According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone.
“The variety is astonishing for one thing,” said John Warnock as he walks along the walls of the Ward 6 Office. He’s walking through a piece of each child’s journey from their home country to the Benedictine Monastery. Some are bright and happy, while others tell a different story.
The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog provided new details about the overcrowding in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, saying that children were being held for more than two weeks and had no access to showers.
Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits challenging the question that the printing of the hundreds of millions of documents for the 2020 counts had started, said Kristen Clarke, executive director of the National Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Democrats have whisked a $4.5 billion bill through the House aimed at improving conditions for thousands of families and other migrants whose sheer numbers have overwhelmed federal immigration authorities.
Jessy Pacheco said he’s grateful to be back home in the U.S. His friend, Carlos Alejandro Delgadillo Romero, was found beaten, shot and killed near the bar where the two were last seen, The incident is under investigation.
The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
The bleak portrait emerged Thursday after a legal team interviewed 60 children at the facility near El Paso that has become the latest place where attorneys say young migrants are describing neglect and mistreatment at the hands of the U.S. government.
A search turned up nearly two dozen packages that were concealed within the vehicle’s rocker panels. The packages held nearly 51 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated value of in excess of $1.2 million.
Two people were arrested and over $324,000 in fentanyl and methamphetamine was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales on Wednesday, June 5, according to a news release.
Authorities found improperly packaged meat and overflowing toilets, among other things. DHS said they have made corrections. One facility in New Jersey was so bad that a kitchen manager was replaced during the surprise inspection.
After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to a scent it was trained to detect, a search led to the discovery of two packages of meth taped to her stomach that weighed almost three pounds and worth nearly $8,000.
Arizona's attorney general wants a settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by Motel 6 guests to be renegotiated, saying it doesn't directly benefit those whose private information was shared with immigration officials
The latest immigration effort by the president focuses on beefing up border security and rethinking the green card system so that it would favor people with high-level skills, degrees and job offers instead of relatives of those already in the country.