Court Denies Asylum To 28 Detained Latin American MothersA legal ruling that would send 28 detained immigrant mothers and their children back to Latin America despite their claims they face persecution upon return was upheld on Monday by a federal appeals court.
Texan Guilty Of Forced Labor Said She Was "Voice Of God"Prosecutors said that a Texan who claimed to be the "voice of God" faces up to 60 years in prison for forcing two immigrants to work for years without pay. Olga Sandra Murra of Fort Worth smuggled both women into the U.S. in the late 1990s.
Federal Immigration Court Backlog Tops 500,000 Pending CasesThe Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review said Wednesday there are now 500,051 pending immigration cases in the agency's courts.
Ex-Immigration Attorney In Texas Barred From PracticingAn immigration lawyer who filed asylum documents on behalf of clients while knowing they were ineligible can no longer practice in Texas.
Dallas Immigrant Families React to Supreme Court DeadlockDaniel Badillo, 11, of Dallas is afraid his mother will be deported.
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.
Justice Dept. Pushes Back Against Texas Judge's Immigration SanctionsThe Justice Department told Judge Hanen on Tuesday that there's insufficient evidence to show that the government withheld information or intentionally deceived the judge or the states.
Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration CaseA federal judge in Texas who initially blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action has ordered that Justice Department attorneys attend an ethics course for misleading him about whether the administration had begun implementing one of the proposed measures.
Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration CaseTwenty-six states filed a lawsuit over the measures in 2014.
Complaint: U.S. Border & Customs Officers Abusing ResidentsImmigrant advocates are complaining about U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers' actions toward residents along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas and New Mexico.
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.