300 of 680 people detained in Mississippi ICE raids released: Report

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Three hundred of 680 people detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in several raids across Mississippi Wednesday were released, the agency said Wednesday night. Just less than half of those detained in raids on seven food processing plants in Bay … Read More

Supreme Court paves way for Trump administration to use military funds for border wall

The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in lifting a freeze backed by a lower court that had halted plans to use $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall construction. The decision, which split the bench along ideological lines, allows … Read More

US expands powers to deport migrants without going to court

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Rights activists protesting against ICE near the organization’s headquarters in Washington DC last week – Reuters The US government is introducing a new fast-track deportation process that will bypass immigration courts. Under the new rules, migrants who cannot prove they … Read More

America closes the doors to asylum-seekers from the South

A new rule issued by the White House effectively prevents Latin Americans from claiming asylum at the southern border. COUNT THE ways in which the government under President Donald Trump has grown more hostile to foreigners who seek sanctuary. For … Read More