Nation Oct 25

Salvadoran migrant Epigmenio Centeno holds the hand of his three-year old son Steven Atonay outside the shelter House of the Migrant, after he has decided to stay with his children in Mexico due to U.S. President Donald Trump's child separation policy, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 19, 2018. Photo by Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters
Tally of children split at border tops 5,400 in new count

U.S. immigration authorities separated more than 1,500 children from their parents at the Mexico border early in the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday, bringing the total number of children separated since July 2017 to more than…

Nation Jul 17

A Honduran migrant with her child are stopped by members of the Mexican National Guard in Anapra, on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on June 28, 2019. Photo by Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters
ACLU seeks to block Trump asylum rule

Civil liberties groups are asking for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration's effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Aug 03

U.S., ACLU divide on how to reunify separated families

The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday revealed widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since the families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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