Key facts about refugees to the U.S.

Syrian refugees take notes during their vocational ESL class at the International Rescue Committee center in San Diego on Aug. 31, 2016. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) The United States plans to admit a maximum of 18,000 refugees in fiscal year 2020, down … Read More

A refugee camp grows on the US-Mexico border

In Mexico’s Matamoros, thousands of asylum seekers wait in an encampment for their asylum cases to be heard in the US. Matamoros, Mexico – Preparing for lunch hour, Maria* adds firewood to her wide mud stove shaded by a tarp shelter amid … Read More

ICE is fingerprinting teen migrants

ICE agents taking an immigrant’s fingerprints in 2017. Photo: Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have been tasked since January with fingerprinting teens in child migrant shelters who entered the country … Read More

Justice Department Sues New Jersey, California and King County, Wash., Over ‘Unlawful’ Immigration Policies

Attorney General William Barr participates in a press conference at the Department of Justice along with DOJ officials on February 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. -Sarah Silbiger/GettyImages The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced three separate lawsuits on Monday against … Read More

Mexico Breaks Up a Migrant Caravan, Pleasing White House

The Mexican authorities used pepper spray on a caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants who tried to enter the country illegally and dangled the possibility of jobs for those who registered. MEXICO CITY — For generations, Mexico served as a … Read More

Supreme court allows Trump to enforce new hardline immigration policy

  Alexandria Ocasio Cortez labels ruling ‘shameful’ Opponents argue it is essentially a ‘wealth test’ US supreme court building is seen in Washington. Photograph: Will Dunham/Reuters The US supreme court has allowed the Trump administration to block immigrants seeking permanent residency … Read More

Mexico is cracking down on another US-bound migrant caravan

National Guard troops threw rocks and tear gas at Hondurans trying to cross the Guatemalan border on Monday. Salvadoran migrant Carlos Gutierrez, part of a caravan of mostly Hondurans heading to the US, puts his shoes on at the international … Read More

Denver misleading public by ignoring subpoenas on detained illegal immigrants: ICE official

The city of Denver is misleading the public in its strategy to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from obtaining information on illegal immigrants, ICE Deputy Executive Associate Director for Enforcement and Removal Operations Henry Lucero claimed Saturday. Appearing on “Fox & Friends: Weekend” with hosts Jason Chaffetz, … Read More

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border. The Department of Homeland Security started running flights from Tucson, Ariz., … Read More

Judge refuses to second-guess family separations at border

FILE – In this July 16, 2019, file photo, people wait to apply for asylum in the United States along the border in Tijuana, Mexico. A federal judge rules that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating … Read More

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