The Biden administration has quietly tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. instead of being rapidly expelled from the country.
By Elliot Spagat, Julie Watson, Associated Press
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities.
By Garance Burke, Juliet Linderman, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to put off arguments over two controversial Trump administration policies that have been challenged in court now that President Joe Biden has taken steps to unwind them.
By Associated Press
A humanitarian organization led by U.S. military veterans has treated thousands of migrants over the past year at two clinics in a Mexican town across the border from Texas.
By Julie Watson, Associated Press
For the past five years, the European Union has been strengthening its defenses against asylum-seekers who have flooded into the region fleeing war and poverty. But in some parts of Germany, there is a push against the growing influence of…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
A judge has blocked a Trump administration rule that would have put up new roadblocks for asylum-seekers convicted of a variety of crimes. It was set to take effect Friday.
By Malcolm Brabant
The United Kingdom is planning tough new legislation to facilitate the deportation of undocumented migrants. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised the action after more than 6,000 asylum seekers crossed the English Channel this summer from the French port of Calais.
The administration says the measures are meant to maintain public health during the pandemic and reserve jobs for American workers amid the economic crisis.
The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels, sometimes for weeks, before deporting them to their home countries under policies that have effectively shut down the nation’s asylum system.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.