From Fox News Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using flights deporting illegal immigrants to two Central American countries to bring back Americans stranded by restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. ICE, working with the State Department, has brought home 209 U.S. citizens on the return leg of two deportation flights to El Salvador and Honduras, the […]

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Rule will require immigration officers to collect cheek swabs from what could amount to hundreds of thousands of people a year

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A court once again blocked a Trump policy that requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico, but then it put the ruling on pause.

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From Fox News Georgia State Rep. Philip Singleton appeared on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday vowing to crack down on sanctuary cities in the Peach State in support of President Trump. “There is a sanctuary city portion of our code that prevents it in the state of Georgia but there is no enforcement mechanism,” Singleton told “Fox & […]

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From CBS News Washington — The Trump administration on Monday began enforcing stringent income-based requirements for green cards and certain visas, instituting the most ambitious unilateral effort in recent history to change the nation’s legal immigration system. After multiple legal barriers blocking the implementation of the new requirements were cleared by the conservative-leaning Supreme Court, […]

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My family’s refugee story shows that we can have an immigration policy that is both sane and humane.

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Needing to see for ourselves what was going on, we ended up doing days of volunteer work with asylum seekers.

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Commercial database that maps movements of millions of cellphones is deployed by immigration and border authorities

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For Texas high school students who live in Mexico, the border wall debate is more about daily logistics than politics.

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Faced with constitutional challenges to the president’s initiative, the judicial branch has run for cover in a manner that strains credibility.

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As lawmakers, immigration attorneys and advocates call for the end of the Migrant Protection Protocols, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would expand to include Brazilians.

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Three years after President Trump vowed to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico to stop illegal immigrants, a much more effective obstacle has emerged: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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Immigration attorneys say pricey commissary goods are part of a broader strategy by private prisons to harness cheap inmate labor that lowers operating costs and boosts profits.

Immigrants and activists say facilities such as those owned by Boca Raton, Fla.-based Geo Group Inc., the nation’s largest for-profit corrections company, deliberately skimp on essentials, even food, to coerce detainees to labor for pennies an hour to supplement meager rations.

Read the rest of the Reuters story here.

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Despite acknowledging that they “dropped the ball” by releasing more than 200 asylum seekers onto the streets of El Paso without money or means of transportation—or without warning local officials—Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials said they plan to release hundreds more over Christmas, U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke told Texas Monthly Monday. The move over the holiday has […]

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The border wall has become the stumbling block between Republicans and Democrats over government funding, leading to a shutdown of the federal government. A wall, however, already exists along stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border. The New York Times created an interactive graphic to show what’s already in place. For more on the Wall — whether we […]

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Claudia Kolker, author of The Immigrant Advantage: What We Can Learn from Newcomers to America about Health, Happiness and Hope, has been volunteering to help asylum-seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border navigate the legal process. She recently wrote this opinion piece for the Houston Chronicle: I was standing in a trailer in South Texas, anxiously sipping from a […]

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President Trump, in a meeting with Democratic leaders in the Oval Office yesterday, threatened to shut down the federal government later this month if Congress doesn’t approve funding for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. But is it worth it? Will the wall, and the billions it will cost, result in better border security? […]

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President Trump has proposed a fence that would stretch 2,000 miles and cost as much as $25 billion. Economic analysis raises significant questions about what Americans would be getting for their money.

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