Emails Reveal How the Trump Administration Backed Down on Asylum Restrictions
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.
A Judge Strikes Down Trump's Asylum Ban on Victims of Domestic Violence and Gang Brutality
In his ruling, Judge Emmet Sullivan argued that the government ought to consider asylum requests on a case-by-case basis.
Migrants From Central America Face a Long Road to Asylum
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 Backlash, the Army Suspends the Discharge of Immigrant Recruits
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.
A Ruling by Jeff Sessions Could Keep Abuse Victims From Claiming Asylum
The ruling will likely be challenged by immigration advocates, who have continually pushed back against Sessions' efforts to tighten immigration laws.
How Political Corruption Fuels Gang Violence in Central America
Behind the devastating crime rates in the region lies an insidious network of political collaboration with violent gangs like MS-13.
Derailing Stereotypes of Masculinity, Queerness, and Gang Violence
In her new book, Vanessa Panfil offers a detailed and nuanced portrayal of homosexual life among gangs in Ohio.
Media as Both Weapon and Defense in the Mexican Drug War
The impact of social media and the press on the drug war, and vice versa.