An official says U.S. authorities encountered nearly double the number children traveling alone across the Mexican border in one day this week than on an average day last month.
By Ben Fox, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he will push for comprehensive immigration reform to get through Congress.
By Associated Press
The memo says federal agencies will use the facility to house boys ages 15 to 17. The memo describes the soon-to-open site as a "decompression center."…
By Nomaan Merchant, Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
More than 2,000 unaccompanied children have been expelled from the United States since March under an emergency declaration enacted by the Trump administration.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
By Hari Sreenivasan, Cat Wise
Like many college students, 19-year-old Jimmy Rodriguez has a lot on his plate. But unlike most of his peers, Rodriguez, a DACA beneficiary, is pursuing a degree and a future in a country he may one day be forced to…
The Trump administration’s policies around immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border have stirred major controversy for more than a year. Now a new book, “Border Wars,” examines how the administration implemented its “zero tolerance” policy and looked for other ways to…
In our Friday news wrap, House Democrats voted to end the national emergency declaration that allows money to be diverted from the military to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate already approved the measure, but…
By Garance Burke, Juliet Linderman, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
Dozens of families are now preparing to sue the federal government, including several who say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care.
By Associated Press
A three-judge panel for the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco dismissed a challenge to a lower court decision that authorities had failed to provide safe and sanitary conditions for the children under the 1997 settlement.
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