Court: Asylum Not Automatic For Former Gang MembersImmigrants in the United States illegally are not automatically eligible for asylum on the basis that they are former gang members who risk persecution if they return home.
Mayors Of 'Sanctuary Cities' Say They'll Fight Trump's PlansDemocratic mayors of several major U.S. cities say they'll do all they can to protect residents from deportation, despite President-elect Donald Trump's vows to withhold potentially millions of dollars in taxpayer money
Officials: 150 US Border Agents Being Sent To South TexasFederal officials say 150 Border Patrol agents will be deployed to South Texas from Arizona, California and elsewhere to help process a spike in immigrants who have been apprehended after illegally entering the U.S.
Obama To Expand Refugee Program For Central AmericansThe Obama administration is expanding efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.
Supreme Court Blocks Obama Immigration Plan In 4-4 TieA tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.
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.
Migrant Children Kept From Enrolling In SchoolIn at least 35 districts in 14 states, hundreds of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have been discouraged from enrolling in schools.
Supreme Court Sets Election-Year Clash On ImmigrationTexas is leading 26 mainly Republican-dominated states in challenging the Democratic administration's immigration plan.
U.S. Agents Round Up Central Americans Slated For DeportationA federal official says immigration agents conducted raids in several states over the weekend and detained 121 adults and children who have been slated for deportation.
More Immigrant Children Cross Texas BorderBorder Patrol agents recently caught several Central American immigrant children after they crossed the Rio Grande.
Immigrants Detained In Fake Border Patrol SUV In TexasA dozen smuggled immigrants have been detained after being crammed into a fake Border Patrol SUV that was stopped by a real officer in Texas.
Border Patrol Arrests Soar 52 PercentThe U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52 percent jump from August 2014.