Detention Centers Fill Up; Border Detainees Sent To PrisonsMore than 1,600 people arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, including parents who have been separated from their children, are being transferred to federal prisons.
HHS Considering Housing Immigrant Children At Military BasesThe Health and Human Services Department is considering housing children picked up crossing the U.S. border illegally -- either alone or after being separated from their parents by the government -- at military bases.
Report: Homeland Security Fields 1,000 Sex Abuse ComplaintsAn advocacy group said Tuesday that the Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog fielded more than 1,000 complaints of sexual assault or sexual abuse from people in custody in a little more than two years.
Ex-Guard At Private Immigrant Detention Center Pleads GuiltyA former guard at a private immigrant detention center in San Antonio has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a detainee.
Texas Judge Grants Bond To Asylum Seeker With Brain TumorAn immigration judge has granted bond to a Salvadoran woman in a move that may allow her to soon leave a detention facility in Texas to seek treatment for a brain tumor.
Critics Question Possible Family Detention Center In TexasCritics have raised human rights and decency concerns over a proposal to turn an ex-nursing home in Texas into a family detention center for people entering the U.S. illegally.
Hearing Set In Lawsuit Over Licensing Of Detention CentersLawyers for an immigrant rights group will ask a judge to block emergency rules issued by Texas health officials that would allow two immigrant family detention facilities to be licensed as residential child care centers.
U.S. Officials Ask Judge Not To End Immigrant Family DetentionThe U.S. government has asked a federal judge to reconsider her ruling calling for the immediate release of children and their mothers caught entering the U.S. illegally from Mexico.
Lawyers: Immigrant Mothers In Texas Coerced To Wear Ankle MonitorsLawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release.