Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention facilities where at least one detainee has tested positive for COVID-19 and advocates fear tight quarters and overall conditions could cause rapid spread of the virus.
By Ben Fox, Philip Marcelo, Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely.
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
Medical professionals and children’s welfare advocates have warned of health risks from detaining migrant children and separating them from family members. Now, a government agency has delivered a comprehensive report on the issue. Lisa Desjardins talks to Ann Maxwell, assistant…
A lawsuit seeks to force the detention center operator to turn over profits it gained by underpaying them — an amount that could reach into the millions.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
McAleenan's testimony comes one week after Democrats released a report that found 18 children under 2 years old were kept from their parents for up to six months.
By Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.
By Gretchen Frazee
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently called the migrant detention facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border "concentration camps." Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, has called on her to apologize for the remarks.
By Astrid Galvan, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Immigrant advocates say baby should not have been kept in the overcrowded McAllen, Texas processing facility and should have instead been in a neonatal unit.
By Associated Press
Customs and Border Protection says "a large number" of people in custody were found Tuesday to have high fevers.
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