Immigrant advocates and humanitarian groups have criticized Trump's hard-line policies as inhumane and have said the U.S. is abdicating its role as a safe haven for refugees.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
State Department documents offer a rare glimpse into the divide between career diplomats and a new administration eager to end a program protecting nearly 400,000 migrants from Central America and Haiti.
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
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…
The ACLU and other attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the government violated immigrants’ rights and traumatized young children who were taken from their parents after crossing the border illegally.
By Associated Press
The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Steven Menashi refused to answer questions from Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Dick Durbin of Illinois about his work on immigration issues, including a policy to separate migrant children from their families…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The Department of Health and Human Services said about 225 children are being held at the site in Carrizo Springs, with plans to expand to as many as 1,300, making it one of the biggest camps in the U.S. government…
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday that children should never be held in immigration detention facilities or separated from their families.
By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Associated Press
"We already have a compromise," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, citing the Senate bill, which passed Wednesday on a lopsided 84-8 vote.
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