The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, the head of FEMA denied he intentionally misused government vehicles, but acknowledged an investigation by the inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security. Also, mass evacuations are underway in the Philippines ahead of the…
The number of unaccompanied immigrant children in federal custody have reached their highest levels ever, according to government figures. According to one report, the number has grown five-fold in the last year. What does the staggering increase mean for the…
In our news wrap Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security says it wants to detain migrant families together until their cases are resolved. That goes against the 1997 Flores agreement that requires migrant children be held in the least restrictive…
By Lisa Desjardins, Joshua Barajas, Daniel Bush
A motion filed by 18 attorneys general Monday asked the federal government to provide more immediate information and access to those detained after being separated at the border. Here are highlights from more than 900 pages of declarations, including personal…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement that the armed conflict and extraordinary conditions support the need for continuing the designation. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Two weeks ago, 3-year-old Sofi and her grandmother were making the journey through Mexico to seek asylum in the U.S. Although they entered legally and with guardianship documents, they were separated two days after entering, and two days after President…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
The debate over the agency's future follows the widespread outcry in recent weeks after the Trump administration separated more than 2,000 migrant children from their parents.
By Will Weissert, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
It is not clear how many asylum-seekers are still entering the country, how many are being detained as families, and how many are being released.
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