Between May and July, the average number of days detainees spent in custody went from 28 to 46.
In his new book, Deported to Death, Jeremy Slack undertakes one of the most thorough efforts to date to track the fate of deportees.
Officials say the new plan is built to address backlog issues. But advocates say it will result in fewer people getting asylum.
The government's own internal report confirms some of the claims made by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others this week.
The Department of Homeland Security is bypassing dozens of laws to speed up the construction of several miles of fencing in Texas.
The "Remain in Mexico" plan promised humanitarian visas and work permits. But asylum seekers are being sent back to dangerous living conditions.
Federal statute protects the most basic of children's rights—but advocates say the government is still trying to find loopholes.
Hackers got access to photos of border crossers and their license plates this week, raising questions about border authorities' plans to collect reams of sensitive biometric information.
This round could be even more costly for U.S. agriculture and consumers.
As Trump announced he would raise tariffs on Mexican goods, the president of Mexico published an open letter to Trump.
A federal court has decided to allow the administration to continue sending asylum seekers back to Mexico as the lawsuit against the Remain in Mexico plan makes its way through the legal system.
A recent arrest put armed militias patrolling the southern border in the public spotlight, but they have a lineage as long as the border itself.
In the last 10 days, the Remain in Mexico plan was blocked by one judge, only for that judge's preliminary injunction to be stayed by another court.
The secretary of Homeland Security, who resigned over the weekend, oversaw most of the Trump administration's family separation efforts.
A federal judge in San Francisco has issued a preliminary injunction against the Migrant Protection Protocols.
For Border Patrol, the border encompasses a 100-mile zone that stretches inwards from Mexico, Canada, and every coast.
If President Donald Trump were to close the border, these people's daily lives (and in many cases, their livelihoods), would be deeply affected.
The agency said that, with government detention facilities overwhelmed, it had nowhere else to hold the families.
Since public outrage forced the administration to abandon family separation, it has been searching for ways to guarantee that families remain in detention prior to a final decision on their immigration cases.
Some assumed courts would stop the plan immediately. But because the details of the plan remain opaque, advocates have had trouble challenging it.
The number of people arrested crossing the southern border skyrocketed last month, according to new statistics. But what's happening is more complicated than the numbers show.