ICE's New Policy Will Give the Agency More Discretion to Deport Victims of Crimes
The reversal of long-standing internal guidelines on U-visas might lead to the deportation of immigrants with legitimate claims to legal status.
ICE Is Detaining More People Than Ever—and for Longer
Between May and July, the average number of days detainees spent in custody went from 28 to 46.
A Prominent Leader of the Women's March Was Among Those Removed From the Democratic Debate for Protesting
Detroit police removed a group of protesters that criticized Bill de Blasio's handling of police brutality as well as protesters from an immigrants' rights group.
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.
The Real Intention Behind the Recent ICE Raids Is Intimidation
While only 35 arrests were reported during the most recent, multi-city raids, the campaigns have caused widespread fear and tangible impacts on the daily routines of immigrant families.
'There Is a Hidden Violence': Jeremy Slack on the Human Tragedy of Deportation
In his new book, Deported to Death, Jeremy Slack undertakes one of the most thorough efforts to date to track the fate of deportees.
Persecution Based on Family Ties Will No Longer Qualify as Grounds for Asylum, the Attorney General Rules
The decision could affect thousands of asylum seekers fleeing violence, particularly from Central America.
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.
Legal Asylum Seekers Are Punished by Trump's Newest Immigration Policy
By choosing to follow migration rules and wait for months at a time, legal asylum seekers will now be subjected to a rule that renders most of them ineligible for migration.
Immigrants Are Changing Their Routines Out of Fear, a Survey Finds
Even permanent residents and naturalized citizens report avoiding activities like driving, visiting a doctor, or talking with teachers.
'The Border Has Become the United States': How a New Trump Administration Rule Will Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants within the U.S. could be summarily deported without a day in court.
Immigration Courts Are Replacing Interpreters With Orientation Videos
The new measure is intended to reduce costs and accelerate proceedings, but even immigration judges are questioning it.
New Research Debunks the Myth That Mexican Immigrants Can't Assimilate
A new study finds that immigrants from our neighbor to the south are learning English and regularly interacting with non-Mexicans at higher rates than in previous decades.
The Authors of Offensive Posts in Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Have Yet to Be Punished
The agency won't say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.
What Will Happen If Trump Speeds Up the Asylum Process?
Officials say the new plan is built to address backlog issues. But advocates say it will result in fewer people getting asylum.
Homeland Security Uses Foreign Databases to Accuse Immigrants of Gang Involvement
The information is being provided through a new "fusion" intelligence-gathering center in El Salvador that is funded by the Department of State.
The Department of Labor Is Making It Harder for Trafficking Victims to Get Protection
Advocates fear that a new policy on visa certifications will further discourage survivors from reporting crimes.
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.
Asylum Seekers Report Being Victims of Violence While Waiting in Mexico
The "Remain in Mexico" plan promised humanitarian visas and work permits. But asylum seekers are being sent back to dangerous living conditions.
Cory Booker's Immigration Plan Focuses on Day-One Changes
The 2020 candidate's plan focuses on executive actions that could happen with or without Congress getting on board.