MS-13.
In her new book, Vanessa Panfil offers a detailed and nuanced portrayal of homosexual life among gangs in Ohio.
The impact of social media and the press on the drug war, and vice versa.