Sessions Excludes Domestic, Gang Violence From Asylum ClaimsImmigration judges generally cannot consider domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
U.S. Asylum Seekers Wait Their Turn On Mexican BorderLines at border crossings in Texas, California and Arizona are so busy with asylum seekers that some have to wait days, even weeks, to present themselves to U.S. border inspectors.
Next Steps For Migrant Caravan Will Unfold Out Of Public ViewThe caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States have arrived at the border, but the next steps in their journey will unfold mostly out of public view.
Feds Begin Processing Asylum Seekers From Central American CaravanU.S. border inspectors allowed some of the Central American asylum seekers to enter the country for processing, ending a brief impasse over lack of space.
ACLU Sues Government Over Detention Of Asylum SeekersThe ACLU is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in the U.S.
Immigrant Detainee Who Alleged Abuse To Receive TherapyA federal judge agreed to outside mental-health treatment for a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.
Homeland Secretary: Border Wall Would Help Ease 'National Crisis'The new head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says she hopes construction on a border wall will begin soon.
ICE Shutters Detention Alternate For Asylum-SeekersThe Trump administration is shutting down the least restrictive alternative to detention available to asylum-seekers who have entered the U.S. illegally.