asylum seekers

10.11.19

13,000 Migrant Kids Are Stuck Waiting in Mexico Thanks to Trump’s Policy

More than a quarter of them are under 5, and at least 400 are infants

10.10.19

Hundreds of Migrants Just Shut Down a Bridge Between the U.S. and Mexico

They camped out to protest the Trump policy that's forced tens of thousands of asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are decided.

10.8.19

Julián Castro Tried to Get 12 Migrants out of the 'Remain in Mexico' Program. They Were All Turned Away.

DHS has said people from “vulnerable populations” can be removed from the program on a “case-by-case basis.” Not this time.

10.1.19

The Trump Administration Just Made It Harder for Migrants Fleeing Gang Violence to Stay in the U.S.

New guidance, based on a ruling by Attorney General William Barr, says someone facing persecution because of family ties has to prove they’re from a well-known family.

9.10.19

How Trump Is Winning His War on Asylum Seekers

“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”

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7.12.19

ICE Raids Are Coming to 9 Major Cities on Sunday. Here's What You Need to Know.

They're meant to target 2,000 undocumented immigrants who have received deportation orders but will likely result in “collateral” deportations

7.3.19

A 2-Year-Old Migrant Girl Has Gone Missing in the Rio Grande River

Her mother, who is from Haiti, was apprehended near the Texas town of Del Rio

6.14.19

Migrant Detention Centers Are Getting Slammed with Mumps and Chickenpox

Since September, U.S. immigration officials have quarantined 5,200 adult migrants due to ongoing disease outbreaks

5.1.19

The Trump administration is going to DNA-test families at the border

Only 1% of groups apprehended at the border have lied about being related or claimed someone older than 18 as a child.

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