The Department of Homeland Security is expected to report that it will continue its widespread use of the private facilities, despite their high cost to run and human rights concerns.
The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in Western Europe.
Trump is bringing Obama's half-brother Malik to tonight's debate, a fight broke out in New York over a nude Hillary Clinton statue, Michael Moore unveiled his new Trump documentary, and more.
A new website started by a Syrian refugee living in Germany aims to explain everything from how to navigate the country's bureaucracy to how to order at a restaurant.
Calvin Carter fled Jamaica after he says his boyfriend was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime. But with two misdemeanors on his record, gaining protective status in the US is next to impossible.
More than 42,000 minors entered Germany alone last year seeking protection from conflict zones. Most of them are teens, hoping to adapt to a new culture on their own.
"My personal aim," the co-founder of the publication told VICE, "is to make Daily Resistance the most feared newspaper in Germany, then the most feared newspaper in Europe, and eventually the most feared newspaper in the world."
Last week, a federal appeals court ordered the release of children from immigration detention centers, but that mandate does not apply to their parents.
Immigration judges in Atlanta denied 98 percent of asylum petitions last year—almost twice the national average.
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It can take years for the government to process asylum cases, throwing asylum seekers into legal limbo and leaving many without options for permanent housing.
This is what 'The Pacific Solution' looks like.
The United States almost never grants asylum to citizens of EU countries, but in a select few cases, people have fled violations of their human rights in Europe.
Immigrants are regularly denied bail or offered bail that's too expensive, forcing them to stay in jail sometimes for years, waiting for their day in court.
Those who have a lawyer are five times more likely to be allowed to stay in the US, meaning access to legal aid can be the difference between safety and deportation.
In 2013, Ali Eskandarian was shot dead in New York along with two members of the Iranian punk band Yellow Dogs. Here is an exclusive excerpt from his semi-autobiographical novel, Golden Years.
An ex-KGB officer hiding out in a Canadian church is just the latest in a long tradition of criminals seeking sanctuary in holy places.
In peacetime, Abdul Rahman Masri became one of Syria's most celebrated rappers. Now a refugee in Germany, he's determined to speak for his home nation's lost generation.
Icelanders are cooler than you.
Desperately seeking asylum and not being able to drive down one section of a motorway are clearly two very different plights. Still, there are plenty of pissed off people this side of the Channel, so we went to speak to them.
The "train of second chances" has become a beacon of hope for refugees trying to find a new life in Europe.
The girl starts to cry when Merkel tells her there are "thousands and thousands more" like her.
While photographing refugee camps along the Syrian-Turkish border, Olivia Kortas spent time with the children who were forced to flee their hometown of Kobane.