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By María Verza, Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
A surge in crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months has led U.S. Border agents to drop some migrants off at sites in rural American towns, to begin their wait for court hearings. But these towns often lack the…
By Dan Lieberman, Lena I. Jackson, David Coles
The U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
The Trump administration is proposing major changes to rules about how long migrant families can be held in government custody, arguing that the move will yield more humane conditions in detention facilities. But critics fear the regulations will have the…
A new investigation by the Associated Press and FRONTLINE finds allegations of physical and sexual abuse for some migrant children who are moved into government-funded foster care after they are separated from their families. Jeffrey Brown talks to the AP’s…
Recent immigration debates have focused on illegal entry into the U.S. But the Trump administration is issuing new rules to limit legal immigration, by penalizing green card seekers who use, or might eventually use, public benefits. Yamiche Alcindor talks to…
On Thursday, federal immigration officials released 300 of the nearly 700 people arrested Wednesday in Mississippi workplace sweeps believed to be the largest single-state action of the kind in U.S. history. The raids targeted immigrant workers in food processing plants.
The American Civil Liberties Union says the Trump administration has continued to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, despite a federal judge’s 2018 ruling to stop the practice. Amna Nawaz talks to the ACLU’s Lee Galernt…
President Trump’s recent verbal attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., were sparked by the congressman’s criticism of migrant facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border. The White House disputed Cummings’ characterizations. So what do we actually know about what’s going on in…
Although “build the wall” was one of President Trump’s most-recognized campaign chants, he has found other ways to limit immigration and expand enforcement while in office. This past week included an ICE crackdown on undocumented immigrants who have removal orders,…
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